Training and online courses
All human givens therapists and practitioners completed their training with Human Givens College (or its forerunner MindFields College), who have been providing training in the best ways to treat mental health and behavioural problems for over twenty years. The College's courses are accredited by the CPD Standards Office.
As well as giving you essential psychological knowledge and proven practical skills, the College's down-to-earth UK-based courses, online courses and live online workshops on a wide range of subjects has introduced new research and insights into the causes and drivers of common conditions such as depression, addiction, anxiety disorders, trauma and psychosis which, when combined with the human givens framework for mental health, are revolutionising effective treatment.
Cost-effective, evidence-based training
Over 12,000 people (including, psychologists, psychotherapists, doctors, counsellors, social workers, teachers, police, clergy, youth workers and interested members of the public) have attended HG courses, seminars and workshops around the UK – and many people travel from overseas to attend.
As a result of their human givens psychotherapy training, HG graduates can help people overcome addiction, depression, anxiety, PTSD, phobias, OCD, anger, stress and even psychosis much more easily and effectively – reducing suffering and costs.
Online training – now even more people can benefit
With the launch of the College's online training programme, you can 'attend' ground-breaking HG courses – such as Joe Griffin's seminal How to make counselling more effective or Ivan Tyrrell's From Stress to Psychosis: How to prevent mental illness – from anywhere in the world, at any time – saving you money and helping make your work easier and more effective. View all online courses
Suitable for all
All of the HG courses are presented in clear language (English) without jargon, so as well as being perfect for CPD training (people receive a certificate on successful completion of each course) for a wide range of professions, they are just as suitable for the interested general public or anyone wishing to embark on a career in psychotherapy or counselling.
Count towards a Diploma
Human Givens College's UK-based courses and their online courses count towards Part I of the highly regarded Human Givens Diploma. The knowledge and skills taught on the Diploma are proving beneficial for a wide range of professionals, click here to what they say about the diploma course.
NEW live online workshops
Our live online courses run via Zoom. They include group exercises and plenty of opportunities to ask the tutor questions. All you need to attend is a computer and strong internet connection. Details of how to join the Zoom workshop are emailed to you the day before and a facilitator is on hand to offer technical and Zoom support. The training is recorded and you will have private access to the recording afterwards for a limited time.
Ivan Tyrrell warns that hypnosis is a powerful tool that must be used with care, understanding and integrity.
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.
With mindfulness now all the rage, many online articles are now advocating breathing techniques as a way to lessen anxiety and control stress levels.
James Tapper suggests that Charles Dickens’s famous seasonal novel contains much that reflects the human givens approach to therapy.
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.
Sheila Barratt-Smith tells Denise Winn that the images and language used to describe birth can determine whether a woman experiences pain — or euphoria.
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.
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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The Human Givens Institute (HGI) was one of the six organisations, along with BACP, UKCP and NCS, involved in developing the SCoPEd framework,
As you may be aware, after 26 years as editor of the Human Givens Journal, Denise Winn will be stepping down at the end of 2023. Despite advertising for a successor last year, we have been unable to find any one person who could fulfil the role.
Date posted: 13/04/2023