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Valentines Day | Practice some Self Love

February 14, 2020 10:35 am Posted by

Give yourself some ‘self-love’ this Valentines Day. Self-love is important to living well.  However, practicing self-love can be challenging and doesn’t come naturally for many of us.  By practicing self-love we will attract people and circumstances that support and have a positive influence on our well-being and our levels of resilience. Take a deep breath and start practicing some self...

Mandy’s Marathon Blog | Week 4

February 3, 2020 2:35 pm Posted by

Feeling inspired by our Marathon runner Mandy?  Any physical activity can improve your wellbeing, including running. I’m running to raise funds to help more people share what’s worrying them with a trained counsellor.  One in four people suffer from a range of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, bereavement or life changing events. The Foundation offer subsidised counselling that can...

The Big Co-op Payout | Broxbourne

November 20, 2019 2:28 pm Posted by

We are celebrating the Big Co-0p Payout today Wednesday 20 November, which has raised £17m for local causes. Our Broxbourne centre is set to receive an amazing payout of £3,716.42 thanks to Co-op shoppers. Every pound received will go directly to helping someone benefit from long term subsidised weekly counselling sessions helps people through a range of mental health issues including...

The Counselling Foundation 2019 Graduation

November 18, 2019 2:34 pm Posted by

Mental health charity marks record year of trainee counsellors graduating with former Guardian columnist’s irreverent unpacking of their role in saving his sanity. Suicide is the most common cause of death for men aged 20-49 in the UK and they are three times more likely to take their own lives than women. Facing life changing events ‘alone’ and being told...

Do you ever feel like an Imposter?

October 28, 2019 2:10 pm Posted by

We’re starting to hear the phrase ‘Imposter Syndrome’ more and more in today’s society despite being a term that was first used by psychologists Suzanna Imes and Pauline Rose Clance in the 1970s. Imposter syndrome is defined as a psychological term referring to a pattern of behavior where both men and women doubt their accomplishments and have a recurring,  internalised...

World Mental Health Day 2019 | 10 October

September 23, 2019 9:41 am Posted by

We’re getting ready to mark World Mental Health Day.  The day is an opportunity for all of us to raise awareness of mental health issues. The theme of this year’s event set by the World Federation for Mental Health is suicide and suicide prevention.  Suicide statistics across the UK continue to rise, we hope to encourage more people to access counselling as early intervention could prevent...

Art of Grieving Exhibition

September 9, 2019 12:36 pm Posted by

Thought provoking, emotional, enriching…. Just some of the words used by Mireille Hayden to describe the Art of Grieving Exhibition. The co-ordinator, Kate Ray, transformed the Kingsbury Barn into an ambient display of creative artwork and expressions to depict bereavement and loss. The exhibition featured a variety of art forms including paintings, photographs, words, sculptures, ceremanics, mosaics, collages, handicraft, embroidery and...

Finalist Award 2019 | Service to the Community

September 5, 2019 11:39 am Posted by

We’re proud  of our new ‘finalist’ certificate in the Service to the Community category in the Herts Advertiser Community Awards 2019. Although we didn’t win our category, being a finalist helps us raise awareness of the valuable work we deliver in supporting our community to benefit from our counselling services. Our subsidised counselling provides essential life-saving and life-enhancing support to help...

Finalist | Service to the Community: Herts Advertiser Community Awards

August 15, 2019 12:27 pm Posted by

Finalist | Service to the Community: Herts Advertiser Community Awards We’re proud to be a finalist in the Service to the Community category in the Herts Advertiser Community Awards 2019. Being a finalist helps us raise awareness of the valuable work we deliver in supporting our community to benefit from counselling. The Counselling Foundations’ charitable counselling provides essential life-saving and life-enhancing...