Worried about what the future may hold? Relax. While we, here at Time Out New York, might not have a knack for divination, we didn’t need a crystal ball to find the best mediums, astrologers, palm readers and psychics working in this fair city. Whether you want to know which New York neighborhood you should live in or connect with a pet who has passed on, these experienced professionals might amaze you with their intuitive prowess.
Psychics in NYC
As both a skilled astrologer and a performance artist, Angel brings a fun, vivacious energy—and plenty of bedazzled clothing—to her readings. The divining diva uses your birth date to track the stars to offer advice and insight. She particularly shines in discerning where her customers should travel next, either for vacation or as a permanent home. She also offers a wide array of detailed PDF astrological readings on her website, though it’d be a shame to miss her glowing charm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for East Village location. $250/hour. (angeleyeastrology.com)
Intuitive Coach and psychic medium Betsy Cohen combines her background in psychology—she has a BA in that field and worked for a decade in social work—with her skills as an intuitive to uplift individuals. During her one-on-one sessions she delves into the issues and struggles of the client’s life and channels practical instructions (from Spirit or loved ones who have passed) on how to overcome these issues. By appointment only, $250/hour (psychicbetsy.com)
Calibre is a psychic and tarot symbolist who uses clairvoyance, clairsentience and a tarot deck that sets him apart from others on this list: His oracle is entirely made up of postcards from the around the world. His one-of-a-kind deck has nearly 500 cards and each card offers multiple metaphorical meanings. An example he gave was that fireworks could refer to “celebration” or “July” while a man wearing sunglasses could be, “fashionable, but shady on the inside.” By appointment only, $175/hour (derekcalibre.com)
Intuitive and remote viewer Fahrusha has been giving readings since her teens. By using palmistry, tarot readings, direct psychic revelation and occasionally reading photographs and handwriting, she has guided many clients through their pressing questions about the future. She has helped former clients in both worldly matters, like recovering lost objects, and celestially with guidance through UFO experiences. Recently, she has brought her extensive knowledge of parapsychology to “Shattered Reality,” her podcast with Kate Valentine. For rates and location visit her website (fahrusha.com)
This Brooklyn psychic uses both astrology and tasseography, the age-old fortune-telling method of reading tea leaves, to look into her customers’ futures. By looking at the patterns left on the bottom of a tea cup after unstrained tea has been drained, she discerns people and paths clients should be wary of and offers insights to their questions. Other services she offers include an energy reading with an aromatherapy herbal bath, a cosmic analysis of your love life and a longer psychic reading with an astrology chart included. $45/15min. Make an appointment on her website (kimallen.com).
Wait until you have both hands back before you start applauding uproariously after getting a reading from the master palmist. Through a detailed study of the lines on a person’s hands Seltman can not only find the life and love indents many people go searching for, but can also determine a great deal about one's personality and character. His expertise in the ancient pseudoscience—which dates back, in various forms, thousands of years—allows him to offer relationship, health and even career advice. For more information about his services, including corporate events, visit his website (markseltman.com)
Psychic medium Paul Adzic not only has intuitive abilities but so does his mother, sister and his grandmother. From a young age he felt he had the skill, and it was one of his grandmas that mentored him. Now he channels his talent without the use of a medium, like tea leaves or palms, though he will occasionally use tarot cards to offer a tangible visual for his clients. By appointment only, $140/hour subject to change (paulpsychicmedium.weebly.com/)
A true animal-lover and a friend to pet owners, Rae Ramsey telecommunicates with critters of all variety, from dogs to insects. Ramsey helps clients to open their own minds to their animals thoughts to help with behavior training and large transitions. Her compassion and understanding is particularly called upon when family companions are facing illness and death. She says can help when the vet has asked you to make some tough decisions and can even communicate with your pet’s spirit after passing. Visit website for rates and booking information (ramseycommunication.com)
As the author of several books that teach the layperson how to use psychic practices and astrology in day-to-day life, including with wedding planning, Wolfe is a leading voice in the community. While her prices are a bit steep for such laypeople, she often uses her intuitive capabilities to see specific details two years and beyond into the client’s future. For those wishing to consult the stars, she also offers astrological readings to help discern personality traits, future events and even give guidance to expecting parents. Book an appointment online (staceywolf.com), psychic-medium consultations start at $275 for 30 minute session, astrological readings start at $300 for a 40-minute session.
Intuitive tarot specialist Veronica Vancouwenberghe inherited her abilities from her mother and aunt and went on to study through several coaches and seminars. With her thorough expertise she is able to help guide individuals through love, professional and other life experiences. She also runs seminars where she teaches others how to use a tarot deck to glean answers for their personal lives. By appointment only, email email@example.com for rates, (tarotreadernyc.com)