Novice Psychics

Common Psychic Reader Mistakes

Approximate reading time 5 minutes.

The Best Practices to Avoid Psychic Reader Pitfalls

Only four steps to avoid novice psychic blunders reveal the most crucial errors that newbie psychics often make. These mistakes can be easily avoided. Find out which ones may be negatively impacting your readings.

My First Professional Readings

I was fortunate and had an excellent teacher. However, she wasn’t hovering over my shoulder when I gave my first professional psychic readings.

I clearly remember the day I did my first professional readings. My teacher and her partner were hosting a psychic fair in downtown Phoenix. I’d set up my reading table, but because I was so nervous I hid, afraid to go out on the main floor.

My teacher finally located me in the back supply room. After some words of encouragement , I slithered out to my table. . As it happened, a friend who had come down to the fair immediately sat at my table. I felt that I was saved — at least for the moment.

After giving my friend her reading, someone else took her chair right away. It seemed I was off and running. And, as it turned out, I had one client after another for the entire day. At the end of the day, I counted my reading slips. I’d done it! And the best part? I’d helped many people that day and made money at the same time.

My Psychic Reader Education Didn’t End There

For the next thirty years, I did professional psychic and eventually Mediumship readings alongside my corporate career. I did readings at night and some I squeezed into the weekend. Simultaneously, I accumulated vital tips and at the same time, learned from some disastrous mistakes. Now, I’m passing along these insights to others. 

By my calculation, I’ve done psychic readings and Mediumship sittings for more than 3,000 clients! Currently, I’m retired from doing readings and am focused on teaching and creating self-study courses.

The Psychic World Has Changed Significantly

The world is much different than when I started out in the early 1980s. And, there is much more positive exposure available to the psychics starting out today with the inception of the Internet. Before the Internet, I had to rely on print advertising, which was costly. Now there is social media and YouTube for getting a psychic reading business started.

Before you get too far into your psychic career, you might like to know about some essential lessons I learned right out the gate.

Here Are Five Common Mistakes Some Novice Psychics Make:

  1. Not enough practice time going in. This shows in your readings.
  2. Relying too heavily on book meanings and not your own intuitive insights.
  3. Not having a clear and concise method for conducting your readings.
  4. Telling clients what they want to hear, even if the information is wrong.
  5. Doing too many readings in one day and suffering from burn-out fast!

Confidence and accuracy comes from practice, practice, and more practice. Because I’d first begun doing practice readings with a Tarot book in hand, I realized it made some folks uncomfortable. So, I stopped giving readings for a while and intensely studied the the cards’ meanings and garnered my own intuitive insights.

Soon, I resumed giving readings without the security blanket of my Tarot instruction book.

Over time, I began to realize that the cards spoke to me in an intuitive language of their own. This revelation was the beginning of trusting and relying on my intuitive insights without having to memorize meanings from a book.

You can do the same. Learning card meanings from books, or cheat sheets, are a good starting point. However, the best and most accurate readings come from within us if we listen to our inner psychic senses.

In Conclusion:

It’s essential to have a clear idea of how to conduct a reading and avoid common psychic mistakes. Additionally, let your client know how you work and what to expect in the reading.

Do you use Tarot or Oracle cards? Or, do you begin a reading by doing some psychometry, astrology, or numerology? Do you connect with a client’s energy to give a reading without the use of divination tools? Whichever way you prefer to do readings, let your client know what to expect before the reading commences.

As mentioned earlier, don’t get into the trap of telling your client what they want to hear. This will always come back at you later like a boomerang nightmare.

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Carol Nicholson is thirty-five years a professional Psychic Medium and author of numerous Psychic and Spiritual courses since 2001.
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