Psychic or crazy? 10 ways to tell

by | Apr 11, 2015 | Psychic Tips | 7 comments

How could I tell my therapist I saw dead people? I had a problem, like many new psychics when their psychic abilities open. I needed to make sure I wasn’t going crazy.
 Was I psychic or crazy?  I decided to find out.
 My shrink was all science, strictly stats and rats. He understood the isolated childhood and weird ideas I had, but he stopped cold at connecting to dead people.
But he asked me one clincher question: Were the presences of spirit bothering me?


The Germans have a beautiful word for this:

Weltanschauung. It means the way you see the world. In my world, faerie and spirit exist and I’m OK with that.

In his lovely scientific therapist way, he explained that regardless of his world, he understood spirit was part of mine and not a source of unease or mental stress, and was OK with that. I got my happy stamp of sanity.

psychic or crazy



It’s healthy to question when first becoming aware of other worlds.

In fact it’s a very sane thing to do. Here are some ways to tell:

  1. Spirit appearances are usually, brief, sudden, flashes out the corner of your eye. The ones you do a double take on.
  2. Spirit appearances can stay longer but will go if you tell them – delusions don’t.
  3. Spirit is always respectful, never rude or demanding.
  4. Spirits don’t tell you what to do or suggest things you’d never ever do. They are interested in soul growth.
  5. Spirit never interferes with your day to day functioning.
  6. Spirit voices are quick. They manifest suddenly; a phrase or a couple of words. It takes lots of energy for them to come through so they don’t waste it nagging.
  7. However, they can also be a constant running commentary in your head. To someone with clairaudient ability opening up it may seem that way till you get training.
  8. It is the quality of what is said. Negative stuff is never spirit. It’s ego and the inner critic.
  9. Spirit voices make sense. They are compassionate and feel safe.
  10. Spirit comes out of love, and are usually someone who knows you.

Do you feel less crazy now?

I hope so. Talking about psychic superpowers and helping people understand theirs is my happy place. If you want more of a chat, I have a super low cost session where we can work out your up coming abilities and help you get more confidence. Hit reply and I can send the link.



  1. Emily

    There are both bad and good spirits.

    • Denise Litchfield

      Hi there, I can see that as a Mum you’ want the best care for your daughter. Did the blog help? Because that’s how you can tell if the messages are made up, or not.

  2. Worried mom

    My daughter seems to be clairaudient but she speaks to so many and in length that many times that I am not sure if she has mentally created these beings out of trauma or if she really is clairaudient. We have tried testing the beings that speak to her but they tend to get things wrong a lot and I don’t know if that’s normal or not. She needs somebody to speak to and to be honest I’m kind of tired of paying people to talk to her and then they just sit there and talk about themselves and don’t really ask her anything or let her show them what she does. I’m just worried that if I take her to a doctor they will automatically assume that she is schizophrenic and I cannot allow that to happen if she is gifted and has abilities

  3. Clauraudient?

    I hear two voices sometimes. One is very calm and pleasant and slowly gives me advice. And one is very angry and screaming nonstop until the voices eventually go away. The nice voice is of a female and the meaner one is of a very toxic male voice.

  4. Alan

    I’ve been chanting the mantra Kleem since 2012 with no results & through the years I kept chanting & about a year ago I started hear a voice claiming to be the goddess of the mantra Parvati & now I’m frustrated because my wish still hasn’t come fruition. I’m starting to think that I’m crazy what she says doesn’t make sense. I did have schizophrenia until I started meditating. Am I psychic, crazy or something negative influence? Thank you

  5. Kie

    Hi I’ve been experiencing a lot of caliraudience symptoms lately . Over the few weeks it has been very intense I feel like it is increasing and I’m beginning to develop clairsitence clear feeling , and very realistic touches sometimes . I’m also feelings like I’m developing clairvoyance I had my first clear seeing the other day and it freaked me out so bad I had to be admitted to the ER I am struggling with this . Can you please talk to me about it ? Via email thank you

    • Denise Litchfield

      Hi Kie, I hope you are feeling better now. Always a good move to seek medical help if something is disturbing you, as intuition and all the clairs do not cause such a huge response.

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