Last updated: April 2020
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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.
> Download our membership guide The levels of HGI membership explained for more details.
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People who find guilt feelings highly difficult to tolerate may be especially prone to the OCD-type behaviours of compulsive checking or checking rituals...
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.
Chris Dyas vividly describes how he teaches troubled children to be their own therapists.
Joe Griffin goes back to basics to arrive at some powerful new insights into the givens of human nature.
We take a look at what's been achieved since two pioneering psychotherapists put a name to this powerful understanding of human nature and mental health...
Iain Caldwell uses many case studies in his description of how the human givens approach to helping people in distress has had a huge impact on mental health services in Hartlepool.
Julia Welstead considers the connection between our mental health and our planet
The expectation fulfilment theory of dreaming put forward by Joe Griffin is, to date, the best explanation for why we dream and why we forget our dreams...
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To help others effectively we need to have enough ‘spare capacity’ – which means looking after our own wellbeing too. Find out more about Human Givens College's new live online workshop - with Emily Gajewski.
The HGI is looking for non-HGI members to sit on its EOC, as well as a registered HG therapist to sit on its Board.