20160331_083122Jason B. Hobbs, LCSW, MDiv, is a licensed clinical social worker in an outpatient mental health clinic. He has been in private practice for over ten years in addition to having worked in hospice and homeless services. Jason also pastored a small United Methodist congregation near Savannah for three years. Edited sermons from these years and a few more recent sermons can be found at jasonhobbs.blogspot.com.

Jason has led mindfulness training groups in his practice using Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. He has been trained in Mindfulness and Cognitive Therapy in addition to other therapeutic modalities. He has also presented continuing education courses for the Georgia Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers Annual Meeting in Atlanta. These workshops were entitled Spiritually Sensitive Clinical Practice: Understanding and Honoring Diverse Religious and Spiritual Traditions and Mindfulness, Psychotherapy, and the Therapist: Knowledge and Practice for Clients and Clinicians and Integrating Spiritual Disciplines into Direct Practice. Jason holds a Master of Social Work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Divinity degree from Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. He has also attended a week long workshop at Duke University on research in spirituality, religion, and health. In the spring Jason will begin a program at Shalem Institute to be trained as a spiritual director.

Presently Jason works with children, adolescents, and adults, couples and families. He accept most insurances including Tricare, United Behavioral Health, Aetna, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield plans. In addition, he leads mindfulness workshops and other retreats throughout the year.

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