Here's just some of the feedback we've had from previous conferences:
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“... 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!”
“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.”
“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.”
“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!”
'Work as nutrition for self development'
And here's a sample of the quality of talks at our conferences – this is Joe Griffin filmed in 2012
Explore our articles and interviews
Ivan Tyrrell talks with Daniel Nettle about the far closer than expected connection between psychosis and creative thinking.
Most people think ethics is concerned with truth, justice, equality, loyalty, fairness, values, principles, morals, etc. All these words in italics are abstractions. They are content free. They contain no sensory information. Such words used to be called 'reifications' in philosophy and are now more commonly called 'nominalisations'.
We all take sleep for granted until we have problems with it and then we quickly remember how desirable a good night's sleep is.
The final version of the Emotional Needs Scale resulting from Brett Culham's research into emotional needs.
Even though self-harm is discussed in the media, the subject of self-harming can still feel difficult to approach. Emily Gajewski's ‘From Self-harm to Self-belief’ one-day training course offers clear, research-based framework and practical skills, so you needn’t feel that way again….
Mark Evans describes how one key idea helped Stephen to master his drug addiction.
An article about the human givens approach that appeared in the major American publication, Family Therapy Magazine.
Ivan Tyrrell reviews "The Attention Merchants: how our time and attention are gathered and sold" by Tim Wu (Atlantic Books, £20.00)
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Volume 25, No 1, 2018, the latest edition of the Human Givens Journal is now available.
Date posted: 11/06/2018
Brian Greene and Jennifer Broadley discuss how to apply the human givens approach in couples therapy.
Date posted: 30/05/2018