UMEUS Foundation

UMEUS Foundation

East Sussex

01273561328 / 07984428788

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About us

UMEUS Foundation provides parents and carers support, via counselling, mindfulness, yoga, psycho-education and peer-to-peer groups. We offer individuals and families unique projects, services and information to empower and help make conscious personal and parenting choices as well as support emotional and physical well-being and balance family life.

Talking therapies for parents with a team of qualified and accredited counsellors and supervisors.
Individual, couples, group work and supervision.

Mindfulness workshops to prepare for pregnancy, birth and parenthood.
MBCT courses for specific needs across the journey of parenthood led by qualified mindfulness practitioners.

Yoga classes and workshops including community yoga, pregnancy yoga, parent & toddler led by a senior yoga teacher.

Peer-to-peer groups facilitated by trained practitioners of counselling, mindfulness and yoga.

Groups and workshops concerning responsible self-care and mindful relationships with food, herbs, oils, nature and all that supports growth.

Fair-rate clinics offering complementary physical therapies with experienced clinicians; Massage, Osteopathy and Thai Yoga Massage

Training, qualifications & experience

UMEtalk's team of professional counsellors have a broad and inclusive approach to talking therapies and work cohesively to uphold our values of compassion, autonomy and equanimity.

Our team are trained across a Humanistic framework providing Person Centred and Systemic approaches as well as Integrative, TA, CBT and ACT.

UMEbe's mindfulness practitioners have training from a variety of mindfulness schools.

UMEspace's yoga teachers are led by a senior accredited yoga teacher trainer.

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* We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Other areas of counselling we deal with

UMEUS primarily supports parents and families across the perinatal journey, from conception, through pregnancy and birth, into parenthood and beyond.

It is our belief that talking therapies are not reserved for crisis, but can be employed to offer a chance to ease transitions through the major life changes that parenthood brings, and aid personal development that can impact the life of our children, our communities and society as a whole.

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Fees are varied across the organisation and depend on the type of service required.

We also operate a Fair Rate service for counselling which is determined after self-referral and decided with client.
Logistical, financial, psychological and physiological circumstances are considered and eligibility is not based on points or ‘scoring’ but on holistic human need.

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Further information

UMEUS Foundation has a unique approach to supporting parents with a holistic breadth of services that promote compassion, awareness, inlcusivity, autonomy, intuition and non-judgement.

Our online community offers parents a safe and nurturing space to honestly share the experiences in the various stages of parenthood.

The forums are supported by the UMEUS team who also provide insights using psycho-educational content and approaches from counselling, mindfulness and yoga philosophies.

UMEUS offers an affiliate program to organisations upholding our approach.
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UMEtalk offers student counselling placements for individual counselling.
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Maps & Directions

Brighton, BN2

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Types of client

Older adults