Live Online Events
HG College is hosting a range of live online CPD training events. To join, all you need is a quiet place to watch, a computer or tablet and a strong internet signal, the rest is easy – simply book your place as normal and we will email you details of how to join the Zoom workshop.
NB: A recording of the training will be available to delegates for 2 weeks afterwards in case anyone experiences technical difficulties on the day.
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Julia Welstead on loneliness and the Human Givens approach
Iain Caldwell uses many case studies in his description of how the human givens approach to helping people in distress has had a huge impact on mental health services in Hartlepool.
We take a look at what's been achieved since two pioneering psychotherapists put a name to this powerful understanding of human nature and mental health...
When we react excessively to events, major or minor, we may be victims of a primitive survival mechanism gone awry, suggests Joe Griffin. Despite often causing years of distress, it can be treated successfully — and usually remarkably quickly.
Jim Penman tells Ivan Tyrrell how biology drives our social history, explaining temperament change within cultures and the rise and fall of civilisations.
At a time when we are struggling with a number of major moral dilemas, Ivan Tyrrell suggests that the human givens approach can help us reach ethical decisions.
Emily Gajewski describes how the human givens approach has provided a practical focus for working with women struggling to cope with everyday life
Trevor Bailey, head of Worle School, raises issues about the impact of targets and inspections on the well-being of staff and thus on motivation and effectiveness..
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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The latest issue of the HGI's official journal is available now - you can find out more here.