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Human Givens Foundation
The Human Givens Foundation (HGF), is a charity registered in England and Wales, Charity No. 1108432.
Its objectives are to promote research and public education into the 'givens' of human nature and their application into the treatment and care of those suffering from mental illness.
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The expectation fulfilment theory of dreaming put forward by Joe Griffin is, to date, the best explanation for why we dream and why we forget our dreams...
In the 1930s a Bedouin tribesman introduced a young Irish doctor to the powers of the subconscious mind. Sixty years later, after doing over four thousand operations using hypnosis. Dr Jack Gibson talks to Joe Griffin..
In 1991 Sue Hanisch was caught up in an IRA bombing at Victoria Station, London. She lost her right leg as a result and sufferd from severe PTSD for nine years…
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Blue Monday saw the launch of our new podcast series: Ask the Expert. We were delighted that Lee Pycroft agreed to be our first expert...
Date posted: 23/01/2019
A hearty congratulations to Senior Social Worker and HG therapist Chris Dyas.
Date posted: 03/12/2018