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The Rotary Club of St Albans Verulamium | Visits the Foundation

January 29, 2018 10:10 am Posted by

It was a pleasure to welcome Verulam Rotarian Bob Newton to our St Albans Counselling & Counselling Training Centre on Friday.  It gave us the opportunity to show Bob around our centre, for him to meet our team and learn about our low-cost counselling services and how every week we support over 500 people who would not otherwise have counselling. He...

Join Us | Time to Talk Event 2018 | 10am – 3pm at The Luton Mall

January 22, 2018 10:24 am Posted by

Thursday 1 February 2018 |  10am – 3pm   Staff, trainees and counsellors from The Counselling Foundation will all be getting involved in #TimetoTalk on 1 February 2018. Celebrating it’s 10th year, the national campaign run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness has been continuously helping to improve the attitudes and behaviours of millions towards mental health.  The aim is to get as many people...

Exploring how a therapist can get the most out of therapy with Susie Orbach

January 16, 2018 3:12 pm Posted by

Recommended article to inspire our counselling trainees. Susie Orbach psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, writer, activist, social critic shares a few words about being a therapist that work for her in this recent article. “For a session between an analyst and their patient to truly work, we need to listen, think and feel”. “Feelings are the bread and butter of our work in the...

Suicide Prevention – Helping you spot the signs

January 15, 2018 3:10 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation are delighted to support ‘Spot the Signs’ campaign  This is an initiative delivered by Mind in Mid Herts in partnership with Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) and Hertfordshire Mind Network.   A suicide prevention campaign, helping to remove the stigma of talking openly about suicide, providing training courses and signposting to mental health services across Hertfordshire. Their vision...

National Time to Talk Day | Mental health shouldn’t be a taboo subject

January 9, 2018 3:27 pm Posted by

We’re getting ready to mark the national Time to Talk campaign on Thursday 1 February. Celebrating it’s 10th year, the national campaign run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness has been continuously helping to improve the attitudes and behaviours of millions towards mental health.  The aim is to get as many people as possible talking about mental health and show that talking about this once-taboo...

New Year’s resolution ideas to enjoy 2018

January 5, 2018 1:47 pm Posted by

We share the many everyday achievable and free New Year’s resolution ideas to help you celebrate and enjoy 2018 from the Mirror Newspaper and The Independent.  Psychologists have found we’re more likely to succeed if we break our resolution into smaller goals.  There are plenty of  ideas for everyone, many of which will help to promote positive mental health in the process. ...

How to survive January and beat the blues

January 2, 2018 10:58 am Posted by

How can we survive the January blues once the holidays are over and the New Year’s celebrations have finished, the decorations have been packed away and the days are still short, dark and cold.  Many of us will experience feelings of anti-climax after the Christmas festivities – whether it was because you had a great time and now it’s over...