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
Self-harm is still a taboo subject. Angela shares her experience of self-harm and the impact it had on her life before taking the first steps to recovery.
Cherry Dale explains how Birmingham South Central’s clinical commissioning group meets wellbeing needs of both staff and community by working on human givens lines.
Carol Harper explores how we can use the insights from the human givens approach to protect and improve our children’s mental health – not only during the current crisis but for the long-term …
Read about how a Faulklands war veteran overcame the severe flashbacks and panic attacks he suffered for 20 years after a horrifically traumatising experience during his service in the navy.
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.
Chris Dyas vividly describes how he teaches troubled children to be their own therapists.
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.
Green space, blue space, vitamin N, the great outdoors, animal therapy, the nature cure: whatever we want to call it and however we want to engage with it, most of us are aware that communing with our natural world is purported to be good for us. But why is time in nature so beneficial and how does it make us feel better?
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The latest issue of the HGI's official journal is available now - you can find out more here.