As well as the 'psychological' approach commonly used in the interpretation of natal charts, relationship charts etc., some astrologers employ specialized techniques to focus on particular needs or enquiries. Some of these techniques relate to particular traditions or cultures.
The following expands on some of the terms used.
Electional: Selecting the best time and day for events - marriage, inaugurations, document signing
Horary: The answering of specific questions.
Vocational: Relating to Career.
Esoteric: Dealing with spiritual matters - also known as trans-personal.
Mundane: Relating to world affairs.
Vedic: Also known as Jyotish, Indian or Hindu Astrology
Medical: The application of Astrology to health and disease (NB: If you have concerns about your health it is important to consult your doctor)
Abbreviations of astrological qualifications used in the Consultants list.
Astrological Guild of Educators
Astrological Psychology Institute
Centre for Psychological Astrology
English Huber School - now API(UK)
Faculty of Astrological Studies
Faculty of Astrological Studies (Astrological Counselling)
Federation of Australian Astrologers
Mayo School of Astrology
National Council of GeoCosmic Research
Qualifying Horary Diploma Course
White Eagle School of Astrology
Member of the Association of Professional Astrologers International
Fellow of the Association of Professional Astrologers International
Fellow of the Faculty of Astrological Studies
STA - School of Traditional Horary Astrology
Sue Ward's Traditional Horary Course
ASA-AstroArt School of Astrology
The Association of Professional Astrologers International