A core element of each Human Givens Diploma Course are the two live therapy sessions from Ivan Tyrrell and Joe Griffin on both weeks of the course. This gives our students the opportunity to experience the therapeutic process right in front of them, and is a vital teaching tool for someone being prepared to work effectively with distressed clients.
These two sessions are FREE, with expenses paid, and usual applicants suffer from a range of problems, including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, sleeping problems, problematic anger, relationship difficulties, phobias, addiction, psychosis and obsessive compulsive disorder.
We are looking for suitable people to benefit from these free sessions this autumn at Gilwell Park in London on these dates:
Wednesday 12th September 2007 – Session 1
Tuesday 16th October 2007 – Session 2
Friday 14th September 2007 – Session 1
Thursday 18th October 2007 – Session 2
To discuss the free therapy sessions or if you would like an application, either ring Kathy Hardy on 01323 811 440 or email: email@example.com
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Posted in Addiction, Depression, Free Therapy Sessions, Human Givens, Human Givens Diploma, Ivan Tyrrell, Joe Griffin, Psychosis, Psychotherapy, Therapy, Trauma
Here is clip from David Grist’s creativity in therapy presentation from the Human Givens Conference.
It has been 10 years since the term ‘human givens’ was first used, and last weekend, on the 19th-20th of May, the third Human Givens Conference, attended by over 165 delegates, was held in Sunningdale Park near Ascot.
The event was a huge success, and we thank everyone who attended for making it the inspiring and entertaining weekend it was.
For those who were unable to attend, or for those who read this blog and would like to see some of the people and organisations who are implementing the human givens approach with great success into the ‘real world’, here is a short summary (a longer one is being prepared for the next HGI Newsletter for professional members of the institute) of all our speakers over the two days, complete with photos!
First up, after an introduction from Pat Williams, were Iain Caldwell and Julian Penton from Hartlepool MIND (website coming soon!), where they have had fantastic results (which you can read an article about here) using a human givens approach ‘recovery model’ with members of the community of Hartlepool who have mental health problems. They reported back on the progress of their organisation, gave some insight on how they got government funding, and proposed some new plans for getting similar projects going in other areas of the country.
Next was David Grist, the youngest member of the team working at The SPACE, a residential therapeutic community for children aged between 8 and 19 years. He gave a case study of how he was able to creatively tackle the problems of a boy with difficulties during a game of Badminton, using simple human givens therapeutic principals. Read more about the fantastic work being done at The SPACE here.
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