Human Givens College
A wide range of courses providing new insights and therapeutic skills for overcoming common and complex mental health and behavioural problems and more – suitable for anyone interested for professional or personal reasons, including psychotherapists, counsellors, occupational therapists, doctors, teachers, HR Managers, life coaches, welfare officers, social workers, nurses and many others...
For details of the Human Givens Diploma course, visit: www.humangivenscollege.com/diploma/
A variety of seminal courses from Human Givens College are also available to take online:
The Emotional Needs Audit:
For a wide selection of related publications see HG Publishing's website:
- The Human Givens Journal
- A wide range of books, monographs, CDs, videos and audio tapes
- Online shop: www.humangivens.com
The Human Givens Foundation (Registered Charity)
Lift Depression: The human givens approach
a website dedicated to providing practical and up-to-date information for anyone who wants to overcome depression or works with depressed people
Why we dream
A website dedicated to Joe Griffin's expectation fulfilment theory of dreaming.
Human Givens Training Overseas
The Australian Human Givens Network:
Human Givens Centre North Carolina, USA:
Pragmatic Tracker is an online tool for recording and analysing change using measurement with questionnaires. Its purpose is to provide you and your clients with an easy way to monitor their progress and to generate anonymous research data as a by-product.
featuring the 'human givens' approach to psychotherapy, read it here.
Read the interview
with our director Joe Griffin in New Scientist magazine, read it here.
FT Magazine's spotlight article
spotlight article on Joe Griffin, read it here.
Family Therapy Magazine's article
on the human givens approach to treating depression, read it here.
The Missing Peace
A fascinating blog about the problems in the Middle East – it examines how new insights, such as those provided by the human givens approach, can help to explain what is happening and also provide the foundations of workable solutions.
BBC Radio 4's 'All in the Mind'
Listen to Dr Raj Persaud's interview with Joe Griffin about the Human Givens College (was then 'MindFields College') 'How to lift depression' workshop on BBC Radio 4's 'All in the Mind', listen here
The Human Givens Charter
National Association for Mental Health:
The Mental Health Foundation
The Centre for Mental Health
improving life for people in the UK with mental health problems
New Scientist magazine's health page
Primary Mental Health and Education (PRIMHE)
working for better primary care in mental health
the leading national charity for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
a national mental health charity which aims to raise awareness of mental illness, campaign to improve services and initiate and fund research into the causes of serious mental illness through its research centre. SANELINE 0300 304 7000 (available every day) is a national helpline providing emotional support and information to those experiencing mental health problems, their families, carers and professionals.
UK charity with information about the symptoms and treatment of depression.
British Holistic Medical Association (BHMA)
educates doctors, medical students, allied health professionals and members of the general public in the principles and practice of holistic medicine
A UK-based website containing a searchable directory of therapists, healers, counsellors and complementary health practitioners.
We are constantly growing our directory of additional links. (Please note: HGI are not responsible for the content of external sites.)
Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrrell explain how and why a human givens approach can help therapists shift depression in just a few sessions — or less.
In this article, Joe Griffin suggests that techniques which can yield immediate success, may share an underlying mechanism.
Looking at cult behaviour. A revised version (including additional material) of an article by Ivan Tyrrell, first published in 1993, that explores Dr Arthur Deikman's enlightening work on cult behaviour.
Counsellors who use it know that the 'rewind technique' is fast, safe, painless and effective for dealing with trauma. Keith Guy and Nicola Guy have tested it in research.
An article about the human givens approach that appeared in the major American publication, Family Therapy Magazine.
The theoretical understanding for why human givens therapy is so effective.
How one session of human givens therapy was enough to transform the life of Sarah, a depressed single mother.
Ivan Tyrrell asks Professor Richard Noll, author of ‘The Jung Cult’, to unravel the lies Carl G Jung told to aggrandise himself and his charismatic psychoanalytic movement.
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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...