‘Mama Medium’: Here’s How Much a Psychic Reading With TLC’s Jennie Marie Costs
TLC’s newest reality show premiered last night, and it’s already stirring up controversy. Mama Medium stars Jennie Marie, who describes herself as an “empathic psychic medium” and says she can communicate with the dead as well as well as people who are non-verbal, like a woman who is paralyzed from the neck down due to complications from weight-loss surgery.
While some people are convinced Jennie Marie’s psychic talents are for real – many people on Twitter said the first episode had them in tears – not everyone is a believer. The website Jezebel called the show “disgustingly exploitative” and others have declared Jennie Marie a fraud.
Whether or not you believe Jennie Marie is a real-life medium or a huckster, she’s managed to turn her talent for giving readings into a successful career. Read on to find out how much it costs to get a reading from TLC’s Jennie Marie.
Jennie Marie’s readings start at $25
Jennie Marie, who lives in Rochester, New York, is available for psychic readings for individuals, couples, groups, and parties, according to her website. Every reading is “guided by an array of spiritual resources spanning God, past relatives, and guardian angels.”
Readings take place in her office, but if you’re not in upstate New York, don’t worry. She also does psychic readings via phone or video chat.
The cheapest reading is $25. For that, Jennie Marie will answer a simple question or provide guidance on an issue that doesn’t require a longer, more in-depth reading. You’ll submit your question and get your reading via email.
Phone readings range from $125 for a 15-minute reading to $350 for a full hour. A 30-minute reading is $250.
A private, in-person reading is $250 for 30 minutes and $350 for 1 hour. Group readings for 3 to 11 people are $125 per person and last 2 hours. She’s also available for speaking engagements and other special events.
Unfortunately, if you want to book an appointment with Jennie Marie, it might be challenging. Currently, her online appointments page isn’t showing any availability for the next year.
Where else you can see Jennie Marie
Even if you can’t get an appointment with Jennie Marie, you can still see her in person if you’re in the Rochester area. On November 27 and 28, she’ll be at the Iron Smoke Distillery in Fairport, New York.
Tickets for the “night of healing and laughter” are $50. (Jennie Marie has also performed as the Double XL Comedium.) You can also sign up for her email list to learn about upcoming appearances.
If you want to learn more about this psychic’s life as a fourth-generation medium, you can try to get your hands on a copy of her autobiography, My Life as a Double XL Medium. The self-published book is $53.46 on Amazon.
How she became a medium
Jennie Marie says she first discovered her psychic gifts in middle school, when she began to have premonitions. By her 30s, she was working as a hairdresser and sharing her insights with her clients. That’s when she decided to become a full-time medium. While some people might find her work spooky, she says that’s not the case at all.
“It’s important for people to know that it isn’t scary or evil,” she told New York Upstate. “It can be fun and lighthearted. We remember good times with loved ones and laughter makes it easier. Everyone just wants guidance and validation.”
Mama Medium airs Monday nights at 9/8c on TLC.
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