The Human Givens nine needs formulation can be developed further. The idea that all of these needs are equally important and equivalent in some sense and that they can be thought of as largely separate and distinct does not really stand up.
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The Human Givens Organising Idea is simple, easy to understand yet profound
Human Givens makes so much sense, that when you understand the basics of it, it is hard to imagine why everybody does not see things that way. And you can certainly understand why a Human Givens counsellor is so effective.
Human Givens Counsellors understand the essential role of dreaming, that habits create patterns which if inappropriate, influence our emotions such that these can overwhelm desirable thinking and actions. They strive to make effective use of a range of tools and methods to help clients shift unhelpful patterns and empower them.
Goal setting for now, rather than sorting out the past in your head is probably more important. This is because the life you lead now is actually what counts.
Having reviewed how well you are now getting your essential human needs met, the next step is to review your resources and capacities – that are guiding you (or not) to getting these needs better met.