Are You Struggling With Grief This Winter?

The cold weather can have an impact on our mood. Less sunshine and more dark evenings can make us change our normal social activities and we could end up feeling isolated. A lack of vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, can affect our immunity which often makes us poorly. Layer on a bereavement and this time [...]

2019-11-22T12:39:24+00:00November 22nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Are You Struggling With Grief This Winter?

The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior: A History

Lying in Westminster Abbey since 1920, the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior is not just a lone soldier from the war. It is a National Act of Remembrance, representative of all those we lost in the Great War. A Reverend on the front lines, Reverend David Railton, was the first to establish the idea. He [...]

2019-11-08T10:40:10+00:00November 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior: A History

Anger in Bereavement – How Counselling Can Help

Article from Counselling Directory Anger is a common, normal response to bereavement. We get angry when we cannot control what is happening to us. It can be one of the most confusing feelings during bereavement, and is at the root of many problems in the grieving process. If anger is not expressed in a safe way it [...]

2019-10-09T09:28:33+00:00October 9th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Anger in Bereavement – How Counselling Can Help

Multiple Losses: How to Cope with Loss & Change

Article from Grief In Common When I first started facilitating bereavement groups, I sort of assumed that people would be coming for help for “just” one loss. Of course one loss is more than enough…it’s already too much. Yet so many grievers I met were experiencing multiple losses. And while in most of my writings the word “loss” [...]

2019-09-26T14:06:48+00:00September 26th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Multiple Losses: How to Cope with Loss & Change

Never Alone – A New Drop In Facility

The Rowland Brothers Foundation is pleased to present their new initiative 'Never Alone' run in conjunction with Renew 23 Wellbeing Café, an informal place for people who are coming to terms with loss. Never Alone A new drop-in facility for people coming to terms with bereavement run by Rowland Brothers, your local independent funeral directors. [...]

2019-08-30T13:03:54+00:00August 30th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Never Alone – A New Drop In Facility

Grieving

By Aviva Keren Barnett Existential Psychotherapist, Counsellor and Lecturer. “Grief is something all of us have or will anticipate. It is a painful process that forces us to clarify ourselves, our values, and our relationships. It forces us to confront the fragility of life.” Carol Becker (1992). Here I see Becker’s statement about the fragility [...]

2019-08-01T15:09:51+00:00August 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Grieving

Event: Bereavement Counselling Training – Child Bereavement

Venue: Jurys Inn Hotel, Wellesley Road, Croydon CR0 9XY Date: : Wednesday 15 May 2019 Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm Cost: FREE Lunch and refreshments will be provided Sheila Elliott, of the highly respected Winston’s Wish charity, and Mary Clair Kelly, a skilled integrated Pyschotherapeutic Counsellor, come to help us understand the particular nature of grief [...]

2019-03-07T15:08:30+00:00February 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Event: Bereavement Counselling Training – Child Bereavement

Event: Bereavement Counselling Training – ‘Whats It All About?’

Venue: Jurys Inn Hotel, Wellesley Road, Croydon CR0 9XY Date: Tuesday 14 May 2019 Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm Cost: FREE Lunch and refreshments will be provided Presented by the renowned Dr Bill Webster in association with the Rowland Brothers Foundation Dr Bill Webster, a well-known grief counsellor, author of many books which have become standard [...]

2019-03-07T15:07:48+00:00February 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Event: Bereavement Counselling Training – ‘Whats It All About?’

Rowland Brothers Foundation supports four local charities through 2018 Christmas Tree Appeal

Representatives of four local charities received cheques totalling £3,695 from the Rowland Brothers Foundation as a result of Rowland Brothers’ 2018 Christmas Tree Appeal carried out at its branches in West Croydon, Purley, Old Coulsdon, Warlingham and New Addington. The appeal itself raised £1,847.50 in donations from individuals and families for whom Rowland Brothers [...]

2019-02-12T11:48:35+00:00February 12th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rowland Brothers Foundation supports four local charities through 2018 Christmas Tree Appeal