Open to anyone who is interested in, or keen to support and be part of, the development and spread of the human givens insights and approach.
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.
Explore our articles and interviews
Lee Pycroft describes how a beauty makeover can trigger self-care and self-respect in vulnerable or traumatised women.
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.
WRITING down negative thoughts, crumpling them up and throwing them away (as often advocated by therapists) really does help reduce negative thinking, research has shown.
Most severe, even psychotic, mental illness can be helped more effectively at home than in hospital. Professor Marcellino Smyth illustrates how home treatment services work.
Ivan Tyrrell talks to Anne Glyn-Jones author of "Holding up a Mirror" about the dynamics of history that eventually lead to the destruction of security, prosperity and artistic achievement.
James Tapper suggests that Charles Dickens’s famous seasonal novel contains much that reflects the human givens approach to therapy.
In the first of what will become an annual feature, Ian Thomson, deputy chair of the HGI’s Registration and Professional Standards Committee (RPSC), shares learning points from cases presented within the past year for adjudication or advice.
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