Human Givens

A New Approach to Emotional Health and Clear Thinking

Human Givens

The authors guide the reader through their approach to emotional health and education, clearly explaining a body of psychological knowledge gained through decades of research into neurophysiology, psychology and behaviour. This is a fresh edition containing a wealth of new material that will enhance its already considerable reputation.

Human Givens Therapy with Adolescents

A Practical Guide for Professionals

Human Givens Therapy with Adolescents

This resource offers an essential insight into the emotional well-being of adolescents and a detailed overview of the Human Givens approach. The book provides useful assessment tools and practical interventions, all supported by photocopiable materials that include question sheets for the client and record charts for the practitioner.

An Idea in Practice

Using the Human Givens Approach

An Idea in Practice

'An Idea in Practice' celebrates the astonishing inroads human givens psychology has made since its inception ten years ago. It demonstrates time and again the approach's efficacy, practicality and power to promote emotional intelligence and clear thinking.

Human Givens Approach to Working with Parents of Challenging Teens

Human Givens Approach to Working with Parents of Challenging Teens

This book was previously released as 'Using a Humanistic Solution Focused Approach with Parents and Families to Reduce Anti-Social Behaviour and Youth Offending'. This edition is updated and has an additional chapter of case studies. I have been using a Human Givens Approach with parents and families for around eight years now, and over that time among other things I have used the Human Givens Approach to help to reduce youth criminal offending and antisocial behaviour, helped to get parents back into work, and youth back into school. The aim of this book is to add to your toolbox of strategies, skills and techniques that you already use with parents and families. This book is written for professionals working within a social work setting that would like to integrate a Human Givens Approach into their practice. So worker may work within Family Link Work Services, Family Resource Services, Children's Social Services, or a wide variety of other keyworker services where your role is to support parents of challenging teens.

Notes for the MRCGP

A Curriculum Based Guide to the AKT, CSA and WBPA

Notes for the MRCGP

This classic book has been providing help for candidates of the MRCGP exam for over 20 years. Now fully updated for UK trained doctors wishing to obtain a Certificate of Completion of Training in General Practice, this new edition covers all three required components of the integrated assessment programme. It provides sample questions for the Applied Knowledge Test (AKT), practice cases for Clinical Skill Assessment (CSA) and a guide to Workplace Based Assessment (WPBA). The chapters follow the 16 sections of the RCGP curriculum and include summaries of the current evidence base with clinical guidelines, examination tips, revision tactics, and advice on where to get support – but not just at the crucial time of exams – it includes invaluable information for GPs starting their first year in practice and helps provide the “life skills” needed to be a GP, including topics relevant for the rest of a GP’s career and their "continuing professional development” – appraisal, revalidation, managing change, teamwork, burnout, and other areas of self care.

Guru-U Part Two

Guru-U Part Two


Navigating the Teenage Years

A Compassionate Approach

Navigating the Teenage Years

Navigating the Teenage Years is a practical and accessible guide to the emotional health of teenagers and young adults. Written by a practising psychologist with over 25 years’ experience in personal development training and counselling, this book helps the reader to understand the biological and emotional changes that the teen is going through and how best to assist them in their transition to adulthood. Navigating the Teenage Years provides practical information on common emotional issues affecting teenagers such as anxiety, eating disorders, peer pressure and sexuality, as well as the practical strategies to tackle them. Topics covered include: Understanding the teenage brainHormonal changes in boys and girlsHow to communicate with teensFriends and datingBullyingHow to manage anger and anxietyBody image and eating disordersAddiction (food, drugs, technology)Internet safetyExerciseSchool and studyHow to prepare for the future Using the Human Givens approach, this book is written in an accessible, empathetic and pragmatic way. It outlines easy-to-follow strategies for parents and teenagers such as breathing techniques and the RIGAAR model of communication when dealing with emotional health issues. Diagrams and charts are used to illustrate psychological explanations while case studies are provided to offer both teenage and parental perspectives. While aimed primarily at parents, Navigating the Teenage Years will also prove useful to teenagers, student counsellors, healthcare professionals and psychologists.

Getting on Better with Teenagers

Improving Behaviour and Learning through Positive Relationships

Getting on Better with Teenagers

With clear guidance and advice from the viewpoint of a seasoned teacher and trainer, Getting on Better with Teenagers explains how building a better rapport with your class can support students' academic, social and personal development, as well as improving behaviour issues. This practical guide contains end-of-chapter summaries and suggestion boxes, so you can try out the techniques straight away. Forming relationships based on trust and mutual respect is imperative, so there is a chapter dedicated to making these work. There is also a chapter on improving your relationships with the more challenging students in your classes. Whether you are a student doing your first placement or a practitioner with several years experience under your belt, this book provides tried-and-tested ideas and techniques designed to cultivate better relationships with all of your pupils with a view to improving learning.