Feedback from previous conferences
“Superb quality of speakers ... the information was invaluable and networking priceless!”
“In the 25 years I have been fascinated by the human mind, it’s the first time I’ve been given an explanation of it that actually makes sense. I’m very excited by the new developments and ongoing research.” C. SMITH
“Such a good all round programme with a group of very diverse speakers. I feel proud to be part of such an inspiring, innovative and thoroughly good organisation.”
“... shows the way ahead for a saner organisation of human society. It is truly inspiring but utterly practical – thank you.”
“An excellent blend of theoretical, intellectual, political and practical ideas and a fantastic forum for sharing ideas.”
“It felt good to be surrounded by sensible, clear-thinking people. And I had so many brilliant discussions over the weekend. Thank you!”
“Absorbing and inspiring from start to finish. Well done!”
“Excellent standard of speakers – diverse, relevant, thought-provoking, stimulating and wonderful to meet so many interesting attendees.”
“Fantastic programme – refreshing, motivating and enthusing. It’s wonderful to hear that such good work is being done.”
“All together brilliant!”
“Truly inspiring as ever. Incredible to see how far and wide the HG ideas and approach have now spread – long may it continue!" D. LE FEUVRE
“A really good mix of presentations and inspiring presenters. Money well spent.” S. VANSKA
“It’s been a real joy ... I leave with many new ideas, a newly focused vigour and the sense that I have much to think about. Super weekend – thank you.” D. LOBBET
“Inspiring and necessary communal sustenance!”
“Invigorating, timely and enlightening.”
“I enjoyed the conference from beginning to end and look forward to future events. I was on a high for days afterwards reflecting on all the information shared.”
“Really enjoyed this year’s conference. It was thought provoking and provided new information for me to reflect on. The calibre of the speakers was high.”
“Thank you once again for such a wonderful two days – I always return home on a high!”
Explore our articles and interviews
Aric Sigman explains why craft-based skills are as important as academic ones, and need to be taught in all schools.
In 2002 BACP published new ethical guidelines. Before publication, Ivan Tyrrell questioned the main author of the guidelines, Tim Bond, about what they actually mean.
All children have an innate need to be stretched and connected up to more of reality. It is a psychological law of nature. Consequently we can say that, whenever teachers are having difficulties in schools, it invariably comes down to the fact that they are not working with, or being allowed to work with, that fundamental truth.
Ivan Tyrrell and Richard Bentall discuss patient-centred new approaches to the understanding and treatment of psychotic illness..
When we react excessively to events, major or minor, we may be victims of a primitive survival mechanism gone awry, suggests Joe Griffin. Despite often causing years of distress, it can be treated successfully — and usually remarkably quickly.
Ivan Tyrrell talks with Daniel Nettle about the far closer than expected connection between psychosis and creative thinking.
Emily Gajewski describes how the human givens approach has provided a practical focus for working with women struggling to cope with everyday life
Community psychiatric nurse Liz Potts describes her experience as one of the few primary care professionals in Coventry using the human givens approach.
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‘JUST WHAT WE NEED’ is a therapeutic group approach using a Human Givens framework. Dates for the next 2 courses are available.
On Saturday 10th June in London – a special workshop dedicated to developing a process of long-term education about how to improve politics by involving greater psychological understanding in domestic and international relations: the only source of hope for the future...