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HG newsletter - February 2024

In this issue:

First RCT of Rewind Technique shows ‘large effect size’

RCT of the Rewind Technique

We had long hoped effectiveness of the rewind technique (which is a key therapeutic tool used in HG therapy) could be shown through the gold standard testing method of a randomised controlled trial – indeed, the HG Foundation looked into supporting one, but costs were prohibitive – so it is wonderful to announce that the results of a randomised controlled trial (RCT) of the rewind technique, as practised by its founder, Dr David Muss, have recently been published in a medical journal. The trial found that the rewind, delivered in this case remotely via video, showed “a large effect size in treating symptoms of PTSD” in the participants and suggests that “one to three sessions of rewind demonstrate...


HG features in Therapy Today Magazine

HG features in Therapy Today magazine

February's edition of BACP's Journal Therapy Today, which is one of the leading specialist magazines for counsellors and psychotherapists in the UK, features an article by Denise Winn on how HG therapists tap into a client's imagination as a mental resource using guided imagery...

You can read it here >


Human Givens Book

Human Givens Book


The long-awaited, updated edition of our best-selling book Human Givens was delivered to our offices at the end of January. It includes new material and scientific findings that increasingly support its prescient understandings about how human beings function and the way we can live our best lives.

If you buy it on Amazon, please write a review, or you can support HG and order direct from us here >


Winners announced!

A massive congratulations to the winners of our social media competition to win a copy of the new book:
Instagram:  Lynn James Beattie @mrsmummypennyuk
Facebook:  Pete Allison
LinkedIn:  Neil Fox

Thanks to everyone who entered – please keep your eyes peeled on our social media for chances to win other prizes in future!  Don't forget to tag us on social media using #humangivens (on Facebook and Twitter) and #thehumangivens (on Instagram) - it helps spread the word...

HGI Conference

Early Bird Offer – ends 29th February

SAVE £30 – Limited places remaining

HGI Conference

The HGI's next in-person Conference is taking place at Woodland Grange, in Leamington Spa, UK, on Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st April.

This popular event is an excellent networking and educational opportunity which often sells out.  The 2024 programme looks set to be as simulating and interesting as ever and is based around the enlightening theme of 'Seeing how to see'.

Until Thursday 29th February, you can SAVE £30 on the full conference package with the Early Bird Discount.  View full details of prices and how to book >

Eating Disorders webinar

Understanding Eating Difficultites

Join us on Tuesday 27th February for this live, evidence-based, online training with Jo Baker, a highly experienced psychotherapist. You'll gain a greater understanding of eating difficulties, body image, the symptoms and impact of eating disorders and moreonly £45
Book your place here >




Live Online Savings – ends 5th March

HG College is currently offering £20 OFF the following live online training events:

Book now to secure your place – view more special offers > 

We’d love to find out a little bit more about you...

If you`ve taken one of our Diploma-linked courses, or are interested in our Diploma, HG College love to find out a little bit more about you to see how they can best support your training needs.

if you could kindly take a few minutes to complete our quick questionnaire, it would be appreciated. 

If there’s anything else we can help you with, do feel free to get in contact with us via email or by calling our friendly HG team on +44 (0)1323 811690.

Take the questionnaire now > 


Food for thought

“Progress is impossible without change and those who
cannot change their minds cannot change anything...”

George Bernard Shaw

Jane Tyrrell - Editor

We hope you've enjoyed this latest news round-up. Do get in contact if you have any interesting news, advice or case studies you think other readers might like to know about – we love hearing from you!

Jane Tyrrell
Editor, Human Givens News

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