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How to Use Intuition in Clinical Practice (SESSION 1)

  • Friday, October 04, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • 5319 Lee Highway Arlington, VA 22207
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PRESENTER: Marilyn Stickle, LCSW

Category 1 | 3 CEUs 

The first of two sessions.  Registrants are encouraged to register for both.  

SESSION 1: Friday, October 4

  • Definition of clinical intuition
  • Stickle & Arnd-Caddigan research: Clinicians define intuition as “the acquisition of information about the client and/or course of therapy, attained by means other than overt communication, including how to use it to further the client’s well being and goals in psychotherapy.“ (Intuition in Psychotherapy)
  • Forms, characteristics and use of clinical intuition
  • Major Forms: Seeing, hearing, feeling, knowing
  • Characteristics: 1) cannot be forced; 2) subtle; 3) unemotional; 4) short and to the point; 5) dissipates quickly; 6) repetitive
  • Use: 1) intuitive messages are situation specific and most relevant in the moment; 2) what to do with them when they arrive; 3) developing an intuition informed practice
  • Clinical application of intuition: Participants will identify and discuss a personal example

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  1. Articulate a definition of intuition.
  2. Name the forms in which clinical intuition arrives.
  3. Identify four characteristics of intuition.
  4. Give an example of application of clinical intuition.

Click here for online registration for SESSION 2 | Friday, November 1: How to Use Intuition in Clinical Practice (SESSION 2)
PO Box 711 | Garrisonville, VA  22463 | 202-478-7638 |

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