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 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 and list their diploma qualification as HG.Dip.P. (Trainee)
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.
£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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