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Graduate Member (GHGI)


Open to anyone who has completed and passed Parts I and II of the Human Givens Diploma Course.
(Although not therefore a fully-qualified HG therapist, most Graduate Members will be working towards taking their Post-Graduate HG Diploma which qualifies them to work as a human givens therapist and therefore become a Registered Member of the HGI. Please note: Where this is the case, they must make their status as 'HG Trainee Therapist or Counsellor'  clear to potential clients.)


  • Receive the biannual peer-reviewed Human Givens Journal
  • Access to both HGI online forums (general and practitioners')
  • Personalised '' email forwarding address
  • HGI website resource; including access to the secure HG Professional Members' Area and its various resources
  • Free access to Pragmatic Tracker to help with collecting outcome data and feedback from clients
  • May use the letters GHGI after their academic qualifications
  • Free membership of ETSI (the European Therapy Studies Institute)
  • Advanced invitation to HGI conference and any other special HGI-hosted events
  • Certificate of membership (renewed annually)


  • Agreement to HGI ethics policy
  • Agreement to HGI professional conduct policy
  • Completion of annual Continuous Professional Development and submission of CPD record card and Supervision requirement

If also in private practice:

  • Professional indemnity insurance (copy of current certificate)
  • Written confirmation of your CRB certificate (if relevant) indicating level of disclosure.

Annual Fee:

£120.00 for UK graduate members

£128.00 for overseas graduate members (additional fee covers extra postage costs)

How to join:

If you meet the elegibility requirements above and haven't yet received your invitation to join the HGI (or you have misplaced it) and would like to become a Graduate Member, please contact Silvana Limpus, HGI Membership Secretary, via email:, or by post: The Human Givens Institute, Chalvington, East Sussex, BN27 3TD, UK.

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