Jessica Shepherd is a counselor, astrologer, and teacher living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She writes for print and online publications, and publishes her own astrology website, Moonkissd, where she animates the stars and planets through personal experiences and stories. She has studied and practiced modern astrology for 18 years and has a private astrology practice specializing in individual and couples counseling.
Clients praise her "astro-magical style of delineating the ancient art," as well as her "nudges to live more fully and passionately." Jessica holds a B.A. in art and business, and certificates in Evolutionary Astrology and Mechanics of Vision (clairvoyance and vision). Her mentors are Steven Forrest, astrological counselor Paul Bogle, and many other Buddhist and metaphysical teachers who have empowered her spiritual journey. Jessica shares a funky pink cottage with her husband, three step-daughters and five chickens. She has written her first book, A Love Alchemist’s Notebook: Magical Secrets for Drawing Your True Love Into Your Life, available in January 2010.
Other writing credits/features include "Venus & Beyond," a love and relationship column on Astrology.com, and "Sex & Soul Mates," a regularly appearing column for Constellation magazine. She has contributed to Pregnancy & Newborn magazine, Sasstrology.com, Saptarishi’s Astrology, AstroCenter, and additional published works as a ghostwriter. Jessica is accepting new clients. Please contact her via her web site, Moonkissd, or email her at
Jupiter, the planet of opportunity and expansion, is moving direct on Wednesday (1/30), having been retrograde since October. If it’s been hard... read more
Mercury is retrograde again at 4 degrees Sagittarius- 18 degrees Scorpio beginning on Election Day, 11/6 (thru 11/26). Mercury delights in tricks, so... read more
Over the next 2 1/2 years, don't put off straight-talking to your kids about the death, to your partner about your lackluster sex life - or your... read more
Dear Jessica, I love my friends dearly (we’ve been friends since highschool) but recently I've been frustrated by them. One friend borrows money... read more