Categories for mental health

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...

Local counselling charity shares the gift of talking therapy at St Albans Christmas Lights Switch on

November 28, 2017 1:24 pm Posted by

Local counselling charity shares the gift of talking therapy at St Albans Christmas Lights Switch on Local counselling charity, The Counselling Foundation were delighted to be at the St Albans Christmas market launch, alongside many other stalls which marks the official start of the Christmas shopping season. The charity were on hand to share tips on how to look after...

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...

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...

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...

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...