Alia Wesala, LMSW, specializes in psychological and humanistic approaches to natal astrology and synastry, while dabbling in traditional techniques. In addition to moonlighting as a professional astrologer, Alia works full time as a social worker in higher education where she manages a department offering continuing education and professional training programs. Social work values and social justice principles inform her inclusive and person-centered approach to astrology. Alia is a former president and membership coordinator of the Association for Young Astrologers and currently serves as communications director for the International Society for Astrological Research. She is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she has practiced since 2013.