Getting a psychic reading could open so many doors for you. It can lead your life in the right direction and it could give you hope too. A psychic reading is one of the best steps that you could take to controlling your life. Now I am sure that you have heard of a psychic but some people ask what is a psychic medium? And what is the difference between a psychic and a psychic medium? The two are closely related but there are some differences also. So let us explore the differences between the two.

A psychic is someone that uses mental telepathy and has extra sensory perception. They can read minds and predict the future by seeing visions in their heads and in their dreams. A psychic can do psychic readings by getting a connection from the person that they are reading. They will not be talking to spirits or be getting messages from them. A psychic relies more on what life forces are telling them; not what the spirits are.

Anyone that has seen the show Medium probably has an understanding as to what a psychic medium is. A psychic medium is one that can communicate and is communicated with by spirits. They are given messages from the dead and from the spiritual world. Psychic mediums are often used to find people that have been involved in murders because the victim can tell them certain things about the crime. Often psychic mediums are extremely accurate and can be as specific as needed in order to solve crimes. A lot psychic mediums are used to find bodies by the police when there is no hope in site that they will be found. Psychic mediums are also used by the police to find murderers when the police have no suspects. The psychic mediums can give the police clues and give the descriptions of the murderers. A psychic medium can often get a vision when they visit the crime scene or even by touching a piece of clothing of the victim. Some psychic mediums will even have a dream about the crime which can then lead police to clues. Police have been using psychic mediums for decades now. And this is because they have been having success in doing so. When a crime leaves police with no suspects they have no one else to turn to. Psychic mediums have been helping police to solve crimes for a number of decades now and are continuing to do so.

Psychic mediums will just usually call themselves psychics. So that is why there are psychics that have different gifts. So be sure that you are going to the right kind of psychic for what you want. If you want to be able to talk to the spirits of your family that have pass then going to a regular psychic will not do. Call ahead and find out what they offer or you may be disappointed. Find out if they are a psychic or a psychic medium before you book an appointment.

Author's Bio: 

Angela Moore runs the popular website After being taken by a fake psychic she set up a website that teaches people how to find an authentic psychic reader, as well as detailed reviews & customer ratings of the most popular psychic readers online.