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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

Friday, 4th October 2019, £75.00

Writing for Wellbeing workshop. 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.

Friday, 31st January, 2020, £85.00

Write Away the Winter Blues - Writing for Reflection and Well-being. A workshop aimed at finding comfort and optimism through exploration on the page. Accompanied by home-made soup, sourdough and all the normal comforting accompaniments. 

All workshops run from 10.00 - 4.00.


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, 4th Oct 2019

Writing for Wellbeing. Pikes Hill, Lyndhurst

Friday, 31st Jan 2020 - Write Away the Winter Blues

Join us at Pikes Hill, Lyndhurst. Writing 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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