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.
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Do you feel overwhelmed with life? Like you are paddling hard just to stay afloat?
A young Russian woman, Nina, describes how just three sessions of human givens therapy lifted out of her suicidal depression and turned her life around.
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'.
The HGI Ethics and Complaints Committee considers some of the ethical challenges that human givens practitioners may face. Ian Thomson sets the scene.
Julia Welstead on loneliness and the Human Givens approach
Julia Welstead considers what we should really be giving this Christmas... and all year round too
Community psychiatric nurse Liz Potts describes her experience as one of the few primary care professionals in Coventry using the human givens approach.
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Sue Gray, who takes over from Dr Declan Lyons, is an accomplished Senior Health & Social Care Director and Clinician...
As you may be aware of the work being carried out by the BACP/BPC/UKCP to create a framework called Scope of Practice and Education (SCoPEd).