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Ask The Expert – a Human Givens podcast series

Health & Wellness Podcasts

‘Human Givens’ is a practical, holistic and scientific approach focusing on what individuals need to live mentally healthy and fulfilling lives. It draws on the latest insights from neuroscience and psychological research, and combines this knowledge with proven therapeutic techniques from a wide range of approaches to provide highly effective interventions. Its application is broad – encompassing mental and physical healthcare, wellbeing, education, social work, life coaching, the workplace, conflict-resolution and beyond. Human Givens College has been providing training in the best ways to treat mental health and behavioural problems for over twenty years.

‘Human Givens’ is a practical, holistic and scientific approach focusing on what individuals need to live mentally healthy and fulfilling lives. It draws on the latest insights from neuroscience and psychological research, and combines this knowledge with proven therapeutic techniques from a wide range of approaches to provide highly effective interventions. Its application is broad – encompassing mental and physical healthcare, wellbeing, education, social work, life coaching, the workplace, conflict-resolution and beyond. Human Givens College has been providing training in the best ways to treat mental health and behavioural problems for over twenty years.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

‘Human Givens’ is a practical, holistic and scientific approach focusing on what individuals need to live mentally healthy and fulfilling lives. It draws on the latest insights from neuroscience and psychological research, and combines this knowledge with proven therapeutic techniques from a wide range of approaches to provide highly effective interventions. Its application is broad – encompassing mental and physical healthcare, wellbeing, education, social work, life coaching, the workplace, conflict-resolution and beyond. Human Givens College has been providing training in the best ways to treat mental health and behavioural problems for over twenty years.

Twitter:

@humangivens

Language:

English

Contact:

01323 811690


Episodes

Episode 19: Obesity - How to restore the person behind it with Fiona Sheldon

12/23/2019
Our latest expert is Fiona Sheldon, a Human Givens psychotherapist who works in a private practice in Wiltshire, where she helps people struggling with obesity and associated body image difficulties. In this podcast Fiona explores the intrinsic connection between eating behaviours and emotional disorders, including past trauma, and offers in-depth guidance on how therapists can help people struggling with these issues to find a route back to living healthy and fulfilling lives.

Duration:04:17:09

Episode 18: Loneliness and social isolation – with Carmel Austin

10/25/2019
“Sometimes in life we have to make a choice and take a chance, otherwise nothing changes" After nearly three decades working & studying in the Health & Social Care sector, Carmel set up her own wellbeing practice in 2016. Carmel is particularly interested in helping people deal with loneliness and social isolation - an interest which stems from her time managing West Norfolk Befriending, where she was employed to set up and develop a service to help tackle the growing problem. =========...

Duration:00:32:40

Episode 17: How to help teenagers flourish – with Richard Brook

10/11/2019
"The more we understand about what's happening in the brain / body / mind, the more we're able to help our teenagers..." Richard Brook is a lecturer in Social work at the University of East Anglia, where he teaches a postgraduate module for qualified social workers on working with adolescents. He has over 20 years experience of working with children and families, young offenders, adolescents with emotional and behavioural difficulties, and parents. Richard is also a practising HG therapist,...

Duration:04:07:38

Episode 16: Learning and anxiety – with Joanna Baker

9/20/2019
Anxiety is a huge problem for many young people today, affecting their mental health and ability to learn effectively. Joanna Baker is an HG therapist who works at the University of Derby as a Psycho-education Coordinator and trainer where she delivers workshops on various aspects of wellbeing. She works alongside Gareth Hughes, who tutors: 'Anxiety and Learning: How to improve students' academic performance and wellbeing'(https://www.humangivens.com/college/anxiety-and-learning/) course for...

Duration:00:36:23

Episode 15: Can we reduce chronic pain without medication? – with Dr Grahame Brown

9/6/2019
"Pain is a beast on your back bullying you - don't ignore it - instead confront it, listen to what it is telling you and change your behaviour to help relieve the threat it's creating. It is this thread which is triggering your brain to create pain…" Dr Grahame Brown is a specialist physician in Musculo-skeletal Sport & Exercise Medicine and works as part of the consultant surgical team at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust in Birmingham. He is also honorary senior clinical lecturer at...

Duration:00:53:48

Episode 14: 'See You in Two Minutes Ma!' – with Linda Allen

8/30/2019
In 2016 Linda Allen launched her book “see you in two minutes Ma” which is an honest and frank account of living with the aftermath of her 15 year old son’s death by suicide. Linda now tells her story to numerous groups in Ireland which she hopes will bring solace and hope in difficult circumstances, turning adversity into positivity - choosing to live fully in the face of tragedy. You may also find the following link helpful:...

Duration:00:27:24

Episode 13: Political deception and the CBT tsunami – Ivan Tyrrell with Farhad Dalal

8/13/2019
Today we are listening in on a fascinating conversation between Ivan Tyrrell - Co-founder of the Human Givens approach and director of Human Givens College - and Farhad Dalal, who is a UK-based psychotherapist and author. Farhad Dalal’s book - CBT: The Cognitive Behavioural Tsunami: Managerialism, Politics, and the Corruptions of Science is a robust, detailed and psychologically sophisticated critique of the frightening place where modern managerialism, regulation and compliance have taken...

Duration:00:58:19

Episode 12: Intimacy – In to me you see – with Jennifer Broadley and Lee Pycroft

8/2/2019
As you all know, Intimacy is one of our vital emotional needs. During this podcast Jennifer Broadley and Lee Pycroft (both human givens psychotherapists) discuss the importance of both emotional and physical intimacy. This podcast is packed full of useful information, key discussion points and wisdom - as well as a lot of fun and laughter… ========= Welcome to the human givens ‘Ask The Expert’ podcast series! Our new podcasts give you the opportunity to hear human givens professionals...

Duration:00:48:16

Episode 11: Therapeutic teaching techniques – with Pat Capel

7/3/2019
As well as being an HG practitioner, Pat has been working as a secondary school teacher for over 25 years: both as a classroom teacher and also working with children with special educational needs. Over this time Pat became increasingly aware that a growing number of those around him - adults as well as children - didn’t have the necessary skills or resources to cope in today’s demanding world. He realised that by combining what he’d learnt from his HG training with his existing teaching...

Duration:00:39:57

Episode 10: Why having a healthy mind and body matters – with Andrew Morrice

6/24/2019
As well as being an HG practitioner, Andrew is a GP in Somerset were he has been a partner in a busy medical practice since 2000. Andrew has had a lifelong interest in nutrition and he developed, and tutors, the mind-body connection course for human givens college. ========= Welcome to the human givens ‘Ask The Expert’ podcast series! Our new podcasts give you the opportunity to hear human givens professionals discuss mental health and emotional wellbeing from the point of view of their...

Duration:01:01:52

Episode 9: Can you recover from psychological domestic abuse? – Emma's story with Hannah Jackson

5/16/2019
This time we speak to human givens psychotherapist Hannah Jackson and her client Emma. Emma suffered from psychological domestic abuse, from someone who she thought was a ‘loving and supportive’ partner… but after years of experiencing coercive control, she came to realise that his actions were abusive and she had to break away from his terrifying manipulative behaviour… To access the references mentioned in this episode, click here: https://www.hgi.org.uk/resources/domestic-abuse...

Duration:00:38:18

Episode 8: Why having post-natal depression doesn't make you a bad parent – with Sara Shoesmith

5/3/2019
To help support Maternal Mental Health Awareness, Sara Shoesmith tells us why post-natal depression doesn’t mean you’re a bad parent. Sara has experienced first-hand how terrifying severe post-natal depression can be. Thankfully Sara received the help and guidance she needed to make a full recovery and she now activity promotes good emotional health through her website and Facebook page. To access the references mentioned in this episode, click here:...

Duration:02:27:43

Episode 7: How to make your private practice successful – with Jennifer Broadley

4/12/2019
Our latest expert is Jennifer Broadley, a Human Givens psychotherapist with two successful private practices in Aberdeen and Dundee and extensive business and marketing experience. On this podcast Jennifer, who tutors the 'How to build a successful private practice' 1-day course, answers a wide range of questions sent in by other therapists, giving you plenty of tips and advice as she does so... View course: https://www.humangivenscollege.com/courses/building-a-thriving-therapy-practice.html...

Duration:02:51:06

Episode 6 : What does a positive friendship look like? – with Sue Saunders

3/29/2019
On this podcast we asked Sue Saunders 'what does a positive friendship look like?' As Director of Education for Human Givens College, Sue teaches numerous courses for us including the new diploma-linked course: 'Improving Relationships – at work, at home and in the community'. For details visit: https://www.humangivenscollege.com/courses/improving_relationships.html On this valuable course, you will discover why all relationships from siblings, work colleagues and couples, to neighbours,...

Duration:02:34:39

Episode 5: Why do adults and children self-harm? – with Emily Gajewski

3/14/2019
Emily Gajewski is our self-harm expert - she has worked for over 24 years as a therapist, both within the NHS and privately, helping people move on from even the most severe emotional difficulties, and she has a wealth of experience at helping people move on from self-harm. Most recently Emily was employed as a Lead Occupational Therapist in Sussex where she developed a number of mental health services, working with a wide range of emotional difficulties including psychosis and self-harm....

Duration:02:23:00

Episode 4: How can we improve children's behaviour? – with Miriam Chachamu

2/27/2019
Miriam is a family psychotherapist and a human givens practitioner, with many years experience. She has helped numerous children, families and professionals understand and overcome behavioural and mental health problems, and now provides workshops and courses to parents who wish to help their children and adolescents become their best. This podcast includes tips and techniques for achieving good mental wellbeing and family relationships plus how to help children who have a low self-esteem or...

Duration:02:46:29

Episode 3: Why antidepressants need to be understood – with Marion Brown

2/13/2019
Marion Brown was a human givens psychotherapist in private practice for 7 years and through her work, became very concerned about the many difficult experiences she could see people were having with antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications and sedatives taken as prescribed - often with difficult side effects and withdrawal problems. Marion now shares what she has learnt, to help therapists and people struggling with those complex issues - and she works tirelessly to increase awareness of...

Duration:02:52:16

Episode 2: Why every childhood is worth fighting for – with Chris Dyas

2/5/2019
We were honoured that Chris Dyas, Children’s Social Worker of the Year (2018), kindly took time out of his busy workload to join us for our second podcast: 'Why every childhood is worth fighting for'. One of the first people to take the Human Givens Diploma, Chris uses the approach in his work for the NSPCC, where he supports children who have been sexually abused. On his lively podcast he talks about the success of his HG-inspired 'Single Opportunity Counselling' training, which is rapidly...

Duration:02:05:14

Episode 1: Why self-care isn’t selfish – with Lee Pycroft

1/22/2019
We are delighted to have Lee Pycroft as our first expert. Lee is a very highly regarded makeup artist and a human givens therapist. During the podcast, Lee talks to Julia Welstead about the importance of self-care, self-esteem and emotional wellbeing and the things she has done to help her clients achieve this. ========= Welcome to the human givens ‘Ask The Expert’ podcast series! Our new podcasts give you the opportunity to hear human givens professionals discuss mental health and emotional...

Duration:00:48:45