HG and wellbeing of adolescents
Yvonne Yates and Cathy Atkinson from Manchester University explored the effectiveness of the HG approach in working with teenagers who were reporting poor subjective wellbeing. Their findings were published in ‘Pastoral Care in Education: An International Journal of Personal, Social and Emotional Development’. This beautifully written paper really conveys a lot of detail about the approach.
You can view the official abstract and paper at the permanent URL: doi: 10.1080/02643944.2010.548395
Copies of the paper can also be obtained by emailing Cathy at: Cathy.Atkinson@manchester.ac.uk
Yates, Y and Atkinson, C. (2011) Using Human Givens therapy to support the well-being of adolescents: a case example. Pastoral Care in Education, 29, 1, 35-47.
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