I've spent a long time helping and watching people develop and practice psychic abilities. It can definately be learned, but the success varies greatly from person to person. Psipog.net
may help you. We would usually suggest starting with energy manipulation and then moving on to different areas. All matter, thoughts, and emotions are energy. Once you become skilled in controling your internal energy, the energy around you, your thoughts, and emotion, psychic skills will be readily learned if you so desire.