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All successful graduates of the Human Givens Diploma are invited to join the Institute on completion. If you meet the appropriate requirements and haven't yet received your invitation, or have misplaced it, but would like to join the HGI as a Graduate Member, please contact Silvana Limpus, HGI Membership Secretary, via email: email@example.com, or by post: The Human Givens Institute, Chalvington, East Sussex, BN27 3TD, UK.
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Please note, if you would like to be included on the HGI's official Register of Approved HG Practitioners, you will also need to print out, complete and send in your HG Practitioners' Professional Register Application Entry Form with your application to: The Human Givens Institute, Chalvington, East Sussex, BN27 3TD, UK.
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Explore our articles and interviews
In the first of an occasional series featuring contributions from HG practitioners, Miriam Chachamu shares two simple therapeutic ideas that fit well with the human givens toolkit.
Julia Welstead considers the importance of our human need for connection
Dr Farouk Okhai describes the power of using deep relaxation and guided imagery techniques.
Martin Baldwin tells us about being diagnosed with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPSTD) after numerous traumatic experiences and the life-saving, life-changing impact of human givens therapy
If people are suffering emotional distress there will always be unmet emotional needs, this is how the Human Givens approach works.
Véronique Chown explores the value of the human givens approach in successful couples therapy.
Julia Welstead on loneliness and the Human Givens approach
GP Andrew Morrice explores the part inflammation plays in depression and how that connects with human givens understandings.
Ivan Tyrrell warns that hypnosis is a powerful tool that must be used with care, understanding and integrity.
Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrrell explain how and why a human givens approach can help therapists shift depression in just a few sessions — or less.
In this article, Joe Griffin suggests that techniques which can yield immediate success, may share an underlying mechanism.
An article about the human givens approach that appeared in the major American publication, Family Therapy Magazine.
Counsellors who use it know that the 'rewind technique' is fast, safe, painless and effective for dealing with trauma. Keith Guy and Nicola Guy have tested it in research.
With mindfulness now all the rage, many online articles are now advocating breathing techniques as a way to lessen anxiety and control stress levels.
Sheila Barratt-Smith tells Denise Winn that the images and language used to describe birth can determine whether a woman experiences pain — or euphoria.
Ivan Tyrrell asks Professor Richard Noll, author of ‘The Jung Cult’, to unravel the lies Carl G Jung told to aggrandise himself and his charismatic psychoanalytic movement.