2014 Human Givens Conference – book now
The theme of this year's HGI conference, which takes place on the weekend of 14th-15th June at Sunningdale in Berkshire, is "Mental health in the digital age - is it possible?".
This year's Guest Speaker is Richard Bentall, Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool. His books include Madness Explained: Psychosis and Human Nature, which won the British Psychological Society Book Award in 2004 and, Doctoring the Mind: Why Psychiatric Treatments Fail – both best sellers. The various other speakers will continue to explore the key theme from a number of angles, some of which include:
How the digital world is affecting school life
How the internet is affecting home life
How many digits do we need? The potentials and pitfalls of technology in the workplace
Working with children affected by online abuse
The lack of real world skills in the digital generation
Online psychotherapy guidelines
Sleepwalking into the future – how technology is changing the global context
View the full programme here
The cost is £295.00 per delegate which includes attendance at both days with lunch, a Saturday evening dinner, tea/coffee at each break and conference materials. (There is accommodation available at Sunningdale Park).
Everyone welcome. We look forward to seeing you there!
Explore our articles and interviews
Ivan Tyrrell talks with Daniel Nettle about the far closer than expected connection between psychosis and creative thinking.
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.
Ivan Tyrrell and Richard Bentall discuss patient-centred new approaches to the understanding and treatment of psychotic illness..
Read Mike Beard's therapist account of Nina's treatment.
Julia Welstead considers the importance of our human need for connection
Sheila Barratt-Smith tells Denise Winn that the images and language used to describe birth can determine whether a woman experiences pain — or euphoria.
Phil Schofield, a human givens therapist and Director of Operations at Community Care Options, tells us about the charity’s work with vulnerable people in the local community.
Joe Griffin explains why dreaming, and forgetting our dreams, fulfils a vital human need.
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