Categories for charitable counselling

How to survive January and beat the blues

January 2, 2018 10:58 am Posted by

How can we survive the January blues once the holidays are over and the New Year’s celebrations have finished, the decorations have been packed away and the days are still short, dark and cold.  Many of us will experience feelings of anti-climax after the Christmas festivities – whether it was because you had a great time and now it’s over...

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...

The Broxbourne Lottery supports The Counselling Foundation’s charitable work

November 28, 2017 3:26 pm Posted by

There is a new fun way to support and raise awareness of  The Counselling Foundation and their essential work to ensure those in the community of Broxbourne has access to counselling regardless of their income.  The Counselling Foundation is just one of the charities that will benefit from a new lottery initiative supporting local good causes in Broxbourne.   The weekly...

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 who helped him overcome his 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 struggling with his...

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...

SME Bedfordshire Business Awards Finalist 2017

June 8, 2017 12:32 pm Posted by

We are delighted to announce that The Counselling Foundation have been successful in reaching the finals of the SME Bedfordshire Business Awards in the ‘Not for Profit Business of the Year’ category. We’re looking forward to celebrating with other finalists at an awards evening which takes place next month at the Corn Exchange Bedford on 12th July 2017.      

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...

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...