Categories for affordable counselling

Supporting communities with grant funded counselling

February 16, 2021 2:08 pm Posted by

We believe everyone should have access to counselling and that cost should not be a barrier to seeking talking therapy. We have all been impacted by covid-19 one way or another. We provide a lifeline of support through low cost counselling to help even more people in our community during these uncertain times. Anxious, stressed, lonely, depressed, bereaved… Whether we...

Connect with others and spread kindness

February 12, 2021 11:30 am Posted by

We share Action for Happiness February, 28 daily actions to help you connect with others and spread kindness, throughout the month of lockdown February and beyond. The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up…

Donation from Bedford Park Rotary Club

January 26, 2021 2:06 pm Posted by

Thank you to Bedford Park Rotary Club for their kind donation of £500.00 in recognition and support of our long term counselling work in the Bedford community. Every pound of this donation will go towards helping to part fund our client work in the Bedford Centre. Every pound of this donation will go towards helping to part fund counselling sessions...

Blue Monday 2021

January 18, 2021 2:03 pm Posted by

Today is what many of us recognise as ‘Blue Monday’. The Counselling Foundation understands depression and anxiety does not care what day or month it is and that our mental health can be affected at any time of the year. This year is exceptionally difficult, we’re missing vital human contact through not being able to see and hug our family...

Thanks to HCF for a generous grant

January 14, 2021 1:23 pm Posted by

Thanks to a generous grant from the Hertfordshire Community Fund (HCF) we are able to make a difference to those in our communites, by offering low cost counselling that ensures we can help people on benefits or very low incomes. This funding enables us to provide counselling to clients in Hertfordshire at even lower fees than our normal heavily subsidised...

Time to Talk Day 2021 | Start your mental health conversation

January 12, 2021 10:36 am Posted by

We are proud to support the Time to Change initiative, Time to Talk Day 2021, celebrated this year on 4 February, a chance to get the national talking about mental health. We understand all too well the importance of starting small conversations about mental health and the powerful difference they can make. Getting people talking is something we have been...

Small ways to achieve a happier January

January 8, 2021 12:09 pm Posted by

How can we start this new year happier? We know each month we can always rely on Action for Happiness to give us ideas and inspire us to with their daily tips to keep us mentally healthy and focused on what we can control.  January is no exception, as we enter into a new year amid more restrictions and uncertain...

Donation | Community Matters Waitrose Watford

December 7, 2020 10:49 am Posted by

We we would like to thank all the shoppers who supported the Foundation when they shopped in the little Waitrose located on the top floor in John Lewis. Through voting with green tokens, our charity has received a cheque of £1,000!  Every pound of this donation will be carefully allocated to help top up weekly counselling sessions for those facing...

Kindness Calendar | December 2020

December 1, 2020 10:32 am Posted by

December’s Action for Happiness them is Do Good in December We thank Action for Happiness for their words of wisdom, daily tips and actions to help us feel happier, do good, get involved and make a difference. 2020 has been a difficult year in so many ways We have suffered with uncertainty, anxiety, isolation and challenges with our financial situation,...

Thank You Waitrose Bedford

November 24, 2020 2:12 pm Posted by

Waitrose Community Matters Scheme | Counselling Support for those living Bedford A huge thank you to Waitrose Bedford Green Tokens Scheme. Our Bedford Centre, Clinical Manager, Fiona Di Leo was on hand to receive the cheque on behalf of The Counselling Foundation. The funds will enable us to top the cost of counselling for those living in the Bedford area...