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HG professional members
There are three grades of professional membership for successful graduates of the Human Givens Diploma, as follows:
The Institute has the power to elect as a Fellow a Registered Member who has also made a distinctive contribution to human givens studies or its teaching or application.
Honorary Memberships may also be awarded for outstanding contributions to the field.
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Explore our articles and interviews
Community psychiatric nurse Liz Potts describes her experience as one of the few primary care professionals in Coventry using the human givens approach.
Denise Winn talks with Professor John Ratey about the brain as a social organ, and the need to be alert early to inept social skills.
If people are suffering emotional distress there will always be unmet emotional needs, this is how the Human Givens approach works.
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.
An article about the human givens approach that appeared in the major American publication, Family Therapy Magazine.
Trevor Bailey, head of Worle School, raises issues about the impact of targets and inspections on the well-being of staff and thus on motivation and effectiveness..
Read Mike Beard's therapist account of Nina's treatment.
Emily Gajewski describes how, as a therapist in private practice, she helped a client overcome the psychotic delusions that were keeping her trapped.
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In the light of current global events, several people have asled us to make Ivan Tyrrell's fascinating free webinar available once more – you can now watch it online, read on for details...
Understanding extremism in the Syrian conflict through the prism of 'Human Givens' - Thursday 16th March 2017 in Cheltenham