Volume 19, No 2, 2012 (Digital PDF)

Volume 19, No 2, 2012 (Digital PDF)

Human Givens Journal

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Editorial: The long and the short of causal links.

How we are: News, views and information:

  • Harm done by antipsychotics
  • naming the fear
  • rejection and popular adolescents
  • disgust and perception
  • more reliable methods of eyewitness identification
  • choices
  • persecution dreams
  • HG-inspired education resource pack
  • communicating emotions
  • wisdom
  • strong evidence of efficacy for HG therapy
  • generosity and time
  • schizophrenia and autism connectionand time
  • schizophrenia and autism connection

Labelling the difficulty
Pat Williams muses on the pressing need to see through illusory representations to what is really there.

How human givens therapy is helping war veterans
Anita Dale describes research showing the effectiveness of the treatment for traumatised former soldiers.

Car crash
Denise Winn describes the complex outcomes for a mother and son of a near-fatal accident and astonishing recovery.

Work and the mental health continuum
Ezra Hewing helps a large insurance company change its perceptions about employee stress and wellbeing.

Taking it from the top
Bart McEnroe and Pat Gilroy discuss HG’s transformatory effects on a leading football team and multinational subsidiary.

“And what happened next?”
Dan Jones uses curiosity and encouragement to help parents deter ‘at risk’ children from antisocial behaviour and crime.

Using the human givens to cope with personal adversity
Val Giblett’s inspiring account of how she made good use of HG principles when faced with a diagnosis of cancer.

Transition distress: the big problem facing universities
Why students are less prepared and more anxious than ever before, and how they can be helped. By Gareth Hughes.

Reflections on healing
The HG approach fits well with the trend towards blending intuition with conventional medicine, says Fiona Crabtree.

PLUS: Book Reviews, Letters

  • Format: Digital PDF Journal (60pp)
  • ISBN: 1473-4850 (ISSN)
  • Publication date: 20/12/2012

About the author(s)

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.