Kevin M Hickson

Welcome to the website of Kevin M Hickson.

Mental health: individual consultations and therapy. Meditation and mindfulness 1:1 sessions, groups, courses and retreats. Support and intervention in Autism and Asperger Syndrome.

Based in East Devon, Kevin is a registered mental health and learning disability nurse with many years of clinical practice within the NHS and private practice. He also has considerable experience instructing classes, workshops and retreats in Tai Chi, Qigong (Chi Kung) and meditation.

Mental & Emotional Wellbeing

Kevin M Hickson RMN RNLD
Mental health and learning disability nurse; Tai Chi and Qigong Instructor

1:1 Consultations for confidential counselling and support.
Groups      Workshops      Courses      Retreats.

 Phobias and intense fear de-sensitisation.

Teaching services – groups, organisations, colleges and universities.

Meditation and mindfulness for individuals and for groups.

Services for people with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

For more detail, please refer to the ‘Mental health and well-being’ and ‘Events’ pages


‘Autism Enabled’   – services for children, adolescents and adults on the spectrum of Autism (including Asperger Syndrome).

supporting  –  guiding  –  advocacy  –  advising  –  consultation

‘Autism Enabled’ is a bespoke service for children and adults who are on the spectrum of Autism; offering positive approaches to maximise independence through training, support and where appropriate, working closely with family, carers, school, college, universities and place of employment. 

The service also provides assessment and intervention with behaviours that are considered challenging, difficult or disruptive to the person’s lifestyle, education and opportunity.

Tai Chi & Qigong

img_8698Kevin instructs weekly classes in Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong, in Sidmouth, East Devon. Suitable for those with some or no previous experience; the emphasis for all sessions will be to enhance a sense of well-being, balance and coordination through practice that is accessible for men and women of all ages and ability. Supervised children groups too! Home, school, summer camps.

Additionally, workshops and retreats are held in various locations throughout the year. Individual 1:1 tuition in Tai Chi, Qigong, meditation, mindfulness, also available by arrangement.  

Please see ‘Events’ page for current classes and other events

“The mind that perceives the limitation is the limitation”

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For details of classes, retreats and workshops, please refer to ‘Events’ page.