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Write your Mind
Pikes Hill,
SO43 7AX

07963 592698


Write your Mind Workshops are held at my home, set in peaceful surroundings in Pikes Hill, Lyndhurst in the Heart of the New Forest.

Lyndhurst is 5 minutes drive from J1 of the M27, 15 minutes from Southampton and is easily reachable from Bournemouth, Christchurch, New Milton, Lymington, Salisbury, Romsey, Winchester and Portsmouth, via the M27 and the M3.

Participants are limited to a maximum of 10. Day workshops run from 10.00 - 4.00 and include all refreshments; lunch with sourdough bread, and afternoon tea and cake - all home-made. Please email me or telephone to enquire about availability.  Payment can be made through online banking or by cheque, in order to secure your place.

Workshop Dates



Workshops have sadly been postponed twice with the next one now scheduled for 10 September 2021, pending the pandemic situation allowing for small groups of people to come together once again. 

If you would like to secure a place with payment, should the virus necessitate a postponement once again I would reschedule the date.



Friday, 10th September, 2021: £85.00 

Writing for Well-being - 'Making Meaning'. A variety of exercises using creative tools and techniques for ways into writing, accompanied by a healthy and tasty home-made lunch with sourdough, plus treats for morning and afternoon tea-breaks.

Dietary requirements are taken into consideration.

All workshops run from 10.00 - 4.00.

Contact me on 07963 592698 or email 


Workshops brought to you
I can also bring a Write your Mind workshop to your workplace, group or organisation. Contact me for more information or read my blog, To book a place on a workshop, or to receive further information, contact: Jo Bisseker Barr  at or phone 07963 592698. 
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Future Workshops

Friday, 10th Sept, 2021

Writing for Wellbeing workshop. Join us at Pikes Hill, Lyndhurst. Workshops are from 10am - 4pm. Booking essential.

Writing Workshops

The Workshops

Committing to dedicated time to write in a group makes it easier to leave outside stresses and concerns behind, and focus on personal expression and exploration of self.

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Jo Bisseker Barr

About Me

With an Honours degree in English including Creative Writing, I am a qualified and experienced psychodynamic counsellor, working within my private practice.

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To book yourself a place at one of the writing workshops or to find out anything else you would like to know about the Write Your Mind workshops - please get in touch.

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