Categories for counsellor training

Marking #MHAW18 at the Luton Mall

May 22, 2018 8:53 am Posted by

The Foundation had busy week marking #MHAW18, culminating with our stand at the Luton Mall on 18 May. We enjoyed a rewarding few hours, talking to the communities of Luton.  It was encouraging to see many people from different cultures interested in pursuing counselling as a career. Pam Firth (Programme Tutor), Helen Thomas (Luton Hub Manager) and Angela Pask (Marketing)...

Flying start to Mental Health Awareness Week #MHAW18

May 14, 2018 10:54 am Posted by

It’s a flying start to #MHAW18 Mental Health Awareness Week. What a great way to start the week as we celebrate the cycling achievements and helpers at the SACCR over the weekend.   Our Business Development Manager, Ruth Hutchinson raised a fantastic £604 including gift aid, for her 10 mile cycle. Team Foundation helpers on the day including our Grants Manager,...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 | #MHAW18

April 24, 2018 10:14 am Posted by

Join us at The Luton Mall | Friday 18 May 2018 | 10am – 3pm Mental Health Awareness Week takes place between 14-20 May 2018 and the theme this year is stress. The causes of stress are different for all of us, but the most common is work-related.  This is an opportunity for the Foundation to share how we can help organisations...

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...

Our Bedford Centre is moving to new premises

March 27, 2018 12:45 pm Posted by

We have re-located our Bedford counselling and counselling training centre to a new address: Thursday 29 March will be the last day for the Foundation in Bates House, 12 Foster Hill Road. Our quality counselling and counselling training services will resume on Thursday 12th April from our new address located on the 2nd floor within the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), 7A St...

Mental health and wellbeing tips from Happiful Magazine

March 15, 2018 11:23 am Posted by

We’ve been enjoying reading Happiful Magazine.  A magazine with an on-line presence providing a wealth of mental health positivity and wellbeing articles that you can read anytime. Happiful are on a mission to create a healthier, happier, more sustainable society. Their aim is to provide informative, inspiring and topical stories about mental health and wellbeing to break the stigma of...

Inspiring Women who changed psychology

March 12, 2018 3:18 pm Posted by

Inspiring Women who changed psychology Following International Women’s Day on 8 March, we take a closer look at 10 influential and pioneering women in psychology and celebrate their impact on their contribution to psychology. For many studying psychology you may be forgiven for thinking all early psychologists were men, as the valid contributions from female psychologists are often overlooked in text...

Join Us | Time to Talk Event 2018 | 10am – 3pm at The Luton Mall

January 22, 2018 10:24 am Posted by

Thursday 1 February 2018 |  10am – 3pm   Staff, trainees and counsellors from The Counselling Foundation will all be getting involved in #TimetoTalk on 1 February 2018. Celebrating it’s 10th year, the national campaign run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness has been continuously helping to improve the attitudes and behaviours of millions towards mental health.  The aim is to get as many people...

New Year’s resolution ideas to enjoy 2018

January 5, 2018 1:47 pm Posted by

We share the many everyday achievable and free New Year’s resolution ideas to help you celebrate and enjoy 2018 from the Mirror Newspaper and The Independent.  Psychologists have found we’re more likely to succeed if we break our resolution into smaller goals.  There are plenty of  ideas for everyone, many of which will help to promote positive mental health in the process. ...