Categories for bereavement support

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...

Co-op Local Community Fund | Bedford Counselling Centre

November 13, 2020 2:03 pm Posted by

We’re delighted our Bedford Counselling Centre has been selected to take part in the Co-op Local Community Fund. To help us make the most of this funding opportunity, we share a few ways you can help support our charity and boost our funding. How the Fund Works Our cause is one of three causes in our Bedford community where Co-op members...

A counselling lifeline for people who’ve been affected by the pandemic

July 9, 2020 12:05 pm Posted by

Many people in our community will be facing difficult times trying to deal with bereavement, trauma, health issues, financial stress and relationship breakdowns due to COVID-19. The Counselling Foundation is proud to have been awarded a fund by Herts Community Foundation (HCF) to provide counselling sessions to residents across Hertfordshire whose lives have been adversely impacted by the pandemic. The...

Losing a parent is tough, we’re here to listen

June 19, 2020 1:00 pm Posted by

Losing a parent is tough, we’re here to listen It’s a day to celebrate the roles that fathers play in our lives, but if your dad is no longer with you Father’s Day can be a painful reminder of your loss. Bereavement Support If you have lost your dad, recently or years ago, it can still be painful remember with...

Supporting those bereaved by covid-19

June 18, 2020 12:28 pm Posted by

Bereavement Support | Supporting those bereaved by covid-19 We are proud to be working with Families First to support the emotional health and wellbeing of adults, children and young people in our community who have lost a family member to covid-19 through bereavement support. Our counsellors will be on hand to provide practical support and provide emotional reassurance to help...

A time to remember…

November 1, 2019 1:37 pm Posted by

For those looking to remember loved ones, join the St Albans Cavendish Choir for Faure’s Requiem for All Souls.   This is a special requiem service for All Souls sung by the Cavendish Choir. All are welcome. Where: St Albans Cathedral , Sumpter Yard , St Albans , AL1 1BY Start: 2nd November, 2019 at 4:00pm End: 2nd November, 2019 at 5:30pm It is never too late to seek support...

Art of Grieving Exhibition

September 9, 2019 12:36 pm Posted by

Thought provoking, emotional, enriching…. Just some of the words used by Mireille Hayden to describe the Art of Grieving Exhibition. The co-ordinator, Kate Ray, transformed the Kingsbury Barn into an ambient display of creative artwork and expressions to depict bereavement and loss. The exhibition featured a variety of art forms including paintings, photographs, words, sculptures, ceremanics, mosaics, collages, handicraft, embroidery and...

Joyful June | Action for Happiness Calendar

June 10, 2019 11:01 am Posted by

As we reach the midway point of 2019, we share Action for Happiness calendar for a joyful June. Their Joyful June Action Calendar has daily suggestions for positive actions to do throughout June 2019 to help us experience more positive emotions and enjoyment in life. Action for Happiness helps us to appreciate the little things and get more joy from life, whether it’s in the...