Graduate Member (GHGI)
Open to anyone who has completed and passed Parts I and II of the Human Givens Diploma Course.
NB. Although not therefore a fully-qualified HG therapist, most Graduate Members will be working towards taking their Post-Graduate HG Diploma which qualifies them to work as a human givens therapist and therefore become a Registered Member of the HGI. Please note: Where this is the case, they must make their status as 'HG Trainee Therapist' or 'HG Trainee Counsellor' clear to potential clients.
Benefits of GHGI membership:
- Receive the biannual peer-reviewed Human Givens Journal
- Access to the HGI website's Professional Members' Area and its various resources
- Use of the letters GHGI after your academic qualifications
- Access to both HGI online forums (general and practitioners')
- Use of the Graduate Membership version of the HGI logo (please see above note about always ensuring clarity of your trainee status)
- Personalised GHGI stationery PDF artwork ready for printing – choice of 2 designs, includes: sales leaflet, letterhead, business card, compliment slip and receipt pad
- Free access to Pragmatic Tracker to help with collecting outcome data and feedback from clients
- Free membership of ETSI (the European Therapy Studies Institute)
- Advanced invitation to HGI conference and any other special HGI-hosted events
- Certificate of membership (renewed annually)
- Agreement to HGI ethics policy
- Agreement to HGI professional conduct policy
- Completion of annual Continuous Professional Development and submission of CPD record card and Supervision requirement
If also in private practice:
- Professional indemnity insurance (copy of current certificate)
- Written confirmation of your DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) certificate (if relevant) indicating level of disclosure.
£120.00 for UK graduate members
£128.00 for overseas graduate members (additional fee covers extra postage costs)
How to join:
If you meet the elegibility requirements above and haven't yet received your invitation to join the HGI (or you have misplaced it), please contact Silvana Limpus, HGI Membership Secretary, via email: email@example.com, or by post to: The Human Givens Institute, Chalvington, East Sussex, BN27 3TD, UK.
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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.
The HGI Ethics and Complaints Committee considers some of the ethical challenges that human givens practitioners may face. Ian Thomson sets the scene.
Much more is gained from hearing and telling stories, rather than just reading them, says Pat Williams.
Denise Winn talks with Professor John Ratey about the brain as a social organ, and the need to be alert early to inept social skills.
Joe Griffin explains why dreaming, and forgetting our dreams, fulfils a vital human need.
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.
Dr Farouk Okhai opens his casebook to show how the human givens approach can best help severely distressed people.
Looking at cult behaviour. A revised version (including additional material) of an article by Ivan Tyrrell, first published in 1993, that explores Dr Arthur Deikman's enlightening work on cult behaviour.
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