Barbara Hussong is a Biodynamic Psychotherapist (UKCP reg.) and has been working with individuals presenting with a wide range of difficulties since 2000 in Maidstone and specialises in using one-to-one mindfulness informed approaches in clinical settings.
She is a trained mindfulness-based teacher through Bangor University (in 2005/6) and has been teaching 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction / Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBSR/MBCT) courses to the general public in Kent since 2006 in group settings and to individuals face-to-face and as a distance learning course. She also provides introductions to mindfulness for people with long-term mental illness.
In 2017 she completed the training in Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living (MBCL) with Erik van den Brink and in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Life (MBCT-L) with the Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC) and offers both courses in Kent. She is also trained to teach the 8-week Mindfulness course – ‘Finding Peace in a Frantic World’ by OMC.
She is included as a mindfulness teacher in the listing of the British Association for Mindfulness-Based Approaches (BAMBA) and on the register of the Mental Health Foundation.
Since 2009 she has been engaged in supervising mindfulness teachers and mentoring their personal practice. She is also offering mentoring for anyone who would like to deepen or refresh their mindfulness practice on a one-to-one basis.
She has a special interest in expanding and deepening mindfulness practice beyond the 8-week course and offers group practice evenings, practice days and residential retreats as on-going support and help in facing and working with life’s difficulties in greater awareness.