Why antidepressants need to be understood
with Marion Brown
Marion Brown was a human givens psychotherapist in private practice for 7 years and through her work, became very concerned about the many difficult experiences she could see people were having with antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications and sedatives taken as prescribed – often with difficult side effects and withdrawal problems. Marion now shares what she has learnt, to help therapists and people struggling with those complex issues – and she works tirelessly to increase awareness of them…
- Rxisk – notes on antidepressant withdrawal to take to your therapist
- 7-11 breathing: How does deep breathing make you feel more relaxed?
- Serotonin syndrome
- Harm reduction guide to coming off psychiatric drugs and withdrawal
- Inner Compass
- Surviving antidepressants
- Let’s Talk Withdrawal
- Akathisia 101 free 1 hr course
- Welsh Senedd event Dec 2018
- TED talk – Sleep – Jeff Illiff
- Recovery Road
- ‘Recovery and Renewal’ by Baylissa Frederick
- ‘The Straight-talking Introduction to Psychiatric Drugs’ by Joanna Moncrieff
- ‘The Straight-talking Introduction to Psychiatric Diagnosis’ by Lucy Johnstone
- ‘The Pill that steals lives’ by Katinka Blackford Newman
Marion Brown online articles – for clients and therapists:
- Why professionals must admit to the dangers of psychiatric drugs
- Articles on welldoing.org
- June HG Newsletter
Marion’s Infographic: Patient Journey:
In this article, Joe Griffin suggests that techniques which can yield immediate success, may share an underlying mechanism.
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.
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.
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.
Looking at cult behaviour. A revised version (including additional material) of an article by Ivan Tyrrell, first published in 1993, that explores Dr Arthur Deikman's enlightening work on cult behaviour.
With mindfulness now all the rage, many online articles are now advocating breathing techniques as a way to lessen anxiety and control stress levels.
Sheila Barratt-Smith tells Denise Winn that the images and language used to describe birth can determine whether a woman experiences pain — or euphoria.
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HG-trained lobbyist Marion Brown has spotted an alarming reversal in the use of the bio-psycho-social model for mental health and wellbeing within the medical world.
Date posted: 24/04/2019
Amárach Research have just published the results of their recent survey of the mental health and wellbeing of 1,000 adults in Ireland, using the Human Givens Emotoinal Needs Audit
Date posted: 07/03/2019