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11 best online psychic sites for trusted readings

The best psychic readings are the ones you don't have to leave your house for.

 

Marisa Losciale

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Published Jan 8, 2019   Updated Feb 11, 2021, 8:16 am CST

What better way to start off your year, week, or day than with an online psychic reading?

Consulting a psychic can be fun. Whether you’re spiritual-as-all-hell or skeptical about the practice, it can be surprisingly therapeutic. And yes, I know how just how outlandish that sounds. How can something so intangible (let alone controversial) act as a form of therapy? Read on.

What is an online psychic chat?

You should have a solid understanding of what a reading is before you dive into an online psychic chat. Generally, when we think of psychic readings we associate it with future and fortune telling. However, that’s not completely accurate.

Some psychics use extrasensory perception (ESP) to guide you through a particular problem or stage in your life. Other psychics may use divination tools like tarot cards or astrology charts to help make sense of the stress in your life. Still, others may just rely on their ability to read the energy you carry.

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If you visit a psychic-medium, they’ll not only read your presenting energy but the energy of those who may have passed on and still linger with you. For clarity’s sake, not all psychics are mediums (or possess the ability to contact your dead relatives), but all mediums are psychics.

Psychics act more like a guide than they do fortune tellers. The information they give you is based on a specific moment in time–the present. But don’t take this enlightenment at face value, for your life isn’t written in stone. You still have the opportunity to change said forecasts! That is only if you want to, anyway.

How do I find a credible online psychic?

Unfortunately, when you’re dealing with an intangible service like this, it’s easy to fall victim to a scam artist. Here are a few key tips to ensure you only work with someone who’s the real deal.

Be cautious, do your research, and read reviews

I cannot stress enough how important this is. Even if a site is legit, swindlers have occasionally found ways to break through the barrier. The easiest way to avoid them is by reading verified customer reviews. Don’t just throw your money at your first pick! Vet each and every psychic you consider a potential match.

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Allow your psychic to lead the session and answer questions simply

Readings and psychotherapy are not the same! There’s no need to run off on tangents or provide supplemental information.

If you’re worried you haven’t given enough information, it’s okay to ask if they’d like more details. But there’s no need to freely offer up a bunch of specifics.

Listen for clues

Watch out for credible details. Any psychic worth their salt will speak to many elements applicable to your life. There’s a saying that is commonly used by readers, “take what resonates and leave the rest.” In no way are readings definitive, so sometimes you need to listen hard for the clues that relate to you or those in your life.

Trust yourself

It’s true what they say about confidence–it’s key! So even if you have no experience in working with psychics, it’s important that you’re confident in yourself and your ability to decipher suggestions from manipulation. If a reader tries to make you feel like you’re doomed or suggests a ton of supplemental readings to help guide you to the right path, then they’re probably just in it for your cash and not your well-being. 

Come prepared

Even if your only goal for the reading is to get a better understanding of your birth chart, let your reader know that! This will help guide their interpretations and what forms of practice they should employ or focus on.

Astrology is very technical and can become rather overwhelming quickly. So if you’re just starting to dip your toes in the star water, it’s in your best interest to start slow.

Instead of paying for that $150 detailed reading, you may want to visit some of the more basic sites first. Not all of them will offer you a complete birth chart reading, but they will help you get familiar with the practice. This way, when you do pay for that expensive reading, you actually understand it and can use it to grow. That said, I’ve broken down my recommendations for what I believe to be the best astrology sites by expertise. The list kicks off with the best sites for beginners, but if you skip ahead you’ll also find sources for in-depth, detailed readings.

What kind of questions should I ask an online psychic?

Contrary to what you may have heard, if you’re booking a reading for one very specific question, you’ll likely be disappointed. Any trusted psychic will tell you that going into a session with the hopes that you’ll learn exactly who you’re going to marry or when your business will take off is just not realistic. Using their tools as guides, spiritual advisors will be able to give you a better idea of what or who it is you’re seeking out. Maybe they can tell you where your love line crosses in your chart, your ideal match based on your metaphysical makeup, or the best timeframe for you to make a business venture based on what’s happening in the zodiac.

By no means am I recommending that you let Jesus take the wheel on your reading. What I’m suggesting is that you go into it with an open mind and heart. Maybe leave the bulleted agenda at home? Remain focused on the big picture and no so much the small, detail-oriented stuff.

Make sense? No? Here, let me explain…

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You may seek an online psychic to answer questions about the world outside of your control. But the best questions to ask a psychic rely on your inner world.

A good rule? Avoid asking “who,” “when,” or “where” centered questions. Instead, focus on the “why” or “how”. More explanation on this format can be found here, or take these for example:

  • How can I reconnect and balance my mind, body, and spirit?
  • What responsibilities have I taken on that aren’t my own?
  • How can I improve my social and/or romantic relationships?
  • What is the best way for me to heal emotionally?

Psychics can offer solid advice on how you can improve your life based on how you react to stressors. But they are NOT to be confused with certified mental health professionals or life coaches. Psychic readings are a supplement to proper mental healthcare, not a one-stop-shop solution.

What types of online psychic readings can I choose from?

If you’re looking to talk to a psychic, you’ll need to know what type of reading you’re looking for. Not all psychics offer the same services! There are two sets of services: structured and unstructured.

Structured services explore the symbols and patterns in your life that have defined meanings. Unstructured readings are based on the reader’s perception of the energy you bring with you.

Structured psychic readings

  • Dream interpretations rely on dissecting your dreams in search of symbols or actions. Then meaning is assigned to those symbols with relation to your life.
  • Numerology uses numbers to help you flesh out a life path. Numbers are tied to significant dates and details of your life, like your birthday.
  • Cartomancy is the use of randomly selected cards from a deck to gain insight into a person’s life. Tarot is one form of cartomancy!
    
  • Tarot is a type of cartomancy using a deck of 78 cards. Each card has assigned imagery and symbolism to help you reflect on different aspects of your life.
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Unstructured psychic readings

  • Psychic love readings are focused on your love and sexual life. It’s determined by the energy you carry.
  • Angel card readings are similar to tarot readings; they, too, can give insight into your career, finances, and relationships. But instead of using a tarot deck, the reader taps into the energy presented by your guardian angel.
  • Past life readings can shed light on personal mysteries. An online psychic will guide you through a hypnotic state and deep into your unconscious memory. This can help you explore an unexplainable fear or a crazy case of deja vu.
  • Spiritual readings are ideal for those looking to be enlightened. These readings are intended to connect you with the spiritual forces that are constantly at work around you.

This is also not a complete list of the types of readings you can get. I highly recommend that you research your reader beforehand so you can learn more about the types of services they offer and see which is best-suited for your needs.

Where can I find the best online psychic readings?

Now that you know what an online psychic chat entails, here are 12 of the best sites for readings with trusted psychics.

Keen

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What I love about Keen is its clean and concise platform. This setup allows for easy navigation when searching for your perfect reader. The site’s services range from basic readings to predictions focused on your love life and relationships.

There is even a section for handpicked specialists focusing on more niche readings. As long as you have a price range and availability in mind, matching with a reader is a breeze. It’s all thanks to the built-in filtering options.

Users can also view top-rated and trending advisors with the click of a button. If you’re new to this and don’t trust yourself to find a reliable reader, let Keen do it for you!

For those looking for straightforward and insightful material, Keen’s articles and blog posts cover almost all astrology-related topics. The blog features an advisory council that can be every bit as rewarding as chatting to an advisor in real-time. With Keen’s network of over 1,000 trusted advisors, you’ll be sure to find the answers you’re looking for. 

$1.99+/minute
New members get 3 minutes free!


Kasamba

Screen grab of the Kasamba opening page, offering psychic chat, tarot, astrology and more

Looking for deeper insight into your relationship or love life from a reputable astrologer? Kasamba has got you covered. Since 1999, the site has guided over three million people via psychic, tarot , and astrology readings.

There are over 80 resident psychic profiles to choose from, complete with ratings, reviews, photos, and respective rates. Finding your perfect psychic match has never been easier.

The psychics on Kasamba all charge per minute. Some rates can be as high as $30 per minute, many go as low as $5 per minute. But Kasamba gives members three free minutes to chat with new advisors to make sure you’re happy with your match.

Kasamba
$3+/min
(regularly $5.99)


Psychic Source

Psychic Source's main page featuring a young woman looking post past a doorway

To help you get to your online astrology reading sooner, PsychicSource.com offers a “Find a Psychic” tool. This feature matches you to a trusted psychic based on your answers to a short quiz. 

The readings provided by PsychicSource.com will also benefit communities in need of support. A portion of the proceeds from each reading supports The Kindness Initiative, which donates to a variety of nonprofits. Past recipients include the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare, Futures Without Violence, and Paws With a Cause.

As of right now, PsychicSource.com is offering new users a low rate of $1/minute (plus three free minutes) for their first session.

1/min (Regularly $5.99+/min)

MyLifeCreated

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Mecca Woods decided to open her Astro coaching practice after having applied the same practices to better her own life. Woods trained at the Rebecca Gordon Astrology Mentorship Program. She has dedicated herself to teaching others how to tap into their own natural gifts.

Her work is featured in publications like Bustle, Girlboss, Refinery 29, and more. A personal reading from her will require a head start, so prepare to book well in advance. In the meantime, you can browse the insightful monthly horoscopes available through her site.

Natal chart reading (90 mins)$145
Synastry reading (90 mins)$200
Solar return reading (60 mins)$100
Kids’ reading (45 mins)$85
Birthday chart reading gift certificate$100
Natal chart reading gift certificate $145

Cam White Astro

Cam hosts his YouTube show with a meme about Saturn's influence on personal growth

Created by renowned astrologist Cam White, this site offers various consultations given by White himself. Cam’s background is in both Pagan witchcraft and traditional astrology. He fuses both practices together to give “the most literal and easily understood interpretations” during your session.

The biggest plus to seeking out Cam as a potential advisor? He’s just as good at making predictions as he is helping you understand them. Just check out one of his many YouTube videos to see what I mean!

Getting a sense of his practices and outlook is easy and entertaining. Plus it can result in a more symbiotic relationship and better advisement once you book a reading.  

Natal chart consultation (1 hour)$135
Current conditions consultation (1 hour)$175
Solar return reading (1 hour)$135
Jupiter consultation (30 mins)$75
Follow-up consultation (30 mins)$70

Charm Astrology & Tarot

Online psychic Charm Torres rests her chin on her palm and smiles, looking off-camera

If you’re interested in more than just astrology, Charm Torres is exactly the reader you need. She has been working as a professional astrologer since 2018 and has all the certifications to prove it.

Charm was actually a registered nurse in Ontario before beginning her journey into professional astrology. Clearly, she has a passion for helping others.

She started a formal mentorship in 2016 and completed multiple levels of the curriculum. These include the foundations of humanistic and psychological astrology, modern predictive and relationship techniques.

Charm offers birth charts and astrology readings on her site, but there’s more. She also offers tarot readings and zodiac readings on a sliding scale.

Tarot readings (30-60 mins)Sliding scale
Birth chart reading $77
Birth chart + year ahead reading$127
Year ahead astrology reading$77
Month ahead$27
Locational astrology readingSliding scale
Saturn return reading$39

Patrick Watson

Astrologer Patrick Watson has been practicing since he was 15 years old. Over the years, his talents have spoken for themselves.

Watson has worked alongside renowned astrologers like Chris Brennan. In the spring of 2012, they publicly issued a prediction that Barack Obama would win the 2012 presidential election. Most recently, he accurately predicted the day of President Trump’s concession. By day, he is a music teacher, by night he is an astrologer, blogger, researcher, and astrology tutor!

Rectification consultation (60 mins)$175
Electional consultation $125
Horary consultation $50
General consultation (60 mins) $99*
*Normally $150, but Watson is offering a discount for the duration of the pandemic

Oracular Jake

With a background in social work and psychology, Jake makes sure to handle sensitive topics delicately and with compassion. Jake is a gay white man who attended an HBCU to study social work. As such, he feels comfortable discussing topics relating to race and racism.

In an effort to dismantle gender roles and heteronormativity, he removed gendered language from his astrology practice. You just can’t say that about anyone! Jake offers multiple types of readings from natal charts to horary questions and everything in between. His prices are pretty affordable too.

Jake wants you to have access to professional-level guidance regardless of your price range. His services begin at $30 and continue into the $100 range.

30 minute natal chart reading$50
60 minute natal chart reading$100

StarsMoonAndSun

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StarsMoonandSun is a great site to find fun, educational information on the zodiac and corresponding horoscopes. Delve further into astrology with natal charts, cusps, eclipses, and retrogrades.

If you need a little break from the deeper sciences about the governance of the stars, StarsMoonandSun has some star-studded entertainment for you. Freely enjoy piping hot tea about your favorite celebs horoscope and charts. 

30 minute reading$55.55
15 minute reading$33.33

Astro.com

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Astro.com is personally my favorite online astrology chart reading site. By using the AstroClick Portrait, clients can receive a free birth chart map and brief descriptions of what each placement means.

The site offers in-depth love and life readings, a breakdown of all the current transits, and over a dozen free forecasts. Astro.com also hosts a helpful community forum complete with wiki. It’s great for those looking to teach themselves more about the practice, connect with a local astrologer, or learn how to read a birth chart.

Most of the services are free. If you want to unlock all the site has to offer, you’ll have to pay for it.

Prices vary by reading

AstrologyZone

AZ is home to the world-famous author and astrologer Susan Miller. Here you’ll find personalized, accurate horoscopes.

She’s earned her accreditation by the International Society for Astrological Research for her precise predictions. Miller’s work can be found in countless publications and influential circles.

As AstrologyZone celebrates its twenty-fourth anniversary, its fan base has only grown. Each year, it serves 200 million page views to over 11 million readers. For those readers, Miller personally writes between 30,000 to 48,000 words per month.

If you’re looking for scarily prophetic daily and monthly horoscopes, joining AstrologyZone is a no-brainer. Monthly horoscopes are free to view on the site. Those in search of consistent, thorough insight will want to subscribe. 

1 month subscription$4.99
3 month subscription$12.99
1 year subscription$49.99

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*First Published: Jan 8, 2019, 9:11 am CST