'Ask The Expert' Podcast
Welcome to the human givens ‘Ask The Expert’ podcast series! Our new podcasts give you the opportunity to hear human givens professionals talking about mental health and emotional wellbeing from the point of view of their particular area of expertise.
Each podcast will discuss a different important mental health topic, both ones we feel should be openly discussed, and those in which our listeners have expressed an interest, in an effort to share and promote more widely effective tips and knowledge about emotional health and wellbeing.
Newest Episode: 'Learning and anxiety'
with Joanna Baker
Grahame Brown is a specialist physician in Musculo-skeletal Sport & Exercise Medicine and works as part of the consultant surgical team at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust in Birmingham. He is also honorary senior clinical lecturer at The Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at The University of Birmingham, where he tutors courses on work related musculoskeletal issues including occupational rehabilitation. He also teaches the Effective Pain Management 1-day course for Human Givens College.
The next few podcasts will look at: learning and anxiety, loneliness and troubled teenagers
Ask a question
Before each podcast we ask you, our audience to submit any questions you might have that relate to the podcast topic. If you would like to submit a question for one of the upcoming topics above, please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Also if you would like to get involved or have any suggestions, please contact us.
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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.
Andrew Jones describes how the human givens approach has transformed his effectiveness in his demanding role as a chaplain in the Royal Air Force.
Mark Evans describes how working imaginatively with rewards and punishments has helped his clients achieve very swift change
Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrrell describe a biologically-based theory which explains the shortcomings of purely cognitive approaches and why effective therapies can work fast.
James Tapper suggests that Charles Dickens’s famous seasonal novel contains much that reflects the human givens approach to therapy.
Ian Thomson takes a look at a selection of ethical issues of relevance to human givens practitioners.
Doris Lessing believes we are all much closer to craziness than we like to believe. In conversations with Ivan Tyrrell she talks about age, breakdowns and the ubiquitous 'self-hater'.
THE pain–pleasure recall principle also explains the well-known phenomenon of conditioned taste aversion, which has always presented a problem for classical conditioning.
Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrrell explain how and why a human givens approach can help therapists shift depression in just a few sessions — or less.
In this article, Joe Griffin suggests that techniques which can yield immediate success, may share an underlying mechanism.
Ivan Tyrrell warns that hypnosis is a powerful tool that must be used with care, understanding and integrity.
An article about the human givens approach that appeared in the major American publication, Family Therapy Magazine.
Ivan Tyrrell asks Professor Richard Noll, author of ‘The Jung Cult’, to unravel the lies Carl G Jung told to aggrandise himself and his charismatic psychoanalytic movement.
Sheila Barratt-Smith tells Denise Winn that the images and language used to describe birth can determine whether a woman experiences pain — or euphoria.
With mindfulness now all the rage, many online articles are now advocating breathing techniques as a way to lessen anxiety and control stress levels.
Counsellors who use it know that the 'rewind technique' is fast, safe, painless and effective for dealing with trauma. Keith Guy and Nicola Guy have tested it in research.