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Press Clipping | Well done for backing contract

September 20, 2018 10:31 am Posted by

  “I would like to commend the Herts Advertiser for signing up to the new contract on sensitive reporting of suicide stories (13 September, 2018) Avoiding sensationalist reporting, keeping the emphasis on the impact on others and giving people the right information can only help in the prevention of suicide. This will also help break a cycle where the bereaved,...

Press Release | Pam Firth Community Finalist

August 10, 2018 10:48 am Posted by

Local charity, The Counselling Foundation’s longest serving member of staff, Pam Firth, has been selected as a finalist in two of this year’s 2018 Herts Advertiser Community Awards finalists. Pam, who has worked at the Foundation for 20 years, is a finalist for Lifetime Achievement and Service to the Community at the awards to be announced in St Albans next...

Celebrating 20 years at the Foundation

August 10, 2018 9:56 am Posted by

Celebrating 20 years at the Foundation Pam Firth has been a lively, loved and devoted member of The Counselling Foundation’s training team in St Albans for over 20 years. Pam’s main role is as Programme Tutor, in charge of all students and tutors for the first year of professional counsellor training at the Foundation. She also teaches some classes, bringing...

Rotarian Visit

July 20, 2018 1:26 pm Posted by

It was a pleasure to welcome Trevor Miles, Verulam Rotarian Chair of Community Services committee and Graham Dean, in charge of Fellowship, to the Foundation’s St Albans offices. A great opportunity to show Trevor and Graham around our St Albans Counselling and Counselling Training centre, to meet our teams and learn about our low-cost counselling services and how we support over...

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...

Our Business Development Manager gets on her bike!

May 11, 2018 12:40 pm Posted by

Support our Business Development Manager, Ruth Hutchinson as she gets on her bike this Sunday to join the SACCR to represent our charity to cycle 10 miles!       Look out for staff members Judy Mallinson and Sonja Hutchinson helping out on the “1000” register table! Passionate about promoting positive mental health, The Counselling Foundation is a leading charity that...

Charity steps in to support the bereaved

March 20, 2018 6:39 pm Posted by

Following the announcement that local charity Bereavement Matters (SABN) is closing, another charity has stepped in to support its clients. The Counselling Foundation, based in St Albans, has opted to establish a specialist adult and children’s bereavement service to ensure the vital services are maintained in the community. The Foundation’s CEO Robert Cuming, said his charity was looking forward to...

Inspiring Women who changed psychology

March 12, 2018 3:18 pm Posted by

Inspiring Women who changed psychology Following International Women’s Day on 8 March, we take a closer look at 10 influential and pioneering women in psychology and celebrate their impact on their contribution to psychology. For many studying psychology you may be forgiven for thinking all early psychologists were men, as the valid contributions from female psychologists are often overlooked in text...

Local counselling charity shares the gift of talking therapy at St Albans Christmas Lights Switch on

November 28, 2017 1:24 pm Posted by

Local counselling charity shares the gift of talking therapy at St Albans Christmas Lights Switch on Local counselling charity, The Counselling Foundation were delighted to be at the St Albans Christmas market launch, alongside many other stalls which marks the official start of the Christmas shopping season. The charity were on hand to share tips on how to look after...