Categories for mental health

Thanks to HCF for a generous grant

January 14, 2021 1:23 pm Posted by

Thanks to a generous grant from the Hertfordshire Community Fund (HCF) we are able to make a difference to those in our communites, by offering low cost counselling that ensures we can help people on benefits or very low incomes. This funding enables us to provide counselling to clients in Hertfordshire at even lower fees than our normal heavily subsidised...

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...

Kindness Calendar | December 2020

December 1, 2020 10:32 am Posted by

December’s Action for Happiness them is Do Good in December We thank Action for Happiness for their words of wisdom, daily tips and actions to help us feel happier, do good, get involved and make a difference. 2020 has been a difficult year in so many ways We have suffered with uncertainty, anxiety, isolation and challenges with our financial situation,...

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...

Ask Twice Campaign

November 17, 2020 2:50 pm Posted by

This November, Time to Change launch their ‘Ask Twice’ campaign on 19 November on International Men’s Day, to help tackle the mental health stigma. Now, more than ever, we know everyone’s mental health is under pressure.  This November, by encouraging everyone to work together to tackle mental health sigma and discrimination by getting people to ask not just once, but...

World Kindness Day 2020

November 13, 2020 2:06 pm Posted by

World Kindness Day is celebrated annually on 13th November. Today is World Kindness Day; what will you to do to help promote positive mental health for both yourself and those around you? Helping others with acts of kindness especially during this pandemic is good for our own mental health and wellbeing, helping to reduce stress and improve our emotional wellbeing. What...

Co-op Local Community Fund | Bedford Counselling Centre

November 13, 2020 2:03 pm Posted by

We’re delighted our Bedford Counselling Centre has been selected to take part in the Co-op Local Community Fund. To help us make the most of this funding opportunity, we share a few ways you can help support our charity and boost our funding. How the Fund Works Our cause is one of three causes in our Bedford community where Co-op members...

Trustees Week | 2-6 November

November 3, 2020 2:21 pm Posted by

This week is Trustees Week 2020, an annual event to recognise and celebrate the vital work of our trustees who are all volunteers giving up their time to make important decisions about our charity’s work. It’s an opportunity to highlight the amazing work of trustees, support boards to improve their governance, and encourage new people to consider trusteeship and volunteering...