Clinical intuition in mental health care: A discussion and focus groups

  title={Clinical intuition in mental health care: A discussion and focus groups},
  author={Cilia Witteman and Nanon L. Spaanjaars and Alexander A. Aarts},
  journal={Counselling Psychology Quarterly},
  pages={19 - 29}
Clinical intuition in mental health care has been written off as a mysterious kind of ability to ‘see through’ clients, something that clinicians who favour evidence-based practice should have nothing to do with. We propose another understanding of clinical intuition. Similar to other types of professional intuition, we take it to refer to automatic responses that are based on knowledge acquired through significant, explicit learning from textbooks and in clinical practice. We think clinical… 
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