What you describe as your abilities definitely falls into the psychic realm. I'll bet though if you worked at it that you could also be a medium. I'm not sure, but I do suspect. Have you read any of the "how I became a medium" books by John Edward, Gordon Smith, or James Van Praagh or John Holland? I think I've read all four of their books that include their own personal story, not just the relating of readings. You might find it a helpful first step.
Also, see if you can find a spiritualist church near you because they have development circles for this sort of training.
When I am doing psychic work, I am relaying info from the guides. I can have a two way conversation. But when I'm in communion with a deceased loved one, all I seem to get are stories and validations, but it doesn't go two ways. Sure, they feel our love, but you can't have a two-way conversation with them. Not sure why. Maybe there are rules about revealing too much. Spirit guides are probably more trained in what they can and cannot reveal.
Interesting stuff though.
Erin Pavlina, Intuitive Counselor
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