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Chris Scott, human givens therapist, addresses why a new approach to psychology which breaks away from traditional dogma is needed.
When we react excessively to events, major or minor, we may be victims of a primitive survival mechanism gone awry, suggests Joe Griffin. Despite often causing years of distress, it can be treated successfully — and usually remarkably quickly.
Denise Winn looks at the research on whether writing about traumatic experiences enhances physical and psychological health.
Studying to become a counsellor would give her the skills to help people, thought Frances Masters. It didn’t … until she came across the human givens approach.
Dr Farouk Okhai opens his casebook to show how the human givens approach can best help severely distressed people.
Much more is gained from hearing and telling stories, rather than just reading them, says Pat Williams.
Aric Sigman explains why craft-based skills are as important as academic ones, and need to be taught in all schools.
Why the human givens approach is important for psychotherapy.
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