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Head of Training, Geri Russo features in The Guardian

April 17, 2015 1:02 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation’s Head of Training Geri Russo, along with 400 psychotherapists, counsellors and academics has signed an Open Letter on emotional well-being and mental health, which has now been published in The Guardian. The group condemn government plans and call on Labour and other parties to denounce anti-therapeutic practices saying that “austerity and a maligned benefits regime are profoundly damaging mental health.” Read the...

Mental health publicity boosts numbers of trainee counsellors

February 13, 2015 4:07 pm Posted by

Thursday 5th February was Time to Talk Day, where thousands of people across the country broke the silence and openly and positively discussed mental health. With the top spot trending position on twitter, the day acts a reminder of the power of conversation and the importance of challenging the stigma quo. One on four of us will experience some form...

Former NHS Foundation Trust CEO celebrates Foundation graduation

December 1, 2014 4:03 pm Posted by

Press Release – 1st December 2014 Lisa Rodrigues CBE former CEO of the NHS Partnership Foundation Trust in Sussex and fervent mental health campaigner, was the key note speaker at a graduation event held for trainees of Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire based charity, The Counselling Foundation. Lisa, who as well as working with people who have benefitted from counselling and mental...