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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

May 7, 2021 10:55 am Posted by

Nature is the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 Nature has a unique ability to not only bring consolation in times of stress, but also increase our creativity, empathy and a sense of wonder. During long months of the pandemic, millions of us turned to nature. According to Mental Health Foundation, research on the mental health impacts of the...

Charity Awarded National Lottery Funding

March 9, 2021 1:06 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation is very excited to announce that our work has been recognised by National Lottery Funding and we have received a significant grant to support our services. We’re able to offer a counselling lifeline to even more people in our community thanks to £10,000 of National Lottery Funding.  Our charity believes everyone should have access to counselling and...

#NETCharityChamps Campaign

March 2, 2021 1:09 pm Posted by

We’re proud to be part of the #NETCharityChamps campaign and celebrate as one of many charities who have adapted and responded to the new needs of our communities with creativity and compassion, helping to reduce isolation, and support vital mental wellbeing services. Our counselling and bereavement service features as one of the charities that is transforming NET Coronavirus Appeal donations...

Supporting communities with part funded counselling

February 26, 2021 11:40 am Posted by

We believe everyone should have access to counselling and that cost should not be a barrier to seeking talking therapy.  We offer a lifeline of support through low cost counselling to help people in our community during these uncertain times. Anxious, stressed, lonely, depressed, bereaved… We have all been impacted by covid-19 one way or another.  Whether we are struggling...

Movember 2020

November 3, 2020 2:13 pm Posted by

The Movember Foundation is a charity tackling men’s health globally all year round. We support the campaign as we encourage our dads, partners, brothers and friends to talk about their mental health struggles. Our thanks to Ciaran Bradley for allowing us to share his recent article “Depression in Men | Do you feel like you can speak out when you’re...

A counselling lifeline for people who’ve been affected by the pandemic

July 9, 2020 12:05 pm Posted by

Many people in our community will be facing difficult times trying to deal with bereavement, trauma, health issues, financial stress and relationship breakdowns due to COVID-19. The Counselling Foundation is proud to have been awarded a fund by Herts Community Foundation (HCF) to provide counselling sessions to residents across Hertfordshire whose lives have been adversely impacted by the pandemic. The...

Art of Grieving Exhibition

September 9, 2019 12:36 pm Posted by

Thought provoking, emotional, enriching…. Just some of the words used by Mireille Hayden to describe the Art of Grieving Exhibition. The co-ordinator, Kate Ray, transformed the Kingsbury Barn into an ambient display of creative artwork and expressions to depict bereavement and loss. The exhibition featured a variety of art forms including paintings, photographs, words, sculptures, ceremanics, mosaics, collages, handicraft, embroidery and...

Nadiya Hussain | Anxiety & Me

June 20, 2019 10:31 am Posted by

Following the recent awareness campaigns including Mental Health Awareness Week, Mens Health Week and Loneliness Week, we take a moment to reflect on the one off BBC documentary, Anxiety and Me. The film features Great British Bake Off winner 2015, Nadiya Hussain as she shares her everyday struggles with anxiety and explores the causes and the effective treatments to manage her...