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Spiritual Seeker: Intuitive, Psychic, Mediumship Development
RELATED DOWNLOADS: Academic Resource Guide
RELATED LINKS: Upcoming Classes,  Summer Series Workshops,  Mediumship Development Class, Learning Path Chart,  Church Services



  • Auras: Develop the ability to see and feel the aura. Understand colors seen in the aura and work with aura color in healing and message work.

  • Chakras: The force centers essential to life; connections, definitions, and factors explained in relation to spiritual growth.

  • Counseling I: Modern techniques to deal with modern problems. Your responsibilities and obligations as a counselor will be discussed.

  • Fundamentals: What is Spiritualism? A look at the principles, definitions, precepts, life after death, planes of existence, and spirit guides.

  • Guides & Guidance: Learn how to identify each of your spirit guides and discover how they each help with your clairvoyance and how they become associated with us.

  • History of Modern Spiritualism: A study of the beginnings of modern Spiritualism and of the men and women who founded the movement.

  • Life After Death: Discusses life in the spirit world; person, places, and experiences encountered in the spirit world.

  • Meditation: How to use meditation techniques for personal growth.

  • Natural Law I: Laws ruling the physical, mental, and spiritual planes of life; laws determining consequences resulting from choices.

  • Public Speaking: Practical theory with content, delivery, and appearance application.


  • IAOS member in good standing for one (1) year.

  • Minimum of one year on-going study at Chesterfield Spiritualist Seminary and School of Metaphysics.

  • Completion of all (10) current core classes.

  • Pass a written comprehensive exam covering current core classes with a score of 80% or more. Successfully complete an oral exam covering current core classes.


ATTENTION STUDENTS PLANNING TO TEST: Students planning to test for any level of certification or Ordination must advise the Dean of Education of their Intent to Test no later than the pre-registration date identified for each Seminary. Application to test must be completed and testing fee paid during walk-in registration.


Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, all are welcome. Classes, Workshops and Special Events all require registration. You can view all events in our Calendar and registration forms can be found on the event page or in the Downloads section. Do not be concerned if you see the term “Seminary” next to an event, anyone on a spiritual path of learning may attend those classes as well. Many events allow you to register on-line too.
The best place to start is to visit our Calendar; there you will find a listing of special weekends, week-long classes as well as Summer Series Workshops and other Special Events. Click on an event and you will be taken to the event page with all the details and registration information. You can also visit our Downloads page for registration forms. Most can register for most classes and workshop on-line.
Mediumship Development Classes are hands on classes taught by Certified Development Teachers with many years of experience. These classes are held in a small group setting. You must contact a Development Teacher of your choosing directly. Go here to view a listing of Mediumship Development Teachers.
You will find all the information related to Church Services by clicking here.