Categories for charitable counselling

Action for Happiness | Active April!

April 13, 2021 12:24 pm Posted by

Keeping active is a great way to boost our mental wellbeing This month we share Action for Happiness Active April calendar, encouraging everyone to get moving and get outdoors as much as possible. Whatever your circumstances or physical limitations, you can find your own ways to be a bit more active. There are 30 everyday simple things we can all...

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...

#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...

Supporting communities with part funded counselling

February 26, 2021 11:40 am Posted by

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

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...