About Melinda

As a teacher, Melinda demonstrates how energy works on this planet and inspires you to lead a more fulfilling and meaningful existence. Melinda’s main mission/message is to teach individuals how to tap into their spiritual essence by providing the necessary tools to understand the energetic patterns created in childhood, which may prohibit balance in adulthood. As an author, Melinda expresses herself in a wide range of modalities designed to enlighten, inspire, educate, and help the reader understand the human condition from a spiritual vantage point.

Four books that can be ordered from the web site are: Diary of a Mad Medium: A Guide to Understanding Karmic Profile Melinda uses an autobiographical sketch to explain Karma and repetitive patterns in life. Introduction by James Van Praagh

Morning Musings Three hundred sixty-five short soliloquies that help start a day with a smile and introspection.

If You Could See Inside of Me In a child’s world, fairness does not always exist. In a very unique fashion Melinda uses her original rap lyrics to insightfully explain bullying from a child’s perspective. Raw, simple and very honest…a must have for every family’s library

The Other Side of the Vail: Spiritual Guide for Everyday Living In this approach, Melinda takes an academic and empiric view of spirituality. This book covers everything from manifestation, energy and how a strong relationship to the universe can lead to a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

Empowered Living Center


Melinda owns the Empowered Living Center in Tempe, Arizona, a home to many practitioners of healing arts to include naturopaths, physical therapists, trainers, colonics specialists, and counselors. Melinda’s practice has evolved over the last 25 years as an active medium and counselor. She has many certifications in areas such as counseling, hypnosis, trauma, and healing. Additionally, she has been acknowledged as Natural Choice’s (as sponsored by Natural Awakenings Magazine) Best Intuitive in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Her unique ability to provide insightful information from mere photographs allows her to help all people regardless of their location. Her special abilities have also aided several law enforcement agencies in helping to solve crimes and find missing persons. As a certified hypnotherapist, Melinda's specialty is cultivating and healing the inner child. Her guidance extends to victims of emotional abuse, incestuous molestation, bipolar disorder, alcoholism, and drug addiction.


Melinda has spoken nationally at such events as "Celebrate Your Life" along with Sylvia Browne, Wayne Dyer, and James Redfield, author of the Celestine Prophecy; "Celebrating Body, Mind & Spirit" in Spokane, Washington along with John Holland and Wyatt Webb and "The Life After Life Conference "in 2015.

Melinda works closely with other world-renowned mediums like James Van Praagh conducting seminars and life after life demonstrations. She maintains a busy travel scheduling touring the country providing private readings, speaking at Universities, hosting seminars, and being an invited guest on such radio shows as the Carolyn Southerland radio show, Hay House Radio, and UBN Radio as well as a regular on KTAR in 2001-2003. Melinda actively engages with her fans on social media through Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram.

Her weekly Facebook show Wednesday Connections with Melinda allows viewers to call or email in their spiritual questions and have them answered live. Her YouTube Channels contains a virtual library with hundreds of videos of Melinda’s body of work. Most recently, Melinda was interviewed as one of the most inspiring woman in the world in an international publication yet to be published, as well as having been voted Phoenix Natural Choice Award Winner three years in a row.


Melinda Vail - The Medium Who Makes A Difference