Fellow Member (FHGI)
Fellowship of the Human Givens Institute is bestowed on Registered members of the Human Givens Institute who have been actively involved and experienced in delivering HG therapies either through private practice or as an employed practitioner and who have demonstrated recent evidence of their commitment to advancing standards and best practice as well as the leadership and development of the Institute, it’s principles and it’s members.
Successful applicants will have demonstrated evidence of such activities within the past three years that may include:
Active involvement in research which helps to inform and extend the wider educational base of the Human Givens approach, and/or the Institute for members, and the wider public
Regular dissemination of the Human Givens Approach through the medium of taught programmes, written materials, conferences and journal articles
Development and mentoring of more junior members of the Institute through leading regional HGI supervision groups, workshops, seminars and conferences
Active engagement in the development of HG strategy and policy through regular involvement with the HG Board and/or designated sub committees.
All nominations for the Fellowship Grade will be directed in confidence to the Professional Standards and Registration Committee who will assess the suitability of the nominee and make a recommendation to the HGI Board. The decision of the Board will be final.
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An article about the human givens approach that appeared in the major American publication, Family Therapy Magazine.
Dr Farouk Okhai opens his casebook to show how the human givens approach can best help severely distressed people.
Ivan Tyrrell considers how the miasma of corruption we live in affects many aspects of our lives, often in subtle ways.
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….
GP Adam Lake describes how he makes effective use of HG understandings and techniques in consultations for mental health conditions.
John Bell suggests that only a radically different, innate needs-based approach to conflict resolution can bring a possibility of peace to the Middle East.
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.
Hugh McNab illustrates how to successfully detraumatise even the most severe cases of trauma and anxiety-related disorders and help a client back to a meaningful livelihood.