Jennifer Freed PhD is the best selling author of Use Your Planets Wisely and a renowned psychological astrologer and social and emotional education trainer. She has spent over thirty years consulting clients and businesses world wide on psychological, spiritual, and educational topics. She has served as the clinical director of Pacifica Graduate Institute and is national consultant for EMDR (Post Traumatic Growth Therapies).
As a regular contributor to goop, Jennifer has written over 23 articles on wellness and Astrology, and Jennifer has penned ten books relating to personal growth. She has also been interviewed for her expertise by the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Vogue.
She is the monthly psychological astrologer for the Sex with emily Podcast, the #1 Sirius show on sexuality, and she is also a monthly columnist for the Montecito Journal.
In 1999, Jennifer and her partner Rendy Freedman created the non profit AHA!, which is dedicated to teens, families, and educators feeling safe, seen, and celebrated. AHA! has served over 35,000 children and families in Santa Barbara, and Jennifer has trained educators throughout the country in the five pillars of social and emotional learning: self-management, self-awareness, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.
Dr. Freed's passion is to awaken the potentials of each client and collective and to guide them to make lasting contributions to their communities.
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