How to Work as a Psychic Reader. Becoming a psychic reader is a great way to make money on a flexible schedule. Some people are gaining confidence and respect for the art of divination, while others enjoy psychic readings simply as a form of entertainment. Either way, you can enjoy doing readings as part-time work or make it your career. Read on to learn how to work as a psychic reader.
Things You'll Need
- Tarot cards
- Tea leaves
- Instructional psychic books
- Computer with Internet connection
- Comfortable chair and desk
Familiarize yourself with the tools of the trade: tarot cards, runes, tea leaves and crystals, and learn how to use them. You should also read books or take classes to teach you how to tap into your "psychic self."
Choose your psychic reader name. Most readers protect themselves by choosing to not reveal their real names, rather, they select a fictitious reader name that brings an air of mysticism to their trade.
Begin practicing by doing readings on friends and family. Offer to do their readings for free until you hone your skills and feel ready to charge money for your services.
Learn to "hear" the key information, given by the client, that will enhance the meaning of their reading. You must learn to hear names, places, dates and other information that helps the psychic reader see and hear the person's soul and spirit.
Do readings over the telephone. Set up your own home company and charge by the minute for every reading, or work for a psychic reading phone service, which can transfer calls to your home number.
Set up a website and give readings over the Internet. This type of service is becoming more popular. You can find an already established company to work for, or set up your own company with a little technical initiative.
Advertise your service on psychic websites like, Moon Whisper or Universal Psychic Guild and connect with other psychic readers.
Sit in a comfortable chair and table if you are doing readings over the phone or on the Internet. Always keep a pen and paper handy for taking notes. Consider purchasing a headset if you are working over the phone or a webcam if you are working online. These tools can assist you in letting the client hear or see the cards shuffle, the stones move, or the leaves settle as you use your reading tools.