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:
Ivan Tyrrell warns that hypnosis is a powerful tool that must be used with care, understanding and integrity.
Sheila Barratt-Smith tells Denise Winn that the images and language used to describe birth can determine whether a woman experiences pain — or euphoria.
In this article, Joe Griffin suggests that techniques which can yield immediate success, may share an underlying mechanism.
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.
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.
With mindfulness now all the rage, many online articles are now advocating breathing techniques as a way to lessen anxiety and control stress levels.
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.
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Due to Covid-19 and the ongoing uncertainty over when large groups will be able to reconvene safely, the HGI has made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s attended conference. We will now be putting all our efforts into planning next year’s to make it another rewarding event.