Introducing our new Chair
We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Sue Gray as the HGI's new Chair.
Sue, who takes over from Dr Declan Lyons, is an accomplished Senior Health & Social Care Director and Clinician (Physiotherapy and Mental Health/Psychotherapy) with board level leadership, strategy, business, service development and turnaround experience, who has overseen the governance and performance of various organisations and team/people developments.
Sue has extensive health and social care services operational knowledge gained across children, young people and adult services in the Voluntary Sector, NHS (primary and secondary care) and Community Services, and is a champion of peer support models for mental wellbeing that empower people to transform their lives.
She is also Founder Director of a community interest company promoting mental wellbeing in Suffolk, a Trustee for two Charities, has a small HG practice and works as an independent Organisational Consultant. She also enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, four of whom are home schooled.
Sue has been involved with the Human Givens organising idea for nearly 10 years as part her work at Suffolk Mind where she is still a part-time trainer of their Human Givens based workplace wellbeing products.
Sue says: "I'm excited to become more involved in Human Givens as the organising idea is the way I see life now! I wish to play my part in ensuring the ideas and training continue to get out into the world to the benefit of others. And for this to happen in a safe, effective and sustainable way, whilst keeping up to date with current experience and evidence."
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Hugh McNab illustrates how to successfully detraumatise even the most severe cases of trauma and anxiety-related disorders and help a client back to work and engaging positively with life once again.
Jim Penman tells Ivan Tyrrell how biology drives our social history, explaining temperament change within cultures and the rise and fall of civilisations.
Ros Jeal describes how she is helping women stop themselves from being lured back into abusive relationships.
In 2002 BACP published new ethical guidelines. Before publication, Ivan Tyrrell questioned the main author of the guidelines, Tim Bond, about what they actually mean.
Ivan Tyrrell considers how the miasma of corruption we live in affects many aspects of our lives, often in subtle ways.
Denise Winn talks with Professor John Ratey about the brain as a social organ, and the need to be alert early to inept social skills.
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'.
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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).