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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...

Time to Talk Day 2021 | Start your mental health conversation

January 12, 2021 10:36 am Posted by

We are proud to support the Time to Change initiative, Time to Talk Day 2021, celebrated this year on 4 February, a chance to get the national talking about mental health. We understand all too well the importance of starting small conversations about mental health and the powerful difference they can make. Getting people talking is something we have been...

Small ways to achieve a happier January

January 8, 2021 12:09 pm Posted by

How can we start this new year happier? We know each month we can always rely on Action for Happiness to give us ideas and inspire us to with their daily tips to keep us mentally healthy and focused on what we can control.  January is no exception, as we enter into a new year amid more restrictions and uncertain...

Donation | Community Matters Waitrose Watford

December 7, 2020 10:49 am Posted by

We we would like to thank all the shoppers who supported the Foundation when they shopped in the little Waitrose located on the top floor in John Lewis. Through voting with green tokens, our charity has received a cheque of £1,000!  Every pound of this donation will be carefully allocated to help top up weekly counselling sessions for those facing...

Thank You Waitrose Bedford

November 24, 2020 2:12 pm Posted by

Waitrose Community Matters Scheme | Counselling Support for those living Bedford A huge thank you to Waitrose Bedford Green Tokens Scheme. Our Bedford Centre, Clinical Manager, Fiona Di Leo was on hand to receive the cheque on behalf of The Counselling Foundation. The funds will enable us to top the cost of counselling for those living in the Bedford area...

Exploring Counselling as a career for men

June 25, 2020 9:05 am Posted by

The Foundation not only encouraging men to come forward and share their worries by talking, but also to consider a rewarding career as a counsellor. By encouraging our dads, sons, brothers, uncles, friends to open up and talk, we aim to address the pressures of masculine expectations across our different cultures.  Mental health doesn’t discriminate and through education and working...

Volunteers Week 2020

June 2, 2020 9:47 am Posted by

This week the Foundation celebrate and thank the work of its volunteers who all come together to break down the stigma of ill mental health and help people with a range of issues including anxiety, depression and loss. These include our primary volunteers, our students in counselling training, who accumulate many hours of closely supervised clinical experience to progress through...

MHAW2020 | Kindness

May 18, 2020 9:21 am Posted by

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 18-24 May 2020. The theme this year is “Kindness” it’s an opportunity to celebrate the many thousands of acts of kindness that have been central to the quality of our mental health.  This never more so than during the lockdown and social distancing measures as we...

VE Day 75 Years celebration

May 11, 2020 9:18 am Posted by

However you choose to mark the VE Day 75 Years celebrations in lockdown, it’s a time to celebrate and remember that we can come through tough times together and stronger. It will be a time to reflect and remind us all how we have overcome tough times in the past and how together we are stronger as we experience the...