What I Offer:
A Holistic Approach To Healing & Gaining Clarity On Your Path
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Thank you for your interest in working with me. Below you'll find descriptions of the types of sessions I offer. Scroll down there or stay and read a little bit about my approach first. I view Astrology as an incredible modality for healing & for gaining clarity on various aspects of our life. Be it emotional struggles, relationship dips, vocation & career direction and/or spiritual fulfillment, Astrology offers a frame, language and embodied approach like no other healing modality.
In addition to Astrology, I am trained in various philosophical traditions, cultural theory, trauma theory & mindfulness psychotherapeutic approaches. All of this training & study contributes to my practice and coaching style. I am here first and foremost to support you.
So much of of our suffering comes from conditioning- conditioning from society, media, family, violences we survive and the complicated ways that society teaches us to shut down the most sensitive and creative parts of ourselves.
Astrology is an incredible tool (and ancient system of meaning making) that can help us reclaim so much. It helps us connect to our drive in life. It helps us thrive & heal. What we've been doing as humans, simply isn't working anymore. This is why so many people are gaining renewed interest in Astrology. The ancient meets the contemporary and we create new practices for healing.
My approach is dialogue-based and I will always ask you before we get started what themes are coming up in your life right now. What is it that you're looking for some insight on? Astrology is a co-creative art form in which I work with the archetypes in your chart and you. For me, Astrology is not about 'predicting.' Prediction is about control and control is about living against the stream of life that we can come into a gentle flow with. In my practice, Astrology is about realigning ourselves to our inherent rhythms and our inherent flow.
If it's your first time working with me, I suggest you start with a natal chart reading. Every Astrologer has a different approach and route into opening your chart. When I do a natal reading, I am fully engaged in Soul Work with you. Your soul quite literally speaks through the chart. This is what Astrology is all about. From here, there are other types of sessions to try depending upon what type of guidance you're looking for at different points in your life. Sessions are described below. Please note, all astrology sessions require your birth time, date and location.
Cortes Island Intensive Healing Retreats in British Columbia
Sometimes touching down into intensive periods of self-inquiry work is the most direct route into clearing blocks and inviting healing. For those wanting to immerse themselves in the natural beauty and healing support of Cortes Island, I offer 2-5 day retreat options for individuals or small groups of 2-4 people if you have friends or family you want to plan a self-inquiry retreat with.
Pricing varies depending upon the context of your retreat, which is personalized to meet your healing needs. You are responsible for arranging your accommodations, which I am happy to help with or make recommendations for.
Modalities for Intensive Retreats often include:
Mindful & Gentle Somatics
If you are interested in scheduling a retreat, please contact me for more details. At present, intensives are only offered in June & July.
All sessions are conducted via Zoom. You will have the opportunity to record your session.
All Prices are in USD
Types of Sessions:
Natal Chart Readings ~$185
Approx. 2 hour session that includes an integrative reading of your natal astrology chart designed to open up your soul's callings and core personality needs. These sessions also cover significant transits that you are most likely feeling in your day to day life. I will discuss how your chart speaks to your elemental (water, air, fire & earth) embodiments and any other themes/questions you want to look at. Here we'll cover you core personality (sun, moon & rising) and how it works to support the deep karmic axis of your chart (the nodes of the moon) and how the speak to your own healing & growth needs.
(you'll receive a Zoom recording of this session along with a followup sheet that includes key points & themes for reflection that we discuss)
Astro Coaching Sessions~$95/hr or $50/30 min
Astro coaching is a great way of getting regular support from me and the cosmos. In these sessions, we tailor fit modalities to you and your chart. Sessions include a variety of approaches such as transits, progressions, work with your elemental makeup, creative visualizations and other healing arts modalities to support your healing & growth. These sessions can be as frequent or infrequent as you like. Some people like 6-month check-ins with me and the astrological transits impacting their life while others like to do a more regular basis of astrotherapy. They are particularly useful if you are moving through a life transition where more often than not such transitions are aligned with significant transits such Saturn Returns, a Chiron transit or any Pluto transit.
Reclaiming the Divine Feminine Reading~$105/hr
This reading opens up how the divine feminine energies manifest in your chart and life. Depending upon your chart, focus is on a combination of the Asteroids- Ceres, Vesta, Juno & Pallas in addition to Lilith and Venus. These sessions works to untangle your divine feminine energies from the ways that personal experiences combined with cultural and social norms often teach us to silence, distort, mistrust or repress these energies. Empowering and freeing, these sessions are all about reclaiming and learning how our natal charts and current transits help us move forward along these paths of reclaiming. Divine feminine energy manifests in all of us, regardless of gender and these sessions are powerful and healing for men, women & non-binary folks.
Synastry Reading~$150/hr or $285/2hr
Synastry readings are for couples, friends or family that want a deeper dive into their relationship through Astrology. The goal of a synastry reading is to gain more nuanced understanding of your relationship by relating to each other through the archetypes and learning how your charts speak to each other. Learning how your core planets activate one another can offer greater insight into the ins and outs of intimacy. It can also offer support and clarify each person's deepest needs and...suggest if your souls have dance together before this life. We can learn so much in a synastry reading, for instance where our Mercury sits tells a lot about how we communicate. Learning about each other's communication styles offer new ways into relating with one another. Synastry readings are not here to say, 'this partner is your perfect soulmate' or to put a label of 'good' or 'bad' on a relationship. Relationships are meant to support our soul's evolution in this particular human experience at this particular time. Growth often requires struggle and struggle is best supported by love & awareness.
Me & You, Kid Reading ~ $205/1.5 hr
This is a combination reading for a parent and your child. I will give you an abbreviated natal chart reading for you and for you child and then a mini synastry reading for both of your charts. These sessions are great for supporting and nurturing your relationship with your child. Gain some insights into why they are the way they are and why you react the way you do! If your child is interested, it's great if he/she/they attend the session or, as long as you have their consent, you can get a reading of their chart without them present.
Current Transits Write Up ~ 2/3 pages ~ $60
If you don't want to meet face-face, are looking for a more economical option or want to get someone a lovely birthday gift, this options is for you! Once I receive your birth information, you will be emailed a 2/3 page write up of how the current transits are working with your soul's evolutionary intentions. A report is usually sent within 2 weeks of payment.
Please ONLY purchase a natal reading if you have ALREADY booked with me!!
Check. It. Out.
"To be running breathlessly but not yet arrived, is itself delightful, a suspended moment of living hope." ~Anne Carson
It goes without saying that an astrology session is never intended to replace the advice of licensed medical doctors, legal professionals, or psychologists. Astrology offers insights for an individual to work with as they choose. All information from a session with Iris is offered for information purposes only, it is Iris' own interpretation of a chart, and the client assumes all responsibility for any actions and decisions made in their life as a result of their reading. An astrology session is never intended to be interpreted as psychotherapy.