Latest edition of the Human Givens Journal out now – Vol 24, No 1
The latest edition of the Human Givens Journal celebrates 20 years of human givens with a look back at everything that's been achieved since the term 'human givens' was first coined.
It also features articles from: Martin Dunn, Julie Carter, Inga Springell, Simon McCarthy-Hughes and Gavin Jinks. Ian Thomson, Judith Desbonne and Denise Winn each describe working with a particularly challenging problem in the article Therapist’s casebook. Regular columnist Pat Williams reflects on why word stealing seems so acceptable to many.
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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'.
The fundamental new direction in therapy is more than just a set of new techniques explains Bill O'Hanlon in an article first published in 1995.
The final version of the Emotional Needs Scale resulting from Brett Culham's research into emotional needs.
In 1991 Sue Hanisch was caught up in an IRA bombing at Victoria Station, London, lost of her right leg and sufferd from severe PTSD for nine years…
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.
At a time when we are struggling with a number of major moral dilemas, Ivan Tyrrell suggests that the human givens approach can help us reach ethical decisions.
Brett Culham describes the outcome of his research to validate the needs-based human givens approach to psychological health.
All children have an innate need to be stretched and connected up to more of reality. It is a psychological law of nature. Consequently we can say that, whenever teachers are having difficulties in schools, it invariably comes down to the fact that they are not working with, or being allowed to work with, that fundamental truth.
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