Tag Archive: Charitable counselling

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...

PRESS RELEASE | Boost for women’s counselling across Hertfordshire

January 22, 2019 1:05 pm Posted by

Counselling for women has been boosted in three Hertfordshire locations with a £6,708 grant from the Tampon Tax Community Fund awarded to The Counselling Foundation. The grant will allow women on limited incomes to receive additional support towards their counselling at the charity’s centres in St Albans, Stevenage and Broxbourne. The Foundation’s CEO Robert Cuming welcomed the grant, “it will...

How to cope with exam stress

June 7, 2018 11:48 am Posted by

The exam season is now upon us and since the introduction of GCSEs 30 years ago, they have become a whole lot tougher with old-style assessments replaced with end of year exams which have been designed to be more challenging. With an estimated 20-50% annual increase of university students seeking help for studies-related mental health issues, it’s clear that all...

You can now fundraise for The Counselling Foundation while you shop!

February 16, 2018 11:51 am Posted by

It’s so easy, costs nothing but a small amount of your time.  So next time you’re about to make a purchase, remember to ask yourself have you selected Easy Fundraising? How does easyfundraising work? Easyfundraising works with over 2000 retailers who have agreed to pass a donation to our charity when you shop with them. The donation is usually a percentage of how...

Taking care of our mental health over Christmas

December 12, 2017 3:48 pm Posted by

At the Foundation we recognise the importance of looking after your mental health and well being especially over the festive period and understand that for many of us, it is far from ‘the most wonderful time of the year.’ for many reasons.  Instead it can be filled with anxiety and depression and is often an isolating time for people especially those...

Mental health blogger shares her experience of social anxiety

December 7, 2017 2:18 pm Posted by

Social anxiety is defined as “an overwhelming fear of social situations, with symptoms ranging from a sense of dread about socialising to terrifying panic attacks”. Fiona Thomas is a mental health blogger who writes openly about depression and her social anxiety experiences. In her Metro article she describes how it can feel so impossible to overcome that sufferers become very...