French and Finnish born Michelle became aware of her psychic medium gift as a child and became a professional astrologer at the age of 14. She obtained her Master's Degree in philosophy, with honors, at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, on the Role of Archetypes in the Meaning of Human Existence in the Works of Carl Gustav Jung. Michelle earned a Diploma from the Faculty of Astrological Studies in London and her graduate studies were in Medieval Horary Astrology.
She also has a professional degree in Yoga from the Ecole Française de Yoga du Sud-Est Méditerranée and has studied classical piano in the Conservatories of Paris, Geneva and at the American University in Washington D.C. She has appeared in several Hollywood movies. She is also a member of the National Black Belt Club in Tae Kwon Do and serves abused children through FreeArts. She is also a trained actress and model. She has studied at the Beverly Hills Playhouse in Los Angeles, with the Gene Bua Acting for Life studio and the Phoenix Film Institute.
Prior to writing Astrology for Enlightenment, she's authored 8 books in French, Finnish, and English on Astrology, Living Food Nutrition, Yoga, and Spiritual Novels, one of which won a literary prize in France. In February 2006 Michelle published Aruna, An Initiation Tale based on a vision she had when she was 20 years old.
A regular newspaper and magazine contributor, Michelle Karen writes a monthly astrological column in the Sedona Journal. Her expertise is also called upon by many high profile radio and television shows globally. She has also been the exclusive Astrologer to the Stars at the 78th Academy Awards in Hollywood.
Michelle's International Readings clientele span over 35 countries. Her readings are in-depth, unique and precise. Michelle uses astrology, tarot cards, numerology, all along side her profound psychic abilities. She is able to "read" people whom no one else can read. Not only does Michelle analyze the charts; she heals planetary alignments and personal energies, enabling significant life-shifts to occur.
A global citizen, Michelle has lived in France, Canada, Switzerland, Finland, England and the United States, specifically Los Angeles from 1995 to 2008. When she's not traveling the world, she presently lives in Phoenix, Arizona and Helsinki, Finland with her cat Rafayel. She is bi-lingual, fluently speaking French and English, as well as some Finnish, German and Spanish.