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Supporting Counselling in Broxbourne | Co-op Local Community Fund

January 25, 2019 1:16 pm Posted by

The Co-Op has selected our Broxbourne centre as a local organisation that they would like to support in 2019. As a Co-op member, you can earn rewards for your community and help more people access subsidised counselling.  When you visit and buy any Co-op branded products and services, the Co-op will donate 1% from the cost of these purchases or...

PRESS RELEASE | Boost for women’s counselling across Hertfordshire

January 22, 2019 1:05 pm Posted by

Counselling for women has been boosted in three Hertfordshire locations with a £6,708 grant from the Tampon Tax Community Fund awarded to The Counselling Foundation. The grant will allow women on limited incomes to receive additional support towards their counselling at the charity’s centres in St Albans, Stevenage and Broxbourne. The Foundation’s CEO Robert Cuming welcomed the grant, “it will...

Is Blue Monday really the most depressing day of the year?

January 21, 2019 3:37 pm Posted by

As #BlueMonday goes viral, like other mental health charities, we agree and understand all too well that any day can be a challenge for someone experiencing a mental health problem. Invented as a marketing ploy to sell holidays there really is no science to Blue Monday; an annual trend which names the third Monday in January as the “most depressing”...

Let’s Change The Law to Protect Our Mental Health at work

January 14, 2019 1:35 pm Posted by

The Foundation fully supports ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ campaign, we’re encouraged about this positive step towards making a real impact for mental health in the workplace. Where MPs are being urged to answer the calls from across society to change the law and put mental and physical first aid on an equal footing in the workplace. Mental Health First Aid...

How to achieve a happier and healthy 2019

January 4, 2019 11:25 am Posted by

As we embark on a new year many of us look for ways to achiever a happier and healthier lifestyle.  Most of us recognise that we may suffer from anxiety and are looking for ways where we can boost our positive energy levels and stress less! Here are some everyday achievable and free New Year’s resolution ideas to help you celebrate...

New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge

January 3, 2019 11:27 am Posted by

New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge What an amazing way to start the new year with the Polar Bear Plunge in St Albans. Over 400 plungers in total, all braved freezing temperatures to raise money and the profiles of three great local charities; Earthworks, The Ollie Foundation and The Counselling Foundation.  Against a backdrop of multi coloured outdoor changing rooms,...