Would you like to learn more?
If you feel inspired by the information and case histories on this website, we suggest you take a look at the training offered by Human Givens College
It is the official, international source of training in the human givens approach and offers a wide range of courses, both online and in person, on how best to help people with a range of emotional and behavioural problems and more. It also offers essential psychotherapy and counselling skills training.
You can develop your own knowledge and skills through its:
- NEW Live online events
- Online courses and webinars
- One- and two-day courses (UK and Ireland)
- Diploma Course
Training in the UK
"The Human Givens approach is not just a model of therapy. Based on how the brain works, it provides a simple yet profound framework for understanding human nature and for working to help individuals in distress develop fulfilling, emotionally and mentally healthy lives." Samantha Stepleton
This will be the second time HG training events have been run in America, these courses were in North Carolina, with the help of the North Carolina Human Givens Center.
You can read more about human givens courses here
Explore our articles and interviews
Ian Thomson reviews "MindReal – how the mind creates its own reality" by Robert Ornstein and Ted Dewan (Malor Books)
With debates raging around racism, cultural conditioning and freedom of speech, Carol Harper reflects on the problem of unconscious bias.
The HGI Ethics and Complaints Committee considers some of the ethical challenges that human givens practitioners may face. Ian Thomson sets the scene.
Do you think of yourself as an anxious person? This can lead you to think that anxiety is your lot; that there is damn all you can do about it. Well, that isn’t true at all and you are confining yourself to a limiting box if you continue to believe that...
Julia Welstead on loneliness and the Human Givens approach
People who find guilt feelings highly difficult to tolerate may be especially prone to the OCD-type behaviours of compulsive checking or checking rituals...
Most people think ethics is concerned with truth, justice, equality, loyalty, fairness, values, principles, morals, etc. All these words in italics are abstractions. They are content free. They contain no sensory information. Such words used to be called 'reifications' in philosophy and are now more commonly called 'nominalisations'.
Would you know if someone you care about has depression? Most people probably think that they would, but it isn’t necessarily as obvious as you might expect. Indeed, until some simple screening questionnaires were introduced for GPs to use, half of them were missing the diagnosis in patients that came to consult them.
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Sue Gray, who takes over from Dr Declan Lyons, is an accomplished Senior Health & Social Care Director and Clinician...
As you may be aware of the work being carried out by the BACP/BPC/UKCP to create a framework called Scope of Practice and Education (SCoPEd).