Categories for long term counselling

Vote for the Foundation with green tokens in Waitrose Harpenden

January 30, 2020 11:52 am Posted by

Look out for our green token collection box in Harpenden Waitrose | helping those living in Luton to access funded counselling  Customers can now get involved and use their green tokens to vote and support our mission to ensure long term counselling is available to those living in Luton who are experiencing anxiety, depression or grief.  The funds raised will...

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...

Men’s Health Week | 10 – 16 June 2019

June 13, 2019 12:08 pm Posted by

Mens Health Week | 10 – 16 June 2019 This week is Men’s Health Week 2019. The week aims to raise awareness of all things related to men’s health including male mental health. We encourage the men in our lives look out for themselves, both physically and mentally.  Empowering men that it’s ok to ‘man up and speak up’, whether...

Community Matters | John Lewis

April 29, 2019 11:07 am Posted by

Community Matters | John Lewis | Watford Support the Foundation when you shop in John Lewis. The Foundation are delighted to have been selected by partners at John Lewis Watford as one of their Community Matters cause for the next quarter from 1 May to 31 July 2019. Customers can now get involved and use their green tokens to vote and...

Reasons to disconnect from social media

July 20, 2018 12:26 pm Posted by

Reasons to disconnect from social media Matt Haig, has a new book out, Notes on a Nervous Planet.  Author of novels and nonfiction books for children and adults, including The Humans and How To Stop Time,  Reasons to Stay Alive, one of the main themes in the author’s new book is how to stay sane in our fast-moving, anxiety-inducing world and why we need to...

Father’s Day – Not always a Celebration

June 12, 2018 10:24 am Posted by

Father’s Day – Not always a Celebration This Sunday 17 June some of us will be celebrating Father’s Day. For some of us the day can be a painful reminder of loss or estrangement of a family member who is no longer around and part of our lives. When Carolyn Puttnam lost her father, she struggled to find a book...

Exploring the psychology behind social media

June 5, 2018 2:08 pm Posted by

It was a pleasure to welcome Dr Aaron Balick to The Counselling Foundation on 1 June where he delivered his fascinating one day workshop, Dealing with Digital, exploring the psychology behind our use of social media. The workshop enables our students to think about both their own and a client’s use of digital media to better makes sense of it...

The Countess of Verulam Launches Counsellor Training Centre and Mental Health Forum on Time to Talk Day

February 21, 2017 11:25 am Posted by

Local mental health charity The Counselling Foundation was joined by their Patron HM Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, Lady Verulam on Time to Talk Day (2 Feb) for the relaunch of their newly refurbished counsellor training centre on Lower Dagnall Street, St Albans. Mimie Hollist, Training Manager at the Foundation said “we have seen a significant increase for those needing someone...