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Havening Techniques® training in the UK - For therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, medics, coaches, NLP practitioners, trauma specialists and a wide range of other professionals involved in helping and developing people. Delivered by Tony Burgess, Louise McKay and team.

Havening Techniques® - A better Life Through Neuroscience

(Do make sure any Havening Techniques training that you consider is approved by the originators. All approved trainers and practitioners are listed on the www.havening.org website)

 

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Havening Techniques® have been developed by Dr Ron Ruden, MD in collaboration with his brother Dr Steven Ruden who are based in New York running private medical and dental practices respectively. Dr Ron Ruden has been studying neuroscience for 20+ years in order to develop science-based methods and techniques to help his own clients. For more than 10 of those years his focus has been on designing, researching, clinically testing and evolving a really effective set of approaches for quickly, thoroughly and reliably treating trauma and other amygdala-based issues (basically anything involving fight or flight responses). The result of this ground-breaking work is Havening Techniques. Now these methods are being taught to therapists, medics, coaches and many others in caring professions and people-development professions from across the world. Havening work is being done with military veterans, members of the public, students, sports people, performers ... and this work is positively touching the lives of people from all walks of life.

Now you too can learn Havening Techniques.

Above: Dr Ron Ruden at his desk (originator of Havening Techniques)

One of the many wonderful things about Havening is how it can be integrated into a wide range of existing therapeutic practices.

It can also be used within coaching work, personal development programmes and interventions focused on achieving and maintaining peak performance.

You can visit the official Havening Techniques® website www.havening.org for more information including Qs and As.

Above: Dr Steven Ruden (left) and Dr Ron Ruden (right) - originators of Havening Techniques

In terms of therapeutic applications of Havening Techniques®, the methods work by permanently stopping the neurons that hold the biological imprint of trauma from being able to trigger unhelpful responses.

The way it works is deceptively simple, powerful and pure genius!

And although simple, training in the whole range of Havening Techniques and gaining experience in the plethora of ways the techniques can be used and combined is going to be crucial if you are to be most flexible and elegant in your change-work.

Havening uses the sensory input of touch as a key part of its effectiveness. The practitioner (or the clients themselves) makes particular sweeps over the client's arms and areas of the face and hands. This is what triggers the delta waves in the brain. The delta waves in turn prompt helpful chemical chain-reactions in the amygdala. This removes specific AMPA Receptors from the surface of neurons in the amygdala where the traumatic event is 'stored'. For some particular uses of Havening there are also some distraction techniques used so that as the work is being done, the area of the brain storing the trauma is not constantly being re-activated.

Above: Tony Burgess teaching Havening Techniques in New York

Traumatic experiences can lead to the brain encoding the experience in ways that can lead to psychological and / or physical 'symptoms'. Havening can help to treat all of these symptoms.

Examples of therapeutic areas where Havening has been put to good use, include:

• Treating Phobias
• Treating Chronic Pain
• Removing the emotional responses to distressing memories (broken relationships, shocking news, loss, embarassment, etc)
• Treating emotional responses resulting from experiences of natural disaster, traumatic events (assault, rape, abuse, crime etc) and also experiences of war.
• Removing anger responses
• Removing fear of abandonment
• Helping people release grief
• Helping people remove unhelpful feelings: stress, frustration, upset etc
• Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
• Treating panic attacks

... and more!

Above: Tony Burgess delivering Havening Techniques training in Manchester, UK

And for those of you involved in coaching, personal development work or performance enhancement work in business or sport ...

Havening can be used to help people to more effectively work with affirmations and positive visualisations. It can help people with state management (eg for meetings, presenting, networking). It can help people get out of their own way and also embed positive beliefs and attitudes. You can use Havening to help people to increase their confidence and to help prime their minds for greater performance. It's as if the Delta-wave production resulting from Havening Techniques provides a nourishing biological seedbed for positive ideas to take root.

Havening Techniques™ combines easily and elegantly with many other methods and approaches. It will integrate into your existing toolbox perfectly.

Havening Techniques complement rather than compete with other methods.

Experience has shown us that Havening tends to enhance the effectiveness of other methods when used in combination with them. It also seems to accelerate the process of getting results and seems to increase the consistency of results too.

Louise McKay

Above: Louise McKay teaching Havening Techniques in New York

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About Tony Burgess and his own journey with Havening Techniques®

My name is Tony Burgess. I was one of the very first people globally to be certified as a Havening Techniques® Practitioner. I was subsequently approved as one of the first certified Havening Techniques® Trainers in the world. I am now Head of the UK and European Division of Havening Techniques®.

Above: When I first met Dr Ron Ruden, originator of Havening Techniques at the world's first Havening Techniques training programme in London.

I attended the very first official training course in Havening Techniques® in London and I can hardly express how pleased I am that I went to that training - It was one of the best professional decisions I have made in my life. Since then, I've been involved in supporting and then delivering on Havening Techniques® training events in the UK, Europe and New York. My role also involves training the next wave of Havening Techniques Certified Trainers globally..

Above Left: Tony Burgess (middle) with Dr Ron Ruden (left) and Dr Steven Ruden (right), originators of Havening Techniques and in New York, having been made Head of UK and European Division of Havening Techniques.

I've tended over the years to be healthily sceptical (whilst curious) about any new approach to facilitating profound change. Whilst open-minded, I like to personally test-drive any techniques so I can experience the effectiveness first hand to make sure that the tools work quickly, effectively and can produce genuine lasting change.

Above: Tony Burgess demonstrating Havening Techniques in New York

As an already very experienced therapist, coach and trainer it has been rare for me to find a new approach that has genuinely impressed me so quickly ... and Havening Techniques® is one of those methodologies that has quite frankly blown me away with its ease of use and consistent powerful effectiveness.

Above: Tony Burgess delivering Havening Techniques training in Staffordshire, UK

Since first test driving Havening Techniques®, I've helped many people to become completely free from unhelpful responses to past trauma. I've also helped people in a wide range of other therapeutic areas using Havening. Although I'd already had a great deal of therapeutic success with clients for many years before I discovered Havening, by incorpoating Havening Techniques into my day-to-day work it took things to a much greater level of effectiveness. Havening can biologically totally free people from the chains of their past so they can start living again - it can give them their life back!

Above: Tony Burgess teaching Havening Techniques training at London, UK conference

I've also applied Havening Techniques within my coaching work and within my personal and professional development work and I have been delighted by how well it integrates with other tools and approaches.

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About Louise McKay:

Louise McKay Certified Havening Techniques® Practitioner and Trainer.

She is also Deputy Head of the UK and European Division of Havening Techniques®

Louise McKay Louise McKay

Above left: Louise McKay      Above right: Louise McKay with originator of Havening Techniques, Dr Ron Ruden

Louise is passionate about Havening Techniques and about helping people.

She is a qualified Person-Centred and Integrative Counsellor with over 20 years prior experience as an equestrian trainer. Louise was one of the first wave of people to be certified as a Havening Techniques Practitioner before going on to become a certified Havening Techniques Trainer. She has an infectious and positive energy with her authentic passion for life clearly shining through.

Louise McKay Louise McKay with Ron and Steven Ruden

Above left: Louise McKay delivering training in UK      Above right: Louise McKay with originators of Havening Techniques, Drs Ron and Steven Ruden

Louise's full involvement with Havening Techniques stems from her extraordinary personal havening journey that has totally transformed and enhanced her experience of life and also the lives of her private clients. As a Havening Techniques Trainer, Louise shares her knowledge in a way that is engaging, enjoyable and understandable for all.

Louise's own website is here: www.havenit.co.uk

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Havening Techniques® training and the journey to becoming a Certified Practitioner

Above: Tony Burgess demonstrating Havening Techniques at UK training event

Havening Techniques® has been refined considerably from anything you'll find in a book, article or on youtube clips. I'd have missed out massively if I'd not attended the training when it became available. I would not have even become aware of the newer and more advanced versions of Havening. Attending the training expanded my knowledge, my toolkit and my horizons!

I feel very privileged to be able to offer you this approved two day training experience, which constitutes part of the journey to becoming a certified Havening Techniques Practitioner yourself.

This is a 2-day training that you can experience with or without a commitment to the full certification process.

Above: From Tony Burgess's Havening Techniques training in Manchester, UK

"This was an excellent course!"

Edward Roy Gough - Springfield Healing

The journey to full certification essentially involves the following:

Stage 1:

* Full participation in the 2-day approved training course

Stage 2:

* Post-course: Submission of 30 cases (forms provided) where you've used Havening Techniques

* Post-course: Submission of 2 videos of sessions where you use Havening Techniques

* Post-course: Successful completion of a Science Review - to check your understanding of the science behind Havening Techniques.

Stage 3:

* Post-course: You will need to also take an online Ethics course that is run independently by Midge Murphy, a Professional Liability Risk management Consultant. The course costs $149. By completing this course and passing the multiple choice quiz you receive a Certificate of Completion in Ethics & Legal Principles in the Practice of Havening Techniques™. Course details are here. You will need to go direct and pay direct to Midge Murphy online.

Once you are successful in becoming a certified Havening Techniques Practitioner you will be listed on the official havening.org website.

Please note: There is an annual fee of $99 for remaining a Practitioner which includes your listing on the Havening.org website

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Above: Tony Burgess teaching Havening Techniques in UK

"Great trainer and support team. Good mix of theory and clinical practice"

Georgie Oldfield - SIRPA Ltd

 

"Really enlightening. Loved the course. Thank you"

Dr Tom Debenham



Who is this training for?

Professionals who are involved in people-development work, such as coaches, therapists, NLP practitioners, medical practitioners, psychologists, psychiatrists, complementary practitioners, support workers, emergency services - first responders, EFT, TFT and EMDR practitioners ...

Above: Participants get 'hands on' at UK Havening Techniques training event

"Amazingly talented and encouraging team"

Patti Hudspeth

What will I get from the 2 days of training?

On the 2 day programme, we'll cover the scientific explanations of how Havening Techniques work and where Havening can be helpful in therapeutic work and in wider personal-development work. You'll get to see demonstrations of the various forms of Havening in action. You'll get hands-on practice using the Havening Techniques with other participants. You'll get your questions answered both during the training and beyond. (You'll also get a manual and DVDs).

Above: From one of Tony Burgess's Havening Techniques training events in Staffordshire (UK)

"Two Amazing days! Havening is hugely powerful. The science and the practical aspects were clearly and simply explained. This is going to be one of the most useful and valuable tools in my kit. Excellent team. Highly recommended!"

Mary Collin - U-Can (UN)LTD / 3 Degrees Social

You simply cannot get what you need to become a fully informed and up-to-date Havening Techniques Practitioner without attending an approved 2-day Havening Techniques training course. THIS is one of those approved courses. I nearly made the mistake of not attending the training when I first got involved - it would have been a huge mistake. I urge you to make the commitment to yourself to become the best practitioner that you can become by going through the full certification process, starting with this 2-day training.

Above: Tony Burgess teaching Havening Techniques training in UK

"I thoroughly recommend Tony"

Angela Smyth - The Seeds For Change

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"Amazing couple of days"

Sara Butler - Weight Management Counsellor

Above: Tony Burgess teaching Havening Techniques training in USA

PLACES ARE LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF 20 PARTICIPANTS so we can give you plenty of attention, feedback and support.

"The best course I have ever done"

Nicola Yassin - Life Coach, Invisible Orchard

 

"Truly life-changing"

Gordon Smith-Duran - Heal Yourself Therapies


Dates and Locations?

FOR DETAILS OF OUR NEXT TRAINING IN THE UK

VISIT OUR NEW WEBSITE FOR HAVENING TECHNIQUES TRAINING

 

If you would like Tony and / or Louise to come and deliver training to your own private group, give Tony a call on 0044(0)7989 469 570 or email him

 

Times?
Doors open at 8:45am, training starts promptly at 9:30am, training finishes at 6pm.

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Above: Tony Burgess teaching Havening Techniques training in UK

 

"Life changing! Tony and the gang are amazing!"

Simon Townsend

 

"Awesome!"

Liz Hurley - Affirm Partnership Ltd


Who will deliver the training?

The delivery team:

Tony Burgess

Tony Burgess, Head of UK and Europe for Havening Techniques, Certified Havening Techniques Practitioner and Trainer

Louise McKay

Louise McKay, Certified Havening Techniques Practitioner and Trainer

Julie French

Julie French, Certified Havening Techniques Practitioner

 

Ian McKay

Ian McKay, Certified Havening Techniques Practitioner

 

Plus a support team of experienced facilitators (Certified Practitioners and sometimes other Certified Trainers too)

Louise McKay

Above: Louise McKay teaching Havening Techniques training in New York

"Well balanced course. Good explanation of the Neuroscience behind this wonderful set of techniques. Huge thanks and gratitude to Tony and his team"

Dr Samantha Wellappili - GP

 

"Thank you for this wonderful experience"

Eva Detko, PhD - www.dr-eva.com

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Fees?
(These apply to all the UK-based training events mentioned on this page. Training delivered by Tony in other countries may carry slightly different pricing)

2-day training programme (without certification): £540 (= £450 + vat)

 

Please note: This training is only stage 1 of the journey to becoming a Havening Techniques Practitioner. If you wish to become a Certified Havening Techniques Practitioner (and listed on the Havening.org website), you will also need to complete an assessment phase after the 2-day training (additional fees are £204) where you submit 30 cases plus 2 video cases for assessment and take a science test. You will also need to complete an online Ethics course that is run independently by Midge Murphy, a Professional Liability Risk management Consultant. The course costs $149. By completing this course and passing the multiple choice quiz you receive a Certificate of Completion in Ethics & Legal Principles in the Practice of Havening Techniques™. Course details are here. You will need to go direct and pay direct to Midge Murphy online.There is also an annual renewal fee of $99 for your listing on the Havening.org website

The 2-day training includes a set of 3 DVDs showing a Live Seminar presentation delivered by Dr Ron Ruden and also a Procedural Guide / Manual for using Havening Techniques.

Havening group, Bristol July 2015

Group picture from Havening Techniques training near Bristol, July 2015

"Thank you so much for this wonderfully inspiring and personal growth-enhancing training and for introducing Havening in such an accessible and clear manner. I thoroughly enjoyed the training and have already started using it with my own clients and am talking about the underlying neurophysiological mechanisms all the time. I loved the way you made the neurophysiology palatable to understand and even fun to digest. Thank you so much for giving us practice opportunities. It was very important to experience Havening ourselves and this gave me a sense of the power behind this technique and also respect and discernment for how carefully it needs to be used. Thank you to all the helpers for their presence, warmth and openness to sharing and supporting us during the two days. It felt nurturing and safe. Altogether two very profound, deeply inspiring, transformative training days."

Dr Claudia Herbert,

Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Director of The Oxford Development Centre Ltd

 

Gloucestershire training Feb 2015

Above: Havening Techniques training in Gloucestershire, UK

 

"Tony’s teaching methods and style make the learning process really effective. A must for anyone in the ‘change-maker’ profession. Thank you Tony for introducing me to another fantastic tool for my already effective toolbox. You're a star.”

Steve Halls, Staffordshire’s Premier Personal Trainer

 

"Wow! A life-changing event!"

Jo Stallard, Foresight - Jo Stallard Hypnotherapy

 

" ******* Awesome!"

Julie Ginns

 

Havening Training Paris

Tony Burgess teaching Havening in Paris, France


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To Book Your Place on an approved Havening Techniques® training course with Tony Burgess, Louise McKay and colleagues please go to www.learn-havening.co.uk

 

If you prefer, you can book via eventbrite

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“I am so humbled to know Tony Burgess... He is truly passionate about the work he does. As a Havening Practitioner, his skills are used in a very elegant way... His ability to weave Havening into his work is inspiring and his belief in it really shines through at all times”

Lynn Grocott

 

‘I have known Tony for 9 years and he is one of the most talented therapists I have worked with. He is extremely tenacious in resolving the issue for the client and generous with his time and care. The best thing about Tony is that he actually transforms lives; I cannot recommend him highly enough.’

EJR

 

"Excellent, engaging training"

Joanna Orsman

 


If you have any questions before booking your place, please feel happy to give me a call on +44 (0)7989 469 570

 

We look forward to meeting you, welcoming you and working with you.


Get excited! This is truly ground-breaking stuff!


Warmth and best wishes


Tony


Tony Burgess


Director, Academy of High Achievers Ltd


Proprietor, Ditch Your Trauma

+44(0)7989 469 570

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