Malcolm Huxter is a clinical psychologist in private practice and a Dharma teacher. He is the author of “Healing the heart and mind with mindfulness. Ancient path, present moment”, Routledge 2016. He designs and conducts courses, workshops and silent retreats. He has been teaching mindfulness and the four heart qualities (loving kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity) to the general public, clinical populations, therapists and other professionals since 1991. As a psychologist he is a teacher of MSC and CEB and trained in a range of therapies including CFT. As a meditator and meditation teacher he began training in Buddhist meditation practices in 1975, living in Thailand as a Buddhist monk in the forest tradition for two years in the late 1970’s. Though mostly within the Theravada he has also practiced within Tibetan Mahayana and Zen traditions.