Categories for support mental health

#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...

Blue Monday 2021

January 18, 2021 2:03 pm Posted by

Today is what many of us recognise as ‘Blue Monday’. The Counselling Foundation understands depression and anxiety does not care what day or month it is and that our mental health can be affected at any time of the year. This year is exceptionally difficult, we’re missing vital human contact through not being able to see and hug our family...

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...

World Mental Health Day 2020

September 25, 2020 9:32 am Posted by

The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on 10 October every year. This year’s theme set by the World Federation for Mental Health is ‘mental health for all’. It’s been a difficult year for us all The Foundation is all too aware of the impact the months of lockdown has had on our mental health.  Prioritising our mental health has never been...

Thank you to Waitrose Hitchin Green Tokens Scheme

September 3, 2020 2:53 pm Posted by

A huge thank you to Waitrose Hitchin Green Tokens Scheme. Many thanks to our amazing Stevenage centre counsellors Lorraine and Maggie for dodging the rain showers to collect this cheque. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation Waitrose customers have been unable to vote using the green tokens in store, instead each of the three charities chosen for the month of...

Broxbourne Counselling | Tesco Bags of Help Donation

June 2, 2020 11:26 am Posted by

Bags of Help – The Counselling Foundation – Counselling Support for those living in Broxbourne A huge thank you to Tesco and all those who shop in the Broxbourne branch. The recent blue chip collection through the bags of help scheme had been started in stores, however this could not go ahead due to the risks of spreading Covid-19. However...

Mindful March | Action Calendar

March 2, 2020 11:22 am Posted by

Action for Happiness share their Mindful March calendar, full of  inspirational ways for us to us to take stock and be more mindful during March. helping us to be more mindful and live in the present moment!  Monday 2nd March is to “Get outside and notice five things that are beautiful!”

Time to Talk Day 2020 | 6 February

January 28, 2020 12:35 pm Posted by

Everyone’s talking about mental health… we’re listening We’re to marking Time to Talk Day on 6 February, an initiative from Time to Change aiming to influence the way we all think and act about mental health and get positive conversations started. The Foundation is proud to have made a real contribution towards changing the way people think and act about...

Remembrance and Thanksgiving Service | Sunday 19 May

May 20, 2019 11:58 am Posted by

Remembrance and Thanksgiving Service | Sunday 19 May As part of this years Dying Matters Awareness Week 13 – 19 May, The Counselling Foundation were honored to provide one of the readings at the Remembrance and Thanksgiving Service held at the St Albans Cathedral on Sunday 19 May. May marks the first anniversary of the Foundation taking on the Bereavement...