Categories for support mental health

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...

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 | Raising Awareness of Suicide Prevention across Hertfordshire

August 17, 2018 12:01 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation are partnering with Spot the Signs and Save a Life, the Hertfordshire suicide prevention campaign whose vision is to make Hertfordshire a county where no one ever gets to a point where they feel suicide is their only option.  Hosting an event in St Albans town centre on Wednesday 5 September between 11.30am – 2.30pm  the teams...

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...