Psychic or Medium? Is There a Difference?

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I am asked this question a lot! What’s the difference between a psychic and a medium?

Here are some basic definitions to help you better understand.

Psychics are intuitive and are picking up information from a person’s energy field (also called aura) or in some other “sixth sense” way, which means beyond their five senses. 

Mediums have an ability to communicate with those who have passed on. Mediums are also psychic, whereas psychics aren’t always mediums.

Whether one refers to him- or herself as a psychic medium, spiritual medium, intuitive medium or any other similar title, it's all essentially the same thing—the emphasis being on talking to spirits in the afterlife. While I refer to myself as a "psychic/spiritual medium," there is a big difference between a psychic and a medium.

A psychic isn't necessarily a medium, but a medium is a psychic. This is an important distinction and a good place to start, because I meet clients all the time who misunderstand the difference and confuse the two.


The emphasis of my work is mediumship: making connections with and delivering messages from people who are no longer living in the physical world to those who still are.  My focus is on healing, and i find it a honor and privilege to channel the souls of your loved ones.  To say I  I love what I do is an understatement!


While there are a few different forms of mediumship, I work primarily as a mental medium, which means I communicate with departed souls through the telepathy.  Yes, I know how weird that may sound but it's true!  Spirits impress my mind and body with thoughts and feelings that come in the form of the "clairs," which are our sixth psychic senses. I get information from the major four “clairs,” which means I mentally "hear" (clairaudience), "see" (clairvoyance), "know" (claircognizance) and/or "feel" (clairsentience) messages from spirits. I like to say that I act as the bridge between the spiritual and the physical world, with the intention of healing both worlds.

So now that you have a better understanding of who does what, you will now know who to connect with based on your needs.  If you are seeking guidance or direction, predictions or dealing with life challenges, then call a psychic or as I call myself an 'Intuitive'. If you are wanting to make contact with a loved one who has passed, then the person you want to see a medium. I offer both!