SAVE THE DATE: 2014 Human Givens Institute Conference
This year’s conference looks set to be as fascinating and lively as ever. The overall theme is: Mental health in the digital age – is it possible?
It will be held at Sunningdale, Ascot, on 14th and 15th June 2014.
Professor Richard Bentall, author of Madness Explained and Doctoring the Mind: Why psychiatric treatments fail, is to speak. More details will be available soon.
The event is open to anyone interested in the HG approach – please contact our Registrar, Kathy Hardy, on 01323 811690 if you would like to find out more or are interested in attending.
Explore our articles and interviews
Human givens principles have been introduced to over 200 schools and adopted systemically by some. Here, four headteachers provide a vivid snapshot of their impact.
Lee Pycroft describes how a beauty makeover can trigger self-care and self-respect in vulnerable or traumatised women.
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.
Why the human givens approach is important for psychotherapy.
Ivan Tyrrell talks with Daniel Nettle about the far closer than expected connection between psychosis and creative thinking.
Joe Griffin talks with Professor Ian Robertson about the role of experience in the sculpting of our brains, and why certain types of counselling may do harm.
Sheila Barratt-Smith tells Denise Winn that the images and language used to describe birth can determine whether a woman experiences pain — or euphoria.
Andrew Jones describes how the human givens approach has transformed his effectiveness in his demanding role as a chaplain in the Royal Air Force.
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