Our Mission

The San Diego Paranormal Research Society (SDPRS) is a non-profit paranormal investigation team based in San Diego, California.  We cover cases within San Diego County, Southern California and even out-of-state. We conduct investigations and supplemental research at NO COST to the client.  We help assist clients by identifying the types of activity occurring at their location, helping to ease anxiety associated with those events and to further assist in bringing resolution to the case.  We work both intuitively and scientifically, as we feel it gives us a more holistic approach to our work. SDPRS strives to document various types of paranormal phenomena through the use of audio, video, photographs and other specialized equipment utilized in the field of paranormal research.  We also educate the general public about ghosts and hauntings and paranormal investigation techniques and strategies.  SDPRS is comprised of dedicated and caring individuals who respect the field, our clients and spirits; we strongly adhere to client confidentiality, privacy. and respect of property.  We have a passion and desire to learn about this vast field, which is reflected in how we carry out our work. 

Our Principles

Listen to clients’ concerns; approach each investigation with an open mind and  a healthy dose of skepticism; treat every client and location with respect and dignity; keep all client and investigation information confidential; conduct each investigation professionally, ethically and morally; treat all entities and spirits respectfully; help clients understand their individual situation; educate the public on ghosts and hauntings, paranormal research and responsible investigation techniques; conduct research pertinent to investigation location; refer clients to specialized investigators when necessary; analyze all data collected thoroughly and in a timely manner; meet with clients to review collected data and possible paranormal evidence; recommend secondary investigation if warranted; treat the field of paranormal research with honor, respect and dignity

Our Core Values

Our core values shape the culture of SDPRS.  These values guide us in our interaction with clients, communities and the paranormal community at large.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY: Encouraging commitment and ensuring responsibility for actions
  • INTREGRITY: Always being honest and conducting ourselves in an ethical fashion.
  • TEAMWORK:  Working together as a team to accomplish our goals, while respecting our individual differences.  
  • EXCELLENCE: SDPRS strives to meet our standards, goals and expectations.
  • RESPECT: We treat ourselves, clients, locations and entities with the highest respect and reverence at all times.

In The News

  • Next “Spirits of the Adobe” tour at the Rancho Buena Vista Adobe to take place on April 20, 2018 at 7pm and 9:30 pm. For more information, please visit http://www.vistarecreation.com
  • Nicole Strickland will again, be a featured speaker at the 2018 Preston Castle ParaCon on August 3 rd – 4 th . She will be presenting about “San Diego’s Most Haunted” as well representing the RMS Queen Mary on a panel. For more information, please visit http://www.prestoncastle.com/paracon.html
  • SDPRS’ Nicole Strickland is now writing for FATE Magazine in addition to Paranormal Underground Magazine and Let’s Talk Magazine.
  • Nicole will join Auriel Grace, host of “A Gang of Girls” radio show on April 15, 2018 or a two-hour episode devoted to the history and paranormal phenomena of the RMS Queen Mary. http://www.agangofgirls.com/
  • The team will appear on Spaced Out Radio on May 10, 2018. https://www.spreaker.com/user/spaced-out-radio
  • The team will appear on San Diego’s Channel 8 News in October of 2018.

Private Residence Case Requests

We are not currently taking on new private residence requests until 2018. In order for us to devote ample time to each case, we never take on more cases than we can handle at any given time. If we cannot take on your case, we will be happy to refer you to another responsible team. Thank you for your patience. Click HERE for more information.

Rancho Buena Vista Adobe - "Spirits of the Adobe" Tours

Come join the San Diego Paranormal Research Society as they take you on a ghostly journey through the very historic Rancho Buena Vista Adobe. Guests will learn about the adobe’s famed past, paranormal investigation techniques and equipment and have the chance to visit the entire adobe. This is a hands-on paranormal investigation experience; guests will have the opportunity to participate in live EVP and spirit communication sessions and utilize various pieces of equipment common to para research.

TO PURCHASE TICKETS, please visit http://www.vistarecreation.com. Price is $25 per person. There are discounted rates for paranormal teams.

More information here

Paranormal Underground Magazine

SDPRS’ Nicole Strickland has signed on with Paranormal Underground Magazine (PUG) as a writer, contributor and correspondent with quarterly articles covering several important aspects of paranormal research.

Paranormal Underground magazine is your connection to the paranormal world. We cover the most controversial topics in the paranormal field, including Paranormal Investigation, Ghosts & Hauntings, UFO Phenomena, Cryptids & Mythological Creatures, Psychic Phenomena, Magic & Lore, Crystals & Herbology, and Conspiracy Theories, among many other paranormal-related content. Join us as we explore the unexplained.


Fate Magazine

Nicole will also be writing for FATE Magazine starting in the summer of 2018. Six decades before the AMC’s Walking Dead, SyFy’s Paranormal Witness, late-night radio’s Coast to Coast AM, and countless websites, blogs, books, and movies began captivating audiences with true tales of the paranormal — there was FATE — a first-of-its-kind publication dedicated to in-depth coverage of mysterious and unexplained phenomena. http://www.fatemag.com/

Let's Talk Magazine

In addition to being the Advertising Director for Let’s Talk Radio, Nicole has also joined its writing community as an article contributor for its unique magazine devoted to the paranormal. Managed by the multi-talented Todd Bates, Let’s Talk Radio provides the very best in radio show hosting and digital advertising. Its shows offer informative and educational talk about the paranormal and supernatural. https://www.letstalkradio.net/about-us