Mal Huxter has had confidence in the teachings of the Buddha
since his first retreat in 1975.
In 1977 he ordained as a Theravada Buddhist monk in Thailand.
He stayed a monk for nearly two years in the forest traditions
of N.E Thailand.
When he returned to Australia he worked as a Shiatsu therapists
for a decade, then studied contemporary psychology and also
continued to study Buddhist meditation with a daily practice
and attending regular intensive retreats in the Insight meditation
In 1991 he registered as a psychologist and is now a clinical
psychologist in both private practice and community mental health.
Mal conducts writes and conducts mindfulness based programs
as a psychologist. Mal also teaches therapists about mindfulness
and related practices and conducts short retreats for therapists
and the general public .
For further information, please contact Mal
Mal leads a number of different retreats, courses and
workshops in Australia. Some are fee paying and some are
on the basis of dana (gift).
Mal regularly leads basic 8 session weekly courses called
“Mindfulness and a path of kindness wisdom and happiness”
for the public, followed up by 4 session extension courses.
The prices for the sessions vary.
As Mal is a Medicare registered clinical psychologists
and the course are for the prevention of anxiety and depression,
many individuals can claim a Medicare rebate of $28.60
on a standard payment of $35 per session. Depending on
circumstances, some individuals attend free of charge.
Some of the sessions are full day events which he offers
for free or dana to those who have done a course or who
have some experience in meditation. The same offer pertains
the half day events.
Mal's Teaching Schedule
Malcolm is currently not teaching in the Eastern States of Australia as he is taking leave to work in remote parts of Australia with asylum seekers.