2018 Conference dates announced
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Sat 12th – Sun 13th May 2018
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, UK
Our next conference will take place on the weekend of 12th–13th May 2018 at the beautiful venue of Woodland Grange in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.
We're currently working hard on finalising our list of speakers who will be exploring the topic from a wide range of interesting angles.
Our bi-annual conferences are always inspiring and stimulating – with broad-ranging talks and presentations – and a great networking opportunity. They are well attended by a range of interesting people from around the world, the majority of whom use the human givens approach directly in their work, but many others have benefited from it in their lives or are simply interested in how the rich psychological knowledge the approach encapsulates can be used to improve not only mental health and wellbeing, but any human endeavour.
Information on the speakers and the variety of topics they will cover will follow as soon as they have been confirmed, as will the prices.“Such a good all round programme with a group of very diverse speakers. I feel proud to be part of such an inspiring, innovative and thoroughly good organisation.”
Places are limited – if you would like to register your interest in attending, please complete the following form:
Just some of the feedback we've had from previous conferences:
“Superb quality of speakers ... the information was invaluable and networking priceless!”
“In the 25 years I have been fascinated by the human mind, it’s the first time I’ve been given an explanation of it that actually makes sense. I’m very excited by the new developments and ongoing research.”
“... shows the way ahead for a saner organisation of human society.
It is truly inspiring but utterly practical – thank you.”
“An excellent blend of theoretical, intellectual, political and practical ideas and a fantastic forum for sharing ideas.”
“It felt good to be surrounded by sensible, clear-thinking people. And I had so many brilliant discussions over the weekend. Thank you!”
“Absorbing and inspiring from start to finish. Well done!”
“Excellent standard of speakers – diverse, relevant, thought-provoking, stimulating and wonderful to meet so many interesting attendees.”
“Fantastic programme – refreshing, motivating and enthusing. It’s wonderful to hear that such good work is being done.”
“All together brilliant!”
“Truly inspiring as ever. Incredible to see how far and wide the HG ideas and approach have now spread – long may it continue!"
D. Le Feuvre
“A really good mix of presentations and inspiring presenters. Money well spent.”
“It’s been a real joy ... I leave with many new ideas, a newly focused vigour and the sense that I have much to think about. Super weekend – thank you.”
“Inspiring and necessary communal sustenance!”
“Invigorating, timely and enlightening.”
“I enjoyed the conference from beginning to end and look forward to future events. I was on a high for days afterwards reflecting on all the information shared.”
“Really enjoyed this year’s conference. It was thought provoking and provided new information for me to reflect on. The calibre of the speakers was high.”
“Thank you once again for such a wonderful two days – I always return home on a high!”
Date posted: 19/10/2017
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Denise Winn looks at the research on whether writing about traumatic experiences enhances physical and psychological health.
Angela Austin describes how the human givens approach has informed her work to create an emotionally safe place where children with autism can learn.
Chris Dyas describes the evolution of a group to help harmed young people find positive ways of dealing with damage caused by system shortfalls.
Read Mike Beard's therapist account of Nina's treatment.
By introducing the human givens approach along with outcome measurements, Jayne Timmins has made her mark on Dyfed-Powys police.
Therapy in all its forms can be confusingly capricious and unpredictable. We should not try to deny this, but learn to accept it, says Larry Dossey MD.
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.
Ivan Tyrrell and Richard Bentall discuss patient-centred new approaches to the understanding and treatment of psychotic illness..
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Volume 25, No 1, 2018, the latest edition of the Human Givens Journal is now available.
Date posted: 11/06/2018
Brian Greene and Jennifer Broadley discuss how to apply the human givens approach in couples therapy.
Date posted: 30/05/2018