Why do adults and children self-harm?
with Emily Gajewski
Emily Gajewski is our self-harm expert - she has worked for over 24 years as a therapist, both within the NHS and privately, helping people move on from even the most severe emotional difficulties, and she has a wealth of experience at helping people move on from self-harm. Most recently Emily was employed as a Lead Occupational Therapist in Sussex where she developed a number of mental health services, working with a wide range of emotional difficulties including psychosis and self-harm. Emily is also a registered Human Givens Practitioner and teaches the ‘Overcoming Self-Harm’ 1-day workshop for Human Givens College.
To view Emily's one-day course: Overcoming Self-harm – How to help people stop self-harming, click here.
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.
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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.