Author | Researcher | Speaker | Producer | Award-Winning Radio Host

Nicole Strickland

Hello! Welcome to the official website of Nicole Strickland, one of the leading paranormal researchers on the West Coast.  Nicole is the founder/director of the well-respected San Diego Paranormal Research Society and has been featured in numerous media outlets.  In addition to her speaking and writing projects, she co-hosts the long-running Haunted Voices Radio with Todd Bates and also hosts the Afterlife Chronicles, which was recently selected by Feedspot as one of the top programs on the afterlife.

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  • Classes offered via ZOOM
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  • $40 per person 
  • Payment options: PayPal / credit card 
  • Payment needs to be received prior to the course start date
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The Role of Intuition and Mind/Body/Spirit in Connecting with the Afterlife: 

Everyone has his or her own innate intuition.  Some people are more tapped into it than others.  It’s similar to practicing a sport – the more you work at it, the greater your skills will be.  This class talks about the role of intuition, its common misconceptions, how it works in our daily lives, and the role it plays in connecting with the spirit world.  

Class dates and times: 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month from 3pm to 5pm

Introduction to Paranormal Investigation and Research: 

This course goes over important aspects of paranormal research and serves as a motivator for anyone interested in learning more about the field.  Although other branches of supernatural field study are discussed, this course concentrates on ghost research.

Class dates and times: 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month from 3pm to 5pm


Advanced Paranormal Investigation and Research:

This course builds off of Paranormal Investigation 101, discussing advanced research methods and experimentation. It applies to those who have some paranormal research experience and are looking to further their knowledge of advanced equipment use, data analysis and adjunct research. This is a hands-on and discussion-style course. 

Class dates and times: 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month from 5:3o pm to 7:30 pm

Class Topics

The tent poles and foundations of a solid paranormal researcher and investigative team; an overview of the San Diego Paranormal Research Society
What are ghosts and spirits? Types of paranormal phenomena; theories that can potentially explain paranormal phenomena
Signs of paranormal activity; definition of a "haunting," places known to attract paranormal phenomena
Types of case study data: investigation methodologies and experiments (spirit photography, EVP / ITC, spirit communication, videography, environmental monitoring, metaphysical practices, etc)
Analyzing alleged ghost photographs - how to examine photographs / discussion of the "Great Orb Debate," - how to identify natural versus potential spirit orbs and anomalous photographs
An overview of the types of various equipment used in paranormal research and why they're used
Spiritual protection and why it's needed; when and when not to investigate (the importance of being healthy, staying grounded and centered)
Ghost hunter mentality versus paranormal researcher mentality; discussing the "paratainment" phenomenon and how it influences peoples' beliefs of the paranormal
Intuitive versus scientific research; is the field a pseudo-science? Elaboration on the debate about this concept
Breaking into the field of paranormal research; what you need to know
Pareidolia and why it's relevant to paranormal research
Case study data review and analysis - software programs, case report writing
How to properly interview clients (private residence, business and historical locations
Paranormal research trends and ways to improve field study through professional development and education
Questions and Answers / Group discussion