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.
As well as giving you essential psychological knowledge and proven practical skills, the College's down-to-earth UK-based courses and online courses 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.
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.
With mindfulness now all the rage, many online articles are now advocating breathing techniques as a way to lessen anxiety and control stress levels.
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.
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.
An article about the human givens approach that appeared in the major American publication, Family Therapy Magazine.
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