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Think of Volunteers as valued experts

April 3, 2018 10:46 am Posted by

Never under-estimate the expertise of your volunteers’ contribution, a charity leader has advised at the start of World Health Day. The CEO of The Counselling Foundation, Robert Cuming, says charities often think of their volunteers as helpful or even essential, but still but under-estimate their expertise and worth. “You can only see their true value if you step back and...

Look out for our green token collection box in St Albans & Harpenden Waitrose next month!

February 16, 2018 11:29 am Posted by

Waitrose Harpenden & St Albans Community Matters | Green Token Appeal At the Foundation we are always looking at new initiatives and opportunities to support and help us fundraise in our communities, to help those on low incomes access our counselling services. We will be one of the three Waitrose Community Matters charities in both the St Albans and Harpenden...

Mental health blogger shares her experience of social anxiety

December 7, 2017 2:18 pm Posted by

Social anxiety is defined as “an overwhelming fear of social situations, with symptoms ranging from a sense of dread about socialising to terrifying panic attacks”. Fiona Thomas is a mental health blogger who writes openly about depression and her social anxiety experiences. In her Metro article she describes how it can feel so impossible to overcome that sufferers become very...

Local counselling charity shares the gift of talking therapy at St Albans Christmas Lights Switch on

November 28, 2017 1:24 pm Posted by

Local counselling charity shares the gift of talking therapy at St Albans Christmas Lights Switch on Local counselling charity, The Counselling Foundation were delighted to be at the St Albans Christmas market launch, alongside many other stalls which marks the official start of the Christmas shopping season. The charity were on hand to share tips on how to look after...

St Albans District Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017| Community Champion Finalist

June 22, 2017 1:46 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation are honoured to be one of five finalists in the St Albans District Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017 in the Community Champion category. They will attend a gala dinner at Club Batchwood on 28th September 2017 and will celebrate with over 200 people from the local business community who are all to take part in the 9th St...