Categories for Robert Cuming

Think of Volunteers as valued experts

April 3, 2018 10:46 am Posted by

Never under-estimate the expertise of your volunteers’ contribution, a charity leader has advised at the start of World Health Day. The CEO of The Counselling Foundation, Robert Cuming, says charities often think of their volunteers as helpful or even essential, but still but under-estimate their expertise and worth. “You can only see their true value if you step back and...

The Counselling Foundation is a finalist in Bedfordshire Business Awards 2016!

October 25, 2016 10:08 am Posted by

The Counselling Foundation is proud to announce it has been shortlisted for the Jane Beard Heart of the Community Category in Bedfordshire Business Awards 2016. The awards – launched by Bedfordshire on Sunday and sponsored by Barclays – recognise the hardworking local businesses achieving success in our community. From almost 200 entries, category judges have whittled the entrants down to...

The Counselling Foundation wins NHS contract for counselling in Luton

April 18, 2016 1:58 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation in partnership with Relate Bedfordshire and Luton have announced that they have been successful in their bid as the preferred provider to work with East London Foundation Trust (ELFT) to deliver 4,000 counselling sessions for people living in Luton each year. The Counselling Foundation, a local charity in Luton,  and Relate have been commissioned to provide the...

Best-selling author Rachel Kelly inspires next generation of counsellors at graduation ceremony

November 30, 2015 1:22 pm Posted by

Rachel Kelly, former Times journalist and author of a Sunday Times best-seller book endorsed by Ruby Wax, “Black Rainbow” and new release “Walking on Sunshine: 52 Small Steps to Happiness” was the guest speaker at the 2015 graduation for trainees studying to become counsellors at Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire charity, The Counselling Foundation.   The mental health campaigner spoke of her...

Press Clipping – Celebrating 40 Years

November 21, 2014 11:33 am Posted by

The St Albans and Harpenden Advertiser, published 20th November 2014. The Counselling Foundation celebrates it’s 40th anniversary of providing low cost counselling to Herts and Beds with a live music event in St Albans   To find out more information about our low cost counselling service, please click here.

Nick Clegg’s 5 Year Plan for Mental Health

October 10, 2014 1:34 pm Posted by

Press Release – 10th October 2014 This week, a 5-year plan was announced by the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg which sets out new commitments to bring mental health services in line with the rest of the NHS. For the first time, maximum waiting times will be introduced for mental health by 2020. Nick Clegg outlined that those requiring talking...