Joseph C. Crane, M.A. has been an astrologer, teacher, and writer on astrology since the late 1980's. Joseph began practicing traditional astrology, including horary astrology, in the early 1990's and since then has incorporated this into his teaching and consulting practice. He was been certified by NCGR in 1994.
Over the years he has combined his knowledge of astrological technique and his counseling experience to work with hundreds of clients and has an active consulting practice.
Joseph has also helped professional and aspiring astrologers, individually and in groups, to develop their knowledge and skills. He has taught training programs on astrological technique as well as counseling skills. He has lectured on ancient and modern astrological techniques as well as connecting astrology with works of literature and philosophy. For Kepler College he taught courses in mythology, ancient astrology, and philosophy.
Joseph is the author of Astrological Roots: The Hellenistic Legacy (2007), a presentation of Hellenistic astrology to modern astrologers, and Practical Guide to Traditional Astrology (1997), and Between Fortune and Providence: Astrology and the Universe in Dante's Divine Comedy (2012). He has written a number of articles on astrological technique, the ancient understanding and practice of astrology, and the relationship between astrology and literature and the sciences.
In additional to his astrology work, Joseph is a Neurofeedback clinician and therapist, working with children and adults on attentional and psychological issues. He has a BA in philosophy from Brandeis University and an MA in counseling psychology. He has also received training in gestalt therapy and existential psychotherapy.
Joseph has been a Buddhist practitioner since 1980. He lives in southern Rhode Island.
His website http://www.astrologyinstitute.com/.