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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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.
In this article, Joe Griffin suggests that techniques which can yield immediate success, may share an underlying mechanism.
Sheila Barratt-Smith tells Denise Winn that the images and language used to describe birth can determine whether a woman experiences pain — or euphoria.
Ivan Tyrrell talks with Daniel Nettle about the far closer than expected connection between psychosis and creative thinking.
An article about the human givens approach that appeared in the major American publication, Family Therapy Magazine.
Trevor Bailey, head of Worle School, raises issues about the impact of targets and inspections on the well-being of staff and thus on motivation and effectiveness..
In this 2009 article, Bill Andrews describes the practice-based evidence that has emerged from studies of the human givens approach to date and explains why the future looks positive.
When we react excessively to events, major or minor, we may be victims of a primitive survival mechanism gone awry, suggests Joe Griffin. Despite often causing years of distress, it can be treated successfully — and usually remarkably quickly.
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Reni Landor is featured in 'The Psychologist' talking about what the human givens approach has brought her, professionally and personally.