Meet Fia Johannson, a psychic medium who can 'talk to the dead', and helps cops solve cases with 'messages from beyond'
Fondly called the Persian Medium, Johansson has been a practicing medium, clinical hypnotherapist, and holistic healer for over 25 years.
When Fia Johansson arrived in Stockholm at the age of 14 from her home in Iran, she remembers it being freezing outside. Her uncle had been on the way to pick her up but she had no idea that he had met with an accident - only that she felt a knot in the pit of her gut. For someone who could only speak Persian and didn't know anyone in a new country, it was scary. After waiting for him for nearly 10 hours at the airport, the authorities kindly helped her get a hotel. Little did she know that her life was about to change.
Johansson is not the regular psychic medium you see on television - she helps law enforcement and intelligence agencies solve unsolvable cold cold cases. Fondly called the Persian Medium, Johansson has been a practicing medium, clinical hypnotherapist, and holistic healer for over 25 years. The lead medium for a local paranormal investigation team in California, she's also the co-director of a national team of psychic mediums who assist local police departments in missing persons and unsolved cases.
She realized that she had these abilities as young as 7 years old when she was at home one summer in Iran. Her cousins had come over to visit and while they were leaving, she had visions and sounds of an accident. She begged them not to go, but they did and after two hours, her parents got a phone call saying they had been in an accident. By the time she was 8, she was already "seeing the dead and communicating with them." "I was at a funeral with my grandmother and suddenly, the dead person was talking to me. It was confusing and scary", she says in an interview with MEA World Wide.
At the lobby of the hotel, after days of surviving on water and crackers, she stumbles on to a lawyer who also happened to be Persian. Johansson remembers seeing a bloodied head of a woman named Jessica. Jessica, as it turned out was the victim in the case the lawyer had been working on, a woman who had gone missing 10 years ago - something that Johansson couldn't have possibly known. "She told me that her parents were her clients and their case had been dismissed two weeks ago. They had been unable to find any evidence or the body," she recalls. At first, the investigators didn't believe her but when she led them to the body, there wasn't much choice left. It turned out, her boyfriend had murdered her.
In another incident where a client wanted to speak with her regarding financial investment, she ended up being able to tell him about a teenage son he didn't know about. "I sensed feminine energy behind him. He had never been married and didn't have kids but the spirit kept talking about a son who was in danger", she said. Furious, he dismissed the thought until she relayed a message. "Rebecca, July 6, I told him as the spirit told me. He couldn't believe it. His ex-girlfriend Rebecca had been pregnant and getting an abortion on that day. They had lost touch after." Four days later, he had found his son.
She's been assisting in cases ever since she was 17 years old and has worked with auditors, private investigators, and intelligence agencies both in the United States and abroad. She has a Masters in Psychology and is a co-author of two books - one with Brian Tracy ('Earn What You're Really Worth'), and another with Jack Canfield ('Chicken Soup for the Soul'). She's also a motivational speaker. Johansson has also got two reality TV shows in the pipeline - and get this, it'll really be "reality" TV she says. "I'm not going to have any producer telling me what to do and what not to do. I'll be myself and the spiritual connection is powerful and that by itself is good enough."