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Stress Awareness Month | April 2021

March 26, 2021 1:52 pm Posted by

The theme for April’s Stress Awareness Month 2021 is: Regaining Connectivity, Certainty and Control According to the Mental health Foundation 74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. Stress is a significant factor in mental health problems including anxiety and depression and we are all experiencing...

Virtual London Marathon spaces to fundraise for mental health

March 23, 2021 11:09 am Posted by

An opportunity to help make a difference by running to help those in your community struggling with mental health as a result of the pandemic  Sunday 3 October 2021 The Virgin Money virtual London marathon means you can take part anywhere, which makes it more accessible to participate.  You can organise your own route, at a time and pace that...

Mother’s Day – Not always a celebration

March 12, 2021 1:06 pm Posted by

Following International Women’s Day, fittingly on Sunday 14 June many of us will be celebrating Mothering Sunday. A time to show our love appreciation and gratitude to mothers and maternal figures However, Mother’s Day can bring a huge mix of emotions for many of us, it can be a painful reminder of loss or estrangement of a family member who...

Charity Awarded National Lottery Funding

March 9, 2021 1:06 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation is very excited to announce that our work has been recognised by National Lottery Funding and we have received a significant grant to support our services. We’re able to offer a counselling lifeline to even more people in our community thanks to £10,000 of National Lottery Funding.  Our charity believes everyone should have access to counselling and...

International Women’s Day 2021

March 8, 2021 9:56 am Posted by

We celebrate our inspirational women… by recognising the hard work and achievements of our predominately female team here at the Foundation. From our staff to teaching team and our counsellors, many of whom are juggling home schooling with supporting the mental health of our communities all from home. We pay tribute to our inspirational Foundation Certificate Programme Tutor, Pam Firth,...

#NETCharityChamps Campaign

March 2, 2021 1:09 pm Posted by

We’re proud to be part of the #NETCharityChamps campaign and celebrate as one of many charities who have adapted and responded to the new needs of our communities with creativity and compassion, helping to reduce isolation, and support vital mental wellbeing services. Our counselling and bereavement service features as one of the charities that is transforming NET Coronavirus Appeal donations...

Mindful March

March 1, 2021 11:48 am Posted by

Let’s take the time to pause, breathe and really take in what’s all around us This month Action for Happiness invite us to take some time to look within and learn to be more mindful. There are 31 achievable daily actions to take, encouraging us to focus on the present, helping to reduce stress and lift our mood. Learning to...