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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...

St Albans District Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017| Community Champion Finalist

June 22, 2017 1:46 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation are honoured to be one of five finalists in the St Albans District Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017 in the Community Champion category. They will attend a gala dinner at Club Batchwood on 28th September 2017 and will celebrate with over 200 people from the local business community who are all to take part in the 9th St...

Mental health charity launch their Employee Support Service at St Albans District Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Meeting

May 19, 2017 11:10 am Posted by

The Counselling Foundation promoted the benefits of wellbeing in the workplace with their Employee Support Service at St Albans Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast during Mental Health Awareness Week 2017. CEO Robert was one of the speakers along with St Albans Mental Health Champion and Hertfordshire Councillor Anthony Rowlands. Stress is the leading cause of employee absence in the UK...

Counselling charity host mental health forum to improve wellbeing

May 19, 2017 10:52 am Posted 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...

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...