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Graduate Member (GHGI)


Open to anyone who has passed Parts 1 and 2 of the Human Givens Diploma Course – Graduate Membership is a pre-requisite for those seeing clients, particularly if they are working towards their Practitioner Level Qualification (Part 3).

NB. Although not therefore a fully-qualified HG therapist, most Graduate Members will be working towards taking their Practitioner Level Assessment 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
  • FREE access to Pragmatic Tracker (worth £200 a year) to help with collecting outcome data and feedback from clients
  • Access to the HGI website's Professional Members' Area and its various resources and important updates for HG Therapists
  • Use of the letters GHGI after your academic qualifications
  • 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 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.

Annual Fee:

£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:, or by post to: The Human Givens Institute, Chalvington, East Sussex, BN27 3TD, UK.

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