Looking for a Psychic? Read This.
You may have seen advertisements in the past for psychics. Heck, who wouldn't want to know the future? Just think of the money you could earn with the lottery or a day at the racetrack. While psychics have their true believers, skepticism still exists. Unfortunately, there are a lot of con artists out there,” said Shay Parker , founder of Best American Psychics , an online directory of seers who reportedly undergo testing and criminal background checks. “It’s actually quite disturbing.” She said bogus psychics specialize in teasing information out of clients and then telling them what they want to hear, typically in the realms of love or money. “A good psychic will tell you to shut up,” Parker said. “If they start asking you a ton of questions, run.” She said a true psychic also will offer highly specific information without any prompting — the name of a deceased family member, say, or a detailed physical description. “You might be asked if the name Phillip means