The founder of Starself, Pittsburgh astrologer, Rick DiClemente, has been practicing astrology for over 36 years and has owned this website since 2002. In 2004 Rick started a free newsletter to help his clients’ and fans’ to appreciate the complexity of the zodiac. In 2012 Rick authored a book, The Exquisite Zodiac, which you’ll find featured on many pages of the site.
Your Astrological Discovery, Your Way
At Starself, we believe that you have a unique story reflected within your birth chart. The website has been created to provide helpful choices in uncovering that story. Rick specializes in explaining astrology in layman’s terms, incorporating current events or particular challenges, and helping you to see yourself in a positive light.
It’s my desire to help you establish a stronger bond with your inner self. Once you have that, you can do anything. Your chart is your “calendar of readiness” – working together, I will help you interpret “what time it is for you.”
– Rick DiClemente
Rick DiClemente’s astrological work continues to evolve as he learns from his clients and pursues his own personal and spiritual growth. He trusts the wisdom of the Universe to flow through him to deliver just the right messages, just when they’re needed.
In fact, Rick and his clients agree that somehow the consultation occurs at just the right pre-appointed time. The client and astrologer begin to walk closely together through the client’s story. The path begins to naturally wend through a sacred place where the details of the story begin to fall away, revealing in their stead the astrological archetypes; the stuff of the client’s deeper consciousness; the existential core. Although at first this territory seems unfamiliar and incomprehensible, with Rick’s guidance the client becomes reacquainted with these undeniable, irrepressible inhabitants of the psyche, who subversively express themselves unless or until the client chooses a more conscious collaboration. It’s a magical homecoming, a remembering of this lifetime’s original, beautiful essence and purpose. The client carries insights gained from this journey back into the light of daily life, revitalized and knowing how to use these archetypal energies consciously and purposefully toward their own and the greater good.
Because clients so often find their lives transformed by a consultation with Rick, he is considered by many to be a true “way-shower”.
Rick has been practicing astrology as an art, a science, a discipline and a way of life for over 36 years. In addition to his work with individual clients, he is known for his down-to-earth and humorous way of delivering his astrological knowledge to groups. He is a sought-after speaker at conferences and workshops, and has been guest on numerous radio and TV shows over many years. While he no longer teaches astrology in person, he is planning a YouTube series of lectures based on his book, “The Exquisite Zodiac”.
“The Exquisite Zodiac”, written with Liza Jane Brown, is a field guide to the archetypes of the zodiac, written for both the non-astrologer and the advanced practitioner. TEZ was favorably reviewed in the October/November 2013 issue of The Mountain Astrologer magazine. It has been heralded in many unsolicited reviews as an engaging, entertaining, educational and often-referred-to volume that can be carried in back pack or purse. This book is the first of a planned trilogy.
Rick has also written for various publications including Point of Light, OM Times, and Pure Times magazines.
Astrological consultations at Rick’s Starself office in Pittsburgh, PA. Consultations can also be scheduled nationally and internationally over the telephone and Skype. All of Rick’s astrological endeavors are coordinated through the company he founded in 2003, Starself. Rick’s followers can keep up with Rick’s work through the new, beautiful, comprehensive and user-friendly Starself web site at Starself.com. The site has information about scheduling consultations, current and archived monthly Starself newsletters, other articles, calendar of Rick’s in-person and on-line activities, purchasing “The Exquisite Zodiac”, and much more!