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Learn to Spot the Signs of Suicide (WSPD) 2018

August 31, 2018 9:50 am Posted by

Learn to Spot the Signs and Save a Life (WSPD) 2018 World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) takes place on Monday 10 September, and The Counselling Foundation are partnering with Spot the Signs and Save a Life, the Hertfordshire suicide prevention campaign whose vision is to make Hertfordshire a county where no one ever gets to a point where they feel...

Look out for our Community Matters box in Stevenage Waitrose September!

August 30, 2018 1:14 pm Posted by

Waitrose Stevenage Community Matters | Green Token Appeal At the Foundation we are always looking at new initiatives and opportunities to support and help us fundraise in our communities, to help those on low incomes access our counselling services. We will be one of the three Waitrose Community Matters charities in the Stevenage branch of Waitrose during Steptember.  The Foundation...

Press Release | Raising Awareness of Suicide Prevention across Hertfordshire

August 17, 2018 12:01 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation are partnering with Spot the Signs and Save a Life, the Hertfordshire suicide prevention campaign whose vision is to make Hertfordshire a county where no one ever gets to a point where they feel suicide is their only option.  Hosting an event in St Albans town centre on Wednesday 5 September between 11.30am – 2.30pm  the teams...

The Art of Grieving Workshops

August 13, 2018 11:25 am Posted by

Discover how art and creativity can help in the grieving process with ‘The Art of Grieving Workshops’ facilitated by Catherina Petit Van Hoey, a textile/mixed media artist based in Hemel Hempstead. Where:  Trestle Arts Base Russet Drive, St Albans, AL4 0JQ Over three weekends: Saturday 8 September 10.30–12.30 Saturday 15 September 10.30 –15.30 (incl. one hour for lunch) Saturday 29...

Supporting teens with exam results

August 13, 2018 9:54 am Posted by

The next few weeks can be an anxious, stress-filled time for both teenagers and their families. as thousands of students across the country will be awaiting their A-level and GCSE exam results this August. We share the Counselling Directory’s tips on how you can support students in the lead-up to exam results day. Start the conversation early Start talking early about...

Press Release | Pam Firth Community Finalist

August 10, 2018 10:48 am Posted by

Local charity, The Counselling Foundation’s longest serving member of staff, Pam Firth, has been selected as a finalist in two of this year’s 2018 Herts Advertiser Community Awards finalists. Pam, who has worked at the Foundation for 20 years, is a finalist for Lifetime Achievement and Service to the Community at the awards to be announced in St Albans next...

Celebrating 20 years at the Foundation

August 10, 2018 9:56 am Posted by

Celebrating 20 years at the Foundation Pam Firth has been a lively, loved and devoted member of The Counselling Foundation’s training team in St Albans for over 20 years. Pam’s main role is as Programme Tutor, in charge of all students and tutors for the first year of professional counsellor training at the Foundation. She also teaches some classes, bringing...

Nadiya Hussain | Living with Anxiety

August 7, 2018 10:05 am Posted by

Amid the success of winning The Great British Bake Off back in 2015, Nadiya Hussain has also been living with anxiety. Despite her crippling panic attacks she has gone on to have a successful career writing her own cook books and presenting TV cooking shows.  Like many others we assume from the outside everything is ok and you certainly would...