Human Givens College
A wide range of courses providing new insights and therapeutic skills for overcoming common and complex mental health and behavioural problems and more – suitable for anyone interested for professional or personal reasons, including psychotherapists, counsellors, occupational therapists, doctors, teachers, HR Managers, life coaches, welfare officers, social workers, nurses and many others...
For details of the Human Givens Diploma course, visit: www.humangivens.com/college/diploma
A variety of seminal courses from Human Givens College are also available to take online:
The Emotional Needs Audit:
For a wide selection of related publications see HG Publishing's website:
The Human Givens Foundation (Registered Charity)
Human Givens Therapist Register
Find your nearest human givens therapist
Lift Depression: The human givens approach
A website dedicated to providing practical and up-to-date information for anyone who wants to overcome depression or works with depressed people
Why we dream
A website dedicated to Joe Griffin's expectation fulfilment theory of dreaming.
Human Givens Training Overseas
The Australian Human Givens Network:
Pragmatic Tracker is an online tool for recording and analysing change using measurement with questionnaires. Its purpose is to provide you and your clients with an easy way to monitor their progress and to generate anonymous research data as a by-product.
Featuring the 'human givens' approach to psychotherapy, read it here.
BBC Radio 4's 'All in the Mind'
Listen to Dr Raj Persaud's interview with Joe Griffin about the Human Givens College (was then 'MindFields College') 'How to lift depression' workshop on BBC Radio 4's 'All in the Mind', listen here
National Association for Mental Health:
The Mental Health Foundation
Help people to thrive through understanding, protecting and sustaining their mental health:
The Centre for Mental Health
Improving life for people in the UK with mental health problems
Time to Change
End mental health discrimination:
Mental Health UK
Mental health support for people across the UK:
Changing the conversation and tackling the stigma around mental health:
Fighting for young peoples mental health:
Every childhood is worth fighting for
Forces Veterans' Mental Health
New Scientist magazine's health page
The leading national charity for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorders.
A national mental health charity which aims to raise awareness of mental illness, campaign to improve services and initiate and fund research into the causes of serious mental illness through its research centre. SANELINE 0300 304 7000 (available every day) is a national helpline providing emotional support and information to those experiencing mental health problems, their families, carers and professionals.
UK charity with information about the symptoms and treatment of depression.
British Holistic Medical Association (BHMA)
Educates doctors, medical students, allied health professionals and members of the general public in the principles and practice of holistic medicine.
A UK-based website containing a searchable directory of therapists, healers, counsellors and complementary health practitioners.
Psychology Today UK
Articles written by HG therapist Denise Winn - Helping Humanity Thrive
We are constantly growing our directory of additional links. (Please note: HGI are not responsible for the content of external sites.)
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.
Ivan Tyrrell warns that hypnosis is a powerful tool that must be used with care, understanding and integrity.
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.
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.
Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrrell describe a biologically-based theory which explains the shortcomings of purely cognitive approaches and why effective therapies can work fast.
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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