You may not need knowledge or skill to make contact with it.
If it really wants to contact you, it will make itself known in ways you CAN reach back.
How long has this been happening? Was there anything else which happened in your life when this began?
"I feel something reaching out to me but I lack the skill and knowledge to reach back out to it..."
You've already reached back out to it with your desire and intent. It has created an obsession, that may lead to oppression, then possibly fulfill itself through possession.
You need to remember the images you see in your mind:) It could be ancestral roots like Viking or Norse Gods calling to you:) There are things going on in this world,and the mind hostage takeover is being publicized,so the veil is being dropped.It would be beneficial for you to get to the bottom of it:))