Registered Member (MHGI)
Open to HG.Dip. graduates who have passed the Post Graduate Practitioner's Assessment (Part III) of the Human Givens Diploma Course and are therefore, by having demonstrated their practical competence, fully qualified to practise as a human givens therapist or counsellor and appear on the HGI's Professional Register.
Benefits of MHGI membership:
- Registered HG Practitioner Status
- Entry on to the HGI's official International Register of fully-qualified and approved human givens therapists – accredited in the UK by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA)
- Individual Online Register Therapist page (with name, contact information, specialist areas, biographical details, optional location map, full biographical details and any relevant links)
- Use of the Registered Membership version of the HGI logo – and the PSA logo, if you practice in the UK
- Biannual peer-reviewed Human Givens Journal
- Use of the letters MHGI after your academic qualifications
- Free access to Pragmatic Tracker to help with collecting outcome data and feedback from your clients
- Personalised MHGI stationery PDF artwork ready for printing – choice of 2 designs, includes: sales leaflet, letterhead, business card, compliment slip and receipt pad
- Access to the secure HG Professional Members' Area — includes various resources, such as practical advice, essential information and helpful downloads for anyone starting up in private practice, latest news, job opportunities etc.
- Access to both HGI online forums (general and practitioners')
- Advanced notice and invitations to the HGI's bi-annual conference and any other special HGI-hosted events
- Free membership of ETSI (the European Therapy Studies Institute)
- Invites to attend special one-off HG.Dip. Graduate CPD Days
- Certificate of membership (renewed annually)
- Agreement to uphold HGI ethical standards
- 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 Registered Membership Fee:
- £150.00 if you live in the UK
- £158.00 if you live outside the UK (additional fee covers extra postage costs)
How to join:
If you have successfully passed your Post Graduate Practitioner's Assessment (Part III) and haven't yet received your invitation to upgrade your membership to Registered Member level (or you have misplaced it), please contact Silvana Limpus, HGI Membership Secretary, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by post: The Human Givens Institute, Chalvington, East Sussex, BN27 3TD, UK.
Please note, You will also need to print out, complete and send in your HG Practitioners' Professional Register Application Entry Form with your application so that you can be included on the professional register.
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