Links and Resources
A charity that offers information, advice and support to parents and carers of children with special needs or disabilities in Brighton & Hove.
Attachment Parenting UK:
UK resource for Attachment Parenting Practices, Family Life, Support Groups, Events, Blog & Store.
Be Mindful is a campaign run by the Mental Health Foundation UK charity to raise awareness of the benefits of Mindfulness.
BrightPIP Brighton Parent Infant Psychological Therapy
BrightPIP offers intensive support to expectant parents and those with newborn babies up until the age of three.
Free and confidential advice for young people.... "You can contact ChildLine about anything - no problem is too big or too small. If you’re feeling worried, scared, stressed or just want to talk to someone you can contact ChildLine. We're here to offer information and support whenever you need us".
Telephone: 0800 1111
EMDR Association UK & Ireland
This is the professional Association of EMDR clinicians and researchers seeking the highest standards for the clinical practice of EMDR in the United Kingdom and Ireland
International Association of Yoga Therapy:
IAYT supports research & education in Yoga, and serves as a professional organization for Yoga teachers and Yoga therapists worldwide.
An independent, not for profit website dedicated to providing easily accessible information on mindfulness.
Mindful Yoga Therapies:
Founded by Dr. Lana Jackson and Dr. Lucy Clarke with a mission to bring the benefits and joys of yoga and mindfulness practice to children, young people and families affected by mental, emotional, physical and developmental health difficulties. Mindful Yoga Therapies offers direct work with children, families, and professionals and a teacher training course.
NSPCC Child Protection Helpline:
Phone: 0808 800 5000
Textphone for people who are deaf or hard of hearing: 0800 056
The NSPCC Helpline is a free, 24-hour service which provides
counselling, information and advice to parents who need support and
anyone who has concerns about a child.
A national charity offering help and information for parents,
carers and families via a range of services including a free 24-hour
confidential helpline, workshops, courses, information leaflets, email and website.
Helpline: 0808 800 2222
Textphone for people who are deaf or hard of hearing: 0800 783
Right Here Brighton & Hove
A project led by young people aged 16 – 25. Promoting the mental & emotional wellbeing of young people in this age group in our city.
Special Yoga Centre London:
An amazing charity based in North West London. The SYC offers yoga therapy to children with a wide range of special needs and support to parents/carers. They also provide and host a number of teacher trainings, events and workshops for holistic wellbeing.
USA based ‘Stressed Teens’, otherwise known as the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens (MBSR-T) Program, was founded in 2004 by Gina Biegel. The website includes information and resources for young people and professionals.
Susan Kaiser Greenland:
USA based author of 'The Mindful Child' and founder of the Mindfulness-Based ‘Inner Kids’ Programme.
Teen Yoga is committed to bringing yoga and mindfulness to teenagers across the UK and beyond. They offer a comprehensive and inspiring teacher training programme.
The Happiness Trap - Dr Russ Harris:
For more information about Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and free online resources, podcasts and youtube clips of Dr Russ Harris.
The Mindfulness in Schools Project:
A UK based not-profit organisation "whose aim is to encourage, support, and research the teaching of secular mindfulness in schools".
'Womb Yoga is an evolving therapeutic approach to yoga specially developed to support women’s health and healing over the past thirteen years by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli. Women’s retreats, individual sessions, training courses for yoga teachers, classes, workshops and camps all give access to the practices of Womb Yoga at many different levels of experience and connection'.
Also see Uma's new book Yoni Shakti: A Woman's guide to Power & Freedom through Yoga & Tantra.
Yoga Alliance Professionals:
Yoga Alliance UK maintain a register of Teachers, Trainee Teachers, Teacher Trainer Schools and Yoga Studios.
Yoga for Depression:
This is Amy Weintraub’s website who wrote the very useful and practical books Yoga for Depression (Broadway Books, 2004) and Yoga Skills for Therapists: Effective Practices for Mood Management (W.W. Norton, 2012), has been a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health for over twenty years. She offers the LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training for Depression and Anxiety to health and yoga professionals and offers workshops for everyday practitioners.
The Minded Institute:
The Minded Institute offers professional training, events, research and builds community in the mental health and Yoga field. Founder Heather Mason is a pioneer of integrating yoga, mindfulness,
neuroscience and psychotherapeutic holding. http://www.themindedinstitute.com
Yoga for the Special Child® LLC:
A comprehensive program of yoga techniques designed to enhance the natural development of children with special needs; emphasizes gentle and therapeutic yoga safe for babies and children with Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, microcephaly, autism, and other developmental disabilities; also used with children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other learning disabilities.
Promotes child and adolescent mental health and mental health services. Is also involved in consultancy work, training, and producing information leaflets.