Last updated: April 2020
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.
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Explore our articles and interviews
The governing organisations of the world seem all at sea. They are missing an essential element: that of the psychology of human nature, which is programmed into us from our genes (the human 'givens').
Frances Masters describes what led her to set up a charity to deliver free psychotherapeutic coaching, based on the human givens.
Listen to Brian Greene’s interview with Sue Saunders (Human Givens College tutor and Educational Director) as they discuss the HG approach to treating mental illness, human givens counselling and our training events.
John Halker interviews Joe Griffin (co-founder of the human givens approach) at the human givens conference 2018.
Martin Baldwin tells us about being diagnosed with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPSTD) after numerous traumatic experiences and the life-saving, life-changing impact of human givens therapy
An article about the human givens approach that appeared in the major American publication, Family Therapy Magazine.
Read Mike Beard's therapist account of Nina's treatment.
Chris Scott, human givens therapist, addresses why a new approach to psychology which breaks away from traditional dogma is needed.
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