A Short Biography of

Cathy Cash Spellman

Best-selling author, Cathy Cash Spellman has had two successful careers and one lifelong avocation:  Metaphysics and Alternative Healing.


par1&2Her first career was as creator and marketer of new brands in cosmetics, fragrance, fashion and home furnishings.  She was Creative Director at Revlon, the youngest Vice President of Bloomingdale’s and at that time, the only woman on their Board of Directors.  She served on the Board of United Retail and the Upledger Institute and owned her own Marketing/Advertising Agency for seven years, creating brands for Chanel, Yves St. Laurent, La Prairie, Armani and a host of others.

Cathy’s second career has been as a best-selling author of multiple books that have been on The New York Times Bestseller List, in both hardcover and paperback.

During all of this time, she has been a student and practitioner of many esoteric disciplines:  astrology, metaphysics, and a wide variety of healing modalities including Qi Gung, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Cranio Sacral Therapy, Homeopathy, and spiritual healing.  She holds Black belt rank in Goju-Ryu Karate.

The best-selling books she has written include:

  • So Many Partings
  • An Excess of Love
  • Paint the Wind
  • Bless the Child
  • The Playground of the Gods


Her books have been sold in 22 countries.  Bless the Child, starring Kim Basinger and Jimmy Smits, was a successful Paramount movie in 2000.

Cathy has written for Cosmopolitan, Town and Country, Harper’s Bazaar, Mademoiselle, Self, Mode, Grace, Sweet 16, Girl, Kung Fu Magazine and Alternative Health Magazine on health, energy, beauty, sexuality and many other topics.  She was the astrology columnist for Mode Magazine Sweet16.com and Astromessenger.com; and both Astrologer and Editor at Large for Grace Magazine.