Categories for bereavement

Loved and Lost: grief in the time of coronavirus – a photo essay

August 28, 2020 1:55 pm Posted by

Take a moment to read the Guardian’s article; Photographer Simon Bray’s project Loved and Lost deals with the loss of loved ones.  Where he asks each participant to find a photograph of themselves with their lost loved one, and they returned to the location to replicate the image.  “Such a moving and relevant article.”  Jo Spilling, Clinical Director The project aims...

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...

Art of Grieving Exhibition | September 2019

August 9, 2019 9:01 am Posted by

Art of Grieving Exhibition 2019 Discover how art and creativity can help in the grieving process with ‘The Art of Grieving’ exhibition. The Foundation are proud to support this event where you can learn more about of creative expressions of bereavement and loss. The exhibition feature a variety of art forms including paintings, photographs, words, sculptures, ceremanics, mosaics, collages, handicraft,...

Nadiya Hussain | Anxiety & Me

June 20, 2019 10:31 am Posted by

Following the recent awareness campaigns including Mental Health Awareness Week, Mens Health Week and Loneliness Week, we take a moment to reflect on the one off BBC documentary, Anxiety and Me. The film features Great British Bake Off winner 2015, Nadiya Hussain as she shares her everyday struggles with anxiety and explores the causes and the effective treatments to manage her...

Men’s Health Week | 10 – 16 June 2019

June 13, 2019 12:08 pm Posted by

Mens Health Week | 10 – 16 June 2019 This week is Men’s Health Week 2019. The week aims to raise awareness of all things related to men’s health including male mental health. We encourage the men in our lives look out for themselves, both physically and mentally.  Empowering men that it’s ok to ‘man up and speak up’, whether...