Volume 13, No 3, 2006

Human Givens Journal


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A4 Printed Journal (48pp)



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Editorial: All change, please

  • How We Are: news, views and information
  • Self-system therapy
  • depression and light
  • lying to people with dementia, and ways to make life better
  • aggression and women
  • maternal stress and baby's intelligence
  • different ways of dealing with dread
  • season for suicide
  • music and pain
  • dangers of assumptions
  • focus on psychosis
  • when men take risks

'Letting go' needs no time at all
Pat Williams considers the gift of time travel.

Molar memories
A previously unidentified primitive survival mechanism explains many inappropriate behaviours, suggests Joe Griffin.

The tales we tell
Stories have the power to change lives. By Rob Parkinson.

The welfare state we're in
James Bartholomew tells Ivan Tyrrell how the welfare state has changed our culture in adverse, unexpected ways.

Fair as well as middling
Peggy Nicholls makes use of her human givens counselling skills in her work as a mediator.

Becoming an 'Aspie'
Stephen Blakey describes what it was like to discover at 50 that he had Asperger's syndrome.

The blind spots in our mind's eye
What our brains add in and what they leave out can explain many of our misjudgements. By Professor Daniel Gilbert.

PLUS: Book Reviews, Talking Point, Letters

  • Format: A4 Printed Journal (48pp)
  • ISBN: 1473-4850 (ISSN)
  • Publication date: 20/09/2006

About the editor

Denise WinnDenise Winn is a journalist, editor and author specialising in psychology – who has also practised as a human givens therapist for the last 14 years.

She is editor of The Human Givens Journal and for over 25 years she was a regular contributor at different times for the Sunday Times, Observer, Guardian, Independent, Daily Mirror and Daily Mail. For 12 years she was also Cosmopolitan’s medical writer as well as a contributor to a variety of other national magazines. She is former editor of a magazine produced by Mind, the mental health charity, and the UK edition of Psychology Today.  

Author in her own right of 18 books on medical and psychological topics, for the lay reader, she co-authored the HG Approach series of best-selling self-help titles on depression, addiction, anxiety, anger and liberation from pain, as well as Managing the Monkey with Mark Dawes.


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Landmark discovery

brilliant new discovery by Joe Griffin - so much in this edition, very interesting


Nov 15th, 2017