Psychic Aid



Tuesday, July 15, 1986
Ex-Middletonian recruited in Covington murder
By The Associated Press
     A former Butler County resident, psychic Patricia Mischell, said she knew former Covington, KY., Commissioner Sandy Cohen was dead when his friends showed her his photograph.
       Two days later, a search party confirmed her pronouncement when it uncovered Sandy Cohen's body along a railroad track in Cincinnati.  The northern Kentucky printing company owner was dead. Two men have been charged.
      Ms. Mischell founder of Hope Ministry and pastor at Positive thinking Church in Cincinnati was known in the Middletown for her radio show on WPFB Radio.  She had lived on South Dixie Highway here and later in Fairfield.
     FRIENDS AND acquaintances of Cohen had sought help from Ms. Mischell on July 8 - the same day Covington police declared him missing.  Cohen had not been seen since sometime Saturday, July 5. Although Covington police did not
 solicit the aid of psychics - "I understand there were several involved," Tom Henry, a Covington police captain, said Monday Police were willing to listen.  "I did not talk with any of them myself," Henry said.
     But he was taking notes on their descriptions of the area in which the body might be found.  "There were a lot of similarities," he said. "They all had water.  They all had gravel.  They all had over passes."
     "When everything else strikes out, you do what you can," Henry said.  "We had followed up all our
leads ...Who am I to say this isn't valid?"
     "Cincinnati police Lt. William Fletcher, who handled the  Cohen case - including the aggravated murder, arrests Friday of Gregory Moore and Jimmy Messmer, both 22 of Cincinnati, refused to comment on the involvement of psychics in police work.




Sunday, February 8, 1981

Psychic finds her talent in demand

By Valerie Klawitter
Journal Women's Writer
At a young age, Patricia Mischell was fondly dubbed "my odd one" by her mother.
     Most of the time her mother would pass it off as nothing unusual when Patricia would tell her of an "upsetting feeling" In fact, Patricia says she always felt she was very much in tune with her mother and sisters in perceiving inklings of things to come - never like the outsider.  "Except that there were times that she (her mother) would become disturbed,"  Patricia notes.  I told her that my grandmother, who lived with us at the time, was going to die soon - three months later she did.
     Although she didn't forget her childhood sensitivities, Patricia's adult years didn't seem earmarked for any sort of psychic phenomena.
     A mother of three children and twice widowed, Patricia says she was near wheel chair confinement due to rheumatoid arthritis in 1972.  She was first diagnosed as having the progressive disease at age 22.
     Her illness forced her to leave her job as an office manager at Georgia Pacific in Cincinnati, and for several years she survived on welfare.
     during that low periods, Patricia's sister took her to visit a psychic reader.  "I wasn't familiar with a 'reader',"  Patricia says.  "At that time I'd only heard of fortune tellers or palmists."  She says the 72-year-old man told her that she was psychically gifted and would soon be working in the psychic area.
     "I thought he was giving me a very bad reading, and that had just wasted $5,"  comments Patricia, "Couldn't he see that I was sick and going into a wheel chair?"
     The man persisted, she adds, asking her to give "him" a reading to prove his point.  "I was able to relate a vision to him of a 15-year-old boy lying across his feet.  The man began to cry - his teenage nephew had died at his feet."
     Patricia began studying privately with the psychic, along with reading "The Power of the subconscious Mind" by Dr. Joseph Murphy.  "That book is what started changing my life.  I never knew I was negative up to that point."
     While developing her psychic techniques, Patricia also found she was drawn to the ministry.  "At the time, I didn't know which way I was going to go."  She was ordained at Unity seminary in Missouri, and later combined her religious and psychic natures as a traveling minister of healing.  "My whole goal is to change people's concepts of their mind, allowing them to be able to be healed through their own thinking."
     While working as a psychic counselor, she explains, she found she had the ability to sense peoples physical ailments and help to heal them.
     As for her own health, she says recent medical examinations show no traces of arthritis.
     Once lonely because of her psychic abilities ("those close to me started walking away and I wasn't being invited out."), Patricia now finds her talent in demand.
     As founder and president of Psychic World in Cincinnati, she and a group of other psychics and readers meet with the public once a month.  She is the acting minister at the House of Hope (and the Temple of Love and Light, an accredited church) In Hamilton, which offers free counseling to those with financial, spiritual, physical and mental problems.  The house of Hope also serves as a teaching center for students interested in developing psychic awareness.
     Two years ago Patricia was a guest on Good Morning America and in 1978 she appeared on 30 "Extra" shows with host Glenn Ryle.  She and her daughter were also featured on WKRC's P.M. Magazine last October as psychics who unfolded the mystery of a haunted house in Cincinnati.
     Patricia has a weekly show on WPFB and was recently asked to give her world predictions on a Cincinnati radio station.  Her predictions were also printed in a Cincinnati newspaper in December.
     She lectures to local and area organizations appears for many charity benefits, and in between times is often asked to officiate at weddings and baby christenings.
     She estimates that she is contacted between 10 and 20 times a year by families of people involved in police cases (such as missing persons or murder victims) Her success rate in solving the cases is 85 percent she says.
    "My husband always says he sees me in and out," remarks Patricia of her busy schedule. 
     Born in Hurricaine, W. VA. Patricia was reared in Cincinnati.  she makes her home here on S. Dixie Highway with her husband, Earl Francis, executive vice president and general manager of radio station WPFB.  Her three children ages 18, 22 and 24 are Fairfield residents.
     "I never wanted this Patricia says of her notoriety as a psychic.  "I never wanted to be popular or do anything with this work."  Explaining that her abilities are her way of serving, she adds, "I've never related my energy to anything other than God.  It just flows.  Everyone in the world has it (psychic ability) and uses it to a certain extent.  When I teach my classes (at the House of Hope)  I tell them that I am unfolding you, but you yourself are the person who has the gift from God."
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