Categories for long term counselling

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...

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...

CBT vs Psychotherapy: Freud’s here to stay.

January 7, 2016 1:52 pm Posted by

This month, The Guardian published an article written by Oliver Burkeman titled “Therapy Wars: The Revenge of Freud,” which discusses the effectiveness of CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) compared to psychotherapy and how the latter has made its comeback following results from an in-depth study. Noel Hargrave, Clinical Director at The Counselling Foundation said “As a charity that delivers both short...

Study shows significant evidence for long term counselling for chronic depression

October 26, 2015 1:27 pm Posted by

A landmark research study has been published in the World Psychiatry Journal by the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Mental Health Trust. The study provides significant evidence for the effectiveness of long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy/counselling for NHS patients suffering from chronic depression. The Counselling Foundation specialises in this form of counselling and counsellor training and so this report is very welcomed in...