Monday, 29 June 2015

New issue of the Human Givens journal out now

What's inside this issue:

Editorial: The intention behind focusing attention

How we are: 
News, views and information: Role of the amygdala • teenagers and risk • belonging • triggering forgetting • false memory • predicting suicide • thinking versus feeling • language and perception • bystander effect in children • writing as therapy • expectation • inattention • playing up for dad • loneliness and social pressure • addictions • depression and falls • job loss • boredom and schizophrenia

The pleasures within life’s limits 

Pat Williams takes a truly epicurean view

The uses and abuses of hypnosis

Ivan Tyrrell warns of the dark side of what we know as a powerful therapeutic tool

 “If the doors and windows are locked, try the keyhole” 

Martin Dunne thinks laterally to help a woman refusing to face her anorexia

“I’m only here because they wanted me to come” 

Jo Ham works hard to engage a nervous client not willingly attending therapy

Seeing beyond sight loss 

Denise Winn talks with Tom Pey about the major challenges of helping young blind people to get their needs met

Ethical dilemmas of working with older people 

Declan Lyons and Therese O’Carroll take a human givens approach to the ethics of caregiving for older people

A little bit special 

Sandra Robilliard makes new sense of her life, after discovery that she is on the autistic spectrum

Helping couples cope with their struggle for a child 

Emma Charlton uses a human givens framework for the fertility support group she co-facilitates

Sandwell’s trailblazing mental health service: the update 

Ian Walton describes the inspirational results of changed primary care practices, part inspired by the human givens approach

PLUS: Book Reviews

Find out more about the Human Givens journal and subscribe here.

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