Tag Archive: counselling

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...

Suicide Prevention – Helping you spot the signs

January 15, 2018 3:10 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation are delighted to support ‘Spot the Signs’ campaign  This is an initiative delivered by Mind in Mid Herts in partnership with Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) and Hertfordshire Mind Network.   A suicide prevention campaign, helping to remove the stigma of talking openly about suicide, providing training courses and signposting to mental health services across Hertfordshire. Their vision...

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...

St Albans fitness coach inspired to run London Marathon 2018 on behalf of The Counselling Foundation

November 16, 2017 2:15 pm Posted by

A local fitness and wellbeing coach has been inspired to run The 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon for a local counselling charity that started him on his journey to overcome anxiety and depression five years ago. Barrie Johnston, who became a personal trainer 10 years ago, discovered The Counselling Foundation charity after researching local counselling services. He recognised he was...

Counselling service marks World Mental Health Day offers tea & talk to promote positive mental health in the workplace

October 12, 2017 11:36 am Posted by

The Counselling Foundation held a Tea and Talk event at the Hatfield Galleria, offering local residents free tea and biscuits to highlight the value of having positive mental health conversations in the workplace. According to the national mental health charity, Mind 1 in 5 people take a day off work recovering from workplace stress. Along with national charity Heads Together, local charity...

Charity promotes positive mental health to mark World Suicide Prevention Day 2017

September 11, 2017 1:39 pm Posted by

To mark World Suicide Prevention Day on Sunday 10 September, local mental health charity, The Counselling Foundation held a ‘sausage sizzle’ event at their local Bunnings DIY store to raise awareness and highlight how the intervention of a conversation can save lives. The statistics for suicide are shocking, more than 800,000 people die by suicide each year, that is one...

Church Strawberry Fayre raises £1,139 for mental health charity

June 27, 2017 1:42 pm Posted by

Christ Church Little Heath, donated the entire proceeds from it’s annual Strawberry Fayre event to local charity, The Counselling Foundation. The donation from the event amounted to an amazing £1,139 which will go towards funding counselling sessions to improve mental health and wellbeing in the Broxbourne area. The Foundation staff would like to express their gratitude to everyone who helped...