Counselling charity host mental health forum to improve wellbeing

May 19, 2017 10:52 am Published by


To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 Hertfordshire based charity The Counselling Foundation hosted a forum with their patron and local dignitary The Countess of Verulam for fifty third sector organisations.

The Foundation’s aim was to create an influential collaboration amongst local charities and establish partnerships where mental healthcare plays a particular role for service users to support as many people as possible in the areas they serve.

Becci Murtagh Head of Marketing said ‘We were delighted to see so many not for profit organisations whose service users benefit from a therapeutic service come together for our forum during mental health awareness week to talk about improving wellbeing in Hertfordshire and making a change.’

CEO Robert Cuming said ‘we were really encouraged by the fantastic turnout, this is an exciting opportunity for us to make change happen within our communities and share new initiatives on mental health’.

The forum was welcomed by attendees as a ‘fantastic opportunity to network’ create partnerships and collaborate on projects to reach our diverse communities and improve signposting for better pathways for mental health.

The Counselling Foundation offer affordable counselling in St Albans, Stevenage and Broxbourne as well as professional counsellor training.

For further information on counselling or training please contact the Foundation on 01727 868 585 or visit



The Counselling Foundation:

Becci Murtagh

Head of Marketing

Tel: 01727 582602


The Counselling Foundation is a leading charity providing low cost, quality counselling and counsellor training for the better mental health and educational advancement of our communities.

Founded in 1974, the Foundation has now become one of the largest counselling and training centres outside of London, with five centres in Bedford, Broxbourne, Luton, St Albans and Stevenage, delivering over 30,000 counselling sessions a year including NHS contracts across the counties.

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