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The Hertfordshire CAMHS Transformation conference

May 24, 2018 12:20 pm Posted by

On 21 May, the Foundation were just one of the organisations from Hertfordshire inspired by the Hertfordshire CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)  Transformation conference where Jonny Benjamin was guest speaker. The event recognised the important work being done by Children’s Wellbeing Practitioners to transform the lives of young people by supporting children, parents and schools. With the help of...

Marking #MHAW18 at the Luton Mall

May 22, 2018 8:53 am Posted by

The Foundation had busy week marking #MHAW18, culminating with our stand at the Luton Mall on 18 May. We enjoyed a rewarding few hours, talking to the communities of Luton.  It was encouraging to see many people from different cultures interested in pursuing counselling as a career. Pam Firth (Programme Tutor), Helen Thomas (Luton Hub Manager) and Angela Pask (Marketing)...

Five signs to recognise when your employees are stressed

May 14, 2018 3:08 pm Posted by

We all know what it’s like to feel stressed.  However it should be recognised that what is stress to one person is pressure to another.  We all need some form of pressure at work to motivate us. It is when pressure exceeds our normal capacity to cope that stress can begin. Creating work environments where employers and employees feels valued...

Flying start to Mental Health Awareness Week #MHAW18

May 14, 2018 10:54 am Posted by

It’s a flying start to #MHAW18 Mental Health Awareness Week. What a great way to start the week as we celebrate the cycling achievements and helpers at the SACCR over the weekend.   Our Business Development Manager, Ruth Hutchinson raised a fantastic £604 including gift aid, for her 10 mile cycle. Team Foundation helpers on the day including our Grants Manager,...

Stress in the workplace | Webinar with Neyber

May 11, 2018 1:18 pm Posted by

Stress in the workplace: Hear how other organisations are building preventative campaigns & overcoming mental health stigma The Counselling Foundation is delighted to partner with Neyber during Mental Health Awareness Week on the webinar on Thursday 17 May. The FREE Webinar will showcase how other organisations are building campaigns to address mental health in the workplace, including our charity, The...

Our Business Development Manager gets on her bike!

May 11, 2018 12:40 pm Posted by

Support our Business Development Manager, Ruth Hutchinson as she gets on her bike this Sunday to join the SACCR to represent our charity to cycle 10 miles!       Look out for staff members Judy Mallinson and Sonja Hutchinson helping out on the “1000” register table! Passionate about promoting positive mental health, The Counselling Foundation is a leading charity that...

May is National Walking Month

May 10, 2018 12:57 pm Posted by

It’s time to get walking throughout May and beyond, especially during the long summer months.   Walking has a whole host of different health benefits that can motivate you to introduce into your daily routine.  Apart from the obvious benefits of being good for you physically and helping you to lose weight, here are a few more benefits of walking you...

The Kings Fund | 8th Annual Leadership & Management Summit

May 8, 2018 2:34 pm Posted by

We’re attending! The Kings Fund are an independent charity working to improve health and care in England, whose vision is that the best possible care is available to all. In it’s eighth year, the annual leadership and management summit will focus on leading and implementing transformational change of the future of health and social care where Simon Stevens, Chief Executive NHS England will...

Tips for Coping with workplace stress

May 4, 2018 1:08 pm Posted by

To support Mental Health Awareness Week #MHAW18, we share tips on how we can cope with workplace stress. Considering how much time we spend at work, it’s not surprising that our jobs can have a significant impact on our mental health. Support your Colleagues Make an effort to speak to someone you wouldn’t normally. Ask how they are and really...

World Maternal Mental Health Day | 4 May

May 3, 2018 10:51 am Posted by

To coincide with World Maternal Mental Health Day on 4 May.  This week is also the second UK Maternal Mental Health Matters Week (30 April to 6 May), which is coordinated by the Perinatal Mental Health Partnership UK. The week has been dedicated to raising awareness of maternal mental health issues and improving the quality of care for all women across the...