I have browsed the site for a while and the only occasions people had this error happening were in circular imports which I don't have as far as I understand what circular imports are? My imports are transitive though.
I have 3 files in the same folder:
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
from packer import Conversation
from packer import Message
from parser import getConvs #this on its own runs without problems
getConvs() #throws ImportError: cannot import name 'getConvs'
ImportErrors may happen if there are duplicate module names. Try naming your
parser.py something else, since it is likely conflicting with Python's built-in