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The Countess of Verulam Launches Counsellor Training Centre and Mental Health Forum on Time to Talk Day

February 21, 2017 11:25 am Posted by

Local mental health charity The Counselling Foundation was joined by their Patron HM Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, Lady Verulam on Time to Talk Day (2 Feb) for the relaunch of their newly refurbished counsellor training centre on Lower Dagnall Street, St Albans. Mimie Hollist, Training Manager at the Foundation said “we have seen a significant increase for those needing someone...

Free confidence-boosting course launched for St Albans residents

December 6, 2016 10:29 am Posted by

The Counselling Foundation, with the support of St Albans City and District Council, is offering a free seven-week course to help you build your self-confidence.  You can learn ways to express yourself confidently, boost self-esteem and open doors to the worlds of work, volunteering or community activities.  Foundation course leader Jenny Manfrinati explains that a lack of confidence is often...

New FREE ‘Build Your Confidence’ course in Stevenage 2017

November 29, 2016 10:58 am Posted by

A free course to help people build their confidence is being offered in Stevenage again after the resounding success of the first of two pilot courses. The Counselling Foundation, with the generous support of the Stevenage Community Trust, ran the first eight-week course in September to help anyone in the community who felt that a lack of confidence was holding...

The Counselling Foundation is a finalist in Bedfordshire Business Awards 2016!

October 25, 2016 10:08 am Posted by

The Counselling Foundation is proud to announce it has been shortlisted for the Jane Beard Heart of the Community Category in Bedfordshire Business Awards 2016. The awards – launched by Bedfordshire on Sunday and sponsored by Barclays – recognise the hardworking local businesses achieving success in our community. From almost 200 entries, category judges have whittled the entrants down to...

What makes St Albans happy on World Mental Health Day?

October 18, 2016 10:31 am Posted by

Monday 10th October was World Mental Health Day and to celebrate local charity The Counselling Foundation put up their stand in St Peter’s street to ask what makes the residents of St Albans happy and gave out free hot drinks and biscuits on the cold but sunny day. Whilst doing this the charity were raising the awareness of the importance...