Categories for charitable counselling

The Countess of Verulam Launches Counsellor Training Centre and Mental Health Forum on Time to Talk Day

February 21, 2017 11:25 am Posted by

Local mental health charity The Counselling Foundation was joined by their Patron HM Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, Lady Verulam on Time to Talk Day (2 Feb) for the relaunch of their newly refurbished counsellor training centre on Lower Dagnall Street, St Albans. Mimie Hollist, Training Manager at the Foundation said “we have seen a significant increase for those needing someone...

What makes St Albans happy on World Mental Health Day?

October 18, 2016 10:31 am Posted by

Monday 10th October was World Mental Health Day and to celebrate local charity The Counselling Foundation put up their stand in St Peter’s street to ask what makes the residents of St Albans happy and gave out free hot drinks and biscuits on the cold but sunny day. Whilst doing this the charity were raising the awareness of the importance...

Press Clipping – Challenging the stigma around mental health at the Bedford River Festival

July 26, 2016 11:37 am Posted by

The Bedfordshire on Sunday, published 23 July 2016     A BEDFORD based charity attended their first ever Bedford River Festival last weekend to talk to the visitors about pressing mental health issues and their charitable counselling and counsellor training services. The festival which attracted thousands of people provided a perfect opportunity for the The Counselling Foundation to talk directly...

Small Charities Week 13th – 18th June 2016

June 13, 2016 2:39 pm Posted by

Today marks the start of Small Charities Week 2016, we’re celebrating here at The Counselling Foundation. We are proud to be a small charity supporting our communities offering low cost counselling across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. Our affordable counselling offers a place to talk where we make an important difference to the mental health and wellbeing of those who need support. ...

Pam Firth, Programme Tutor; Why Freud’s contribution & psychoanalysis remains a major influence on our understanding of the grieving process

May 3, 2016 12:02 pm Posted by

To coincide with the anniversary of Sigmund Freud’s birthday (6th May 1856) we celebrate with an awareness week where we share the benefits of studying psychodynamically, why The Counselling Foundation endorses this approach to therapy, and the differences compared to other therapies. Pam Firth our Foundation Certificate Programme Tutor shares Freud’s contribution in our understanding the bereavement process:   Freud’s paper...

St Albans Mayor relaunches counselling centre on Time to Talk Day

February 8, 2016 3:04 pm Posted by

Thursday 4th February was the annual #TimeToTalk day, where the aim is to get as many people as possible across England discussing mental health, which affects one in four people every year. The Counselling Foundation, a charity which provides low cost counselling across centres in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, got the city talking as The Right Worshipful the Mayor of St...

The Counselling Foundation announces Julian Gell as successor to Trustee’s Chair

November 30, 2015 2:40 pm Posted by

Following the retirement of Charles Watchman as the board of trustee’s Chair, The Counselling Foundation is pleased to announce that Julian Gell has been elected as his successor. Julian has been a trustee at the Foundation for the last three years and has taken an active part in some of the key decisions and projects we have embarked on over...