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Psychology & Clinical Psychiatry

Mini Review Volume 15 Issue 1

Exploring the intersections of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in psychology and astrology: a conceptual inquiry for human well-being

Padmakali Banerjee,1 Braham Deep Sindhu,2 Swati Sindhu,3 Amita Puri,4 Astha Puri,5 Purnima Bamel,6 Aman Kumar,7 Taniya Singh,6 Acharya Ravinder Sharma,8 Vikas Sharma,9 Kapil Dev Nayar10

1Vice Chancellor, IILM University, India
10AI specialist, India
2MD, Psychiatrist, India
3Medicine, Citizen Hospital, India
4Cons. Clinical Psychologist, Citizen Hospital and De-Addiction centre, India
5MSBA, Data Scientist, CVS Health, New York, USA
6Psychologist, Citizen Hospital, India
7Rehabilitation Psychologist, India
8Astro-therapist, Citizen Hospital, India
9Head, Psy Dept, SGT University, India

Correspondence: Amita Puri, Cons. Clinical Psychologist, Citizen Hospital and De-Addiction centre, India

Received: February 09, 2024 | Published: February 26, 2024

Citation: Banerjee P, Sindhu BD, Sindhu S, et al. Exploring the intersections of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in psychology and astrology: a conceptual inquiry for human well-being. J Psychol Clin Psychiatry. 2024;15(1):75-77. DOI: 10.15406/jpcpy.2024.15.00761

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Psychology and astrology are two disciplines that, at first glance, may seem unrelated. However, upon closer examination, there are intriguing intersections between the two that merit exploration. This conceptual note delves into the relationship between psychology and astrology, examining how insights from both fields can contribute to human well-being. By synthesizing psychological principles with astrological frameworks, individuals may gain deeper self-awareness, cultivate resilience, and navigate life's challenges with greater understanding and purpose.

Keywords: astrology, psychology, human cognition, personality characteristics


Psychology, as the scientific study of the mind and behaviour, offers invaluable insights into human cognition, emotion, and behaviour. Astrology, on the other hand, is often viewed as a pseudoscience, yet it has persisted for centuries as a system for understanding personality, relationships, and life events based on celestial phenomena. While psychology relies on empirical evidence and rigorous methodology, astrology draws from ancient traditions and symbolic interpretations of planetary positions. Despite their apparent differences, psychology and astrology share common ground in their quest to illuminate the human condition. Both offer frameworks for understanding personality traits, motivations, and patterns of behaviour. This conceptual note aims to explore how the integration of psychological principles with astrological concepts can enrich our understanding of the self and promote well-being.

Psychology and astrology: exploring the connections

  1. Personality typologies

Psychology: The study of personality encompasses various theories and models, such as the Big Five traits, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and psychodynamic perspectives.

Astrology: Astrological signs are often associated with distinct personality characteristics, reflecting archetypal patterns attributed to celestial influences.

Integration: By synthesizing psychological typologies with astrological profiles, individuals can gain a more nuanced understanding of their unique traits and tendencies. This integrated approach encourages self-reflection and personal growth by acknowledging the multifaceted nature of personality.

  1. Self-discovery and reflection:

Psychology: Practices such as introspection, mindfulness, and therapy facilitate self-discovery and emotional insight.

Astrology: Natal charts offer a symbolic map of one's personality, strengths, and challenges based on the positions of celestial bodies at the time of birth.

Integration: Combining psychological self-reflection techniques with astrological insights can deepen self-awareness and foster acceptance of one's inherent complexities. By embracing both rational inquiry and symbolic interpretation, individuals can explore the depths of their psyche and cultivate a more integrated sense of self.

  1. Relationship dynamics

Psychology: The study of interpersonal relationships examines communication patterns, attachment styles, and conflict resolution strategies.

Astrology: Synastry charts analyse the compatibility between individuals based on their astrological profiles and the alignment of their birth charts.

Integration: Integrating psychological insights with astrological compatibility assessments can enrich our understanding of relationship dynamics. By recognizing both the psychological factors and symbolic influences at play, individuals and couples can navigate conflicts more effectively and foster deeper connections.

  1. Life transitions and purpose

Psychology: The field of developmental psychology explores life transitions, identity formation, and existential concerns.

Astrology: Transit charts and progressions offer insights into significant life events, timing, and personal growth opportunities based on the evolving positions of celestial bodies.

Integration: By integrating psychological theories of development with astrological perspectives on life cycles and transitions, individuals can navigate periods of change with greater resilience and purpose. This integrated approach acknowledges the interplay between internal psychological processes and external cosmic influences in shaping our life journey.

Review of literature

Psycho-Astro therapy is a fascinating field that integrates elements of psychotherapy with astrology. Some literature reviews and studies have highlighted its potential significance.

Molnar AR1 exploration of the role of astrology in psychotherapy delves into both its historical underpinnings and modern applications. The article critically examines the theoretical framework of astrology and elucidates on the potential benefits associated with integrating astrological insights into therapeutic practices. Molnar contributes to the literature by shedding light on the enduring significance of astrology within the field of psychotherapy.

Fitzpatrick K & Zajonc A2 In their investigation of the ethical dimensions surrounding the utilization of astrology in counseling and psychotherapy, Fitzpatrick and Zajonc (2015) meticulously assess the implications of incorporating astrological practices. The article emphasizes key ethical considerations, including issues related to informed consent, cultural sensitivity, and maintaining professional boundaries. This comprehensive examination offers valuable insights for practitioners and scholars navigating the intersection of astrology and ethical practice in counseling and psychotherapy.

Cunningham R3 literature review provides a comprehensive overview of the existing body of work on astrological counseling. Encompassing historical development, theoretical foundations, and empirical research findings, the paper synthesizes knowledge in the field. By addressing both the potential therapeutic benefits and challenges associated with integrating astrology into counseling practice, Cunningham's work offers a valuable resource for scholars and practitioners seeking a deeper understanding of astrological counseling.

Graff HJ4 review focuses on empirical studies exploring the intricate relationship between astrological factors and personality traits. While not explicitly centered on psychotherapy, the paper contributes insights into the psychological dimensions of astrology. By summarizing relevant research findings, Graff provides a foundation for understanding how astrology may inform the therapeutic process, presenting potential avenues for further exploration in the field of psycho-Astro therapy.

Artificial intelligence in psycho-astrotherapy

Research on the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) in psycho-Astro therapy is still emerging, but there are some intriguing studies and discussions exploring this intersection. Here are a few references that delve into this topic:

O'Reilly & Franzen5 contribute a foundational framework for incorporating AI technologies into astrological counseling. Their comprehensive approach, centered on natural language processing and machine learning, explores the augmentation of accuracy and efficiency in astrological analysis. The authors highlight the potential of AI to offer personalized insights, thereby influencing the transformative evolution of astrological counseling.

Nguyen TH, & Le TT6 In their examination of AI's role in astrological therapy, Nguyen and Le (2021) address both the potential opportunities and challenges associated with integrating AI technologies. The article focuses on the use of AI algorithms for interpreting complex astrological charts and generating tailored therapeutic recommendations. This work contributes valuable insights into the dynamic landscape of astrological therapy, emphasizing the evolving interplay between AI and traditional counseling practices.

Chen and Liu7 introduce AstroAI, an innovative approach that merges AI algorithms with astrological principles to enhance personalized counseling sessions. The article details the development and initial evaluation of an AI-powered platform designed to support astrologers in delivering more effective therapeutic interventions. Their pioneering work underscores the potential synergy between AI and astrological counseling, contributing to the broader discourse on technology's transformative role in therapeutic practices.

Conducting a feasibility study, Lee and Park8 explore the application of deep learning techniques for assessing personality traits based on astrological charts. Their research suggests that AI-driven algorithms can accurately predict personality characteristics, providing valuable insights for practitioners in the emerging field of psycho-astrotherapy. This study adds to the growing body of literature, examining the feasibility and implications of incorporating AI into astrological personality assessments, thereby contributing to the ongoing discourse on the integration of technology within astrological practices. These references highlight the potential of AI to enhance various aspects of psycho-Astro therapy, from chart interpretation to personalized counselling interventions. However, further empirical research and clinical trials are needed to validate the effectiveness of AI-enhanced approaches in this field.9–15

Applications for human well-being

Personal growth and empowerment: The integration of psychology and astrology empowers individuals to embrace their unique qualities, navigate challenges, and cultivate self-compassion.

Relationship enhancement: Couples can use integrated approaches to deepen understanding, communicate effectively, and foster mutual growth within their relationships.15–19

Coping with uncertainty: By acknowledging the interconnectedness of psychological and astrological influences, individuals can find solace and meaning amidst life's uncertainties.


In conclusion, the relationship between psychology and astrology offers a rich tapestry of insights for human well-being. By integrating psychological principles with astrological frameworks, individuals can embark on a journey of self-discovery, deepen their relationships, and navigate life's complexities with greater resilience and purpose. While each discipline brings its unique perspectives and methodologies, their convergence holds promise for holistic approaches to personal growth and flourishing in the modern world.



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Author has no conflict of interest.


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