An exploration on the power of intuition and the science behind it


  • Course Description

    Intuition is defined as a natural feedback system between the conscious and unconscious mind, which allows for protection and growth of the individual. During this interesting presentation, recent theory and empirical research on intuition is reviewed. Additionally, the ethical applications of intuition are suggested for mental health practitioners with both self and client care.

  • Learning Objectives

    Upon completing this course, participants will be able to: Describe two ways intuitive abilities are part of human nature; Name two findings from peer reviewed research studies on intuition.

    Target Audience and Instructional Level
    This course is intended for psychologists, therapists, social workers, clinical counselors, and addiction counselors. Instructional level: Intermediate

  • How To Take This Course

    In order to receive a certificate of completion reflecting the associated CE credit hour, you must:
    #1: Have an active paid Clearly Clinical membership
    #2: Listen to the corresponding course podcast
    #3: Achieve a passing grade on the post-presentation test (the test has up to ten questions and you must earn a score of at least 80%; you are able to re-test)
    #4: Complete the requested course evaluation.

    Course elements (including the course audio, post-test, and requested course evaluation) can be completed on a computer or mobile device via your Clearly Clinical account.

  • Course Format

    This high-quality and interesting course contains a one-hour, non-interactive audio podcast presentation which is available for free via all major public podcast providers. You can also listen to and download the file via our course player.

  • Commercial Support

    There is no known commercial support or conflict of interest for this CE program, presenter, sponsor, instructor, or content.

  • Certificate Access Details

    Once you've completed the course, your certificate will automatically populate in the 'Certificate' section of your account; it will also be emailed to you. Access to completion certificate will expire 365 days after issuance. Course certificates will be on file for ten (10) years from date of course completion.

  • Accommodations

    If you have special needs or need an accommodation, please email us at and we will do our best to assist you.


Lori Chortkoff Hops, PhD, PSY 14335

Energy Psychology Expert

Lori Chortkoff Hops, PhD, DCEP is a licensed Psychologist, (University of Houston, Texas), (Diplomate in Comprehensive Energy Psychology), and Reiki Master practicing psychotherapy in Westlake Village, California, USA. Dr. Hops serves on ACEP's Executive Board of Directors as Secretary (2016-2019), and is nominated as President-Elect in 2020.  Dr. Hops combines practices from western empirical science, wisdom traditions from around the world, and her personal heart based intuitive guidance when working with others.  She also teaches courses for professionals, students, and the general public on topics such as the science of intuition, compassion, energy practices, spirituality, ritual, coping with illness, self-care, laughter yoga, and movement arts. She dances, writes, and paints.  Dr. Hops serves on the Board of Directors for Gift of Life Los Angeles, a nonprofit organization that funds international pediatric heart surgeries and nutritional assistance (2014-2019). Dr. Hops founded and facilitated the ACEP Ventura County Local Group (2014-2019).

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