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It’s a Living with Lisa

Psychic sees job as a chance to offer hope for a better tomorrow


In this season of Halloween, my favorite holiday (No gifts to buy. No awkward family confrontations about life choices), when the boundary between this world and the next becomes most permeable, it seems only fitting to write about a psychic.

Elizabeth Joyce came into the world under unusual circumstances.

“I am one of two sets of identical twins. The last born of the second set,” she tells me.

I know that in some ancient cultures, twins were considered otherworldly. Even today, they tend to draw a lot of attention.

The relationship between grandparent and grandchild is special. There’s often a sympathy between them born of the fact they’re both sort of on the periphery, one’s most active years behind them, the other’s still to come. But for Elizabeth Joyce, there was another element to the link she felt to her grandmother.

“My grandmother was part Penobscot from Maine and was a gifted shaman,” Joyce said. “There had been an instant kinship between us.”

They shared a sensitivity to things unseen and were both gifted healers.

Elizabeth’s spiritual memoir, “Unlimited Realities,” an account of the difficult road she traveled, seeing “images inside her eyelids that sometimes caused her to shudder” as a child to the point when she “finally accepted her gift” as an adult, makes for fascinating reading.

Elizabeth is the author of 10 other books and is working on the 11th.

She lived in Chalfont for 21 years and, in 2007, she founded The Bucks County Metaphysical Association, an organization that benefited local charities through holding events, such as concerts, meditation evenings, and Psychic Fairs at the James-Lorah Home in Doylestown.

When I ask her if dreams are prophetic, she answers, “Yes, our dreams are always prophetic in some way or other because they are our subconscious talking to us.”

She urges everyone to “trust your inner voice that anyone can hear by tapping into their individual guides and messages.”

While offering people guidance may be fulfilling, there is a dark side. In 1979, she says she used psychometry (the ability to discover facts about an event or person by touching inanimate objects) for the first time to help the police locate a body by holding the victim’s eyeglasses. She has helped police investigations on other occasions and led paranormal excursions.

Elizabeth has been profiled in national magazines and has appeared on several TV shows, including “Unsolved Mysteries.” Currently she can be heard every Sunday at 10 p.m. on

“I always try to leave my clients with hope and some active steps to create change in their lives,” she says.

Elizabeth can be reached at

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