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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...

Local dad runs Half Marathon to raise funds for Bedford counselling centre

July 11, 2017 12:59 pm Posted by

Dad of one, Gareth Draper is set to run in the first Bedford Half Marathon on 2 September to raise funds for the Counselling Foundation’s affordable counselling service. Gareth who is about to be a father for the second time is backing The Counselling Foundation’s Bedford Centre which at present is helping about 50 people deal with their mental health issues ranging from anxiety, depression,...

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...

SME Hertfordshire Business Awards Finalist 2017

June 16, 2017 1:15 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation are delighted to share more award news and announce that they have also been successful in reaching the finals of the SME Hertfordshire Business Awards in the ‘Not for Profit Business of the Year’ category. They will celebrate and meet other finalists at an awards evening which takes place on 26th July at the Watford Colosseum.  

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.      

Psychodynamic Counsellor Training Centre is awarded 5 year BACP Re-accreditation

May 25, 2017 12:02 pm Posted by

Hertfordshire based The Counselling Foundation, leading provider of professional counselling training courses, and charitable counselling has recently been awarded the BACP’s prestigious five year re-accreditation for it’s Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses in psychodynamic counselling. Established in 1974, the Foundation has been delivering part time counsellor training courses, including it’s full five year programme for those wanting to become a...

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...