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KASP news
May 29, 2024

Celebrating Volunteers & Volunteering Week

Celebrating Volunteers & Volunteering week Monday 3rd to Friday 7th June 24 KASP has nominated 6 volunteers for the volunteering and voluntary sector Awards 2024 The categories included: Lifelong service…
KASP news
May 27, 2024

Youth and Philanthropy Initiative 2024

Youth and Philanthropy Initiative KASP was excited to be nominated by a group of students from St Andrews High in Kirkcaldy for the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) for this…
KASP news
April 16, 2024

Farewell from our Befriender Co-ordinator

Farewell to all! It is with some sadness that I share the news that I am moving on from my role as Befriender Coordinator at KASP. I will be taking…
KASP news
March 8, 2024

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Internationals Women's Day KASP have chosen to celebrate Internationals Women's Day by sharing our own experience of training with Carolyn Spring, an author, trainer, and a trauma survivor of childhood…
KASP news
February 12, 2024

What if You’re Right? Campaign

CSA - What if You're Right Campaign Children are still being sexually abused in communities all over Scotland, and sexual abuse has found new platforms in the online age. Child…
KASP news
February 1, 2024

Waiting Lists at KASP

At KASP we pride ourselves on the services we offer our clients and try our hardest to offer them the counselling and support they need. This can often impact our…
KASP news
January 23, 2024

Auchmuty High School raise funds for KASP

Over the recent weeks we have visited Auchmuty High School in Glenrothes to deliver talks about our charity to a various groups competing in the YPI Initiative. The Youth and…
KASP news
January 18, 2024

KASP Befriending Service welcomes FRASAC referrals

Following a discussion in August 2023 between Joy Patrick (KASP manager) and Jan Swan (FRASAC CEO) it was decided that KASP befriending service would open up to referrals from FRASAC…
KASP news
November 27, 2023

Orange the World

Fife's 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence As part of the Fife Violence Against Women Partnership, KASP is proud to be supporting the international 16 Days of Activism Against…
KASP news
October 11, 2023

Men who survive sexual abuse as children

'Lifting the Lid' Director: Sitar Rose  |  Producer: Sue Hampson  |  40mins Three male Scottish survivors of childhood sexual abuse tell their stories. They describe the abuse, the impact it's…
KASP news
October 2, 2023

Powerful Poems – written by our clients

Powerful Poems Often our clients enjoy writing poetry. Sometimes it feels easier to write down your feelings and emotions rather than discussing them. Writing poetry can help us feel grounded…
KASP news
September 22, 2023

Artwork – submitted by our clients

Artwork Our clients often enjoy expressing themselves using art. Drawing, painting and creating can help us feel grounded and calm. (all the artwork shown on the slideshow below have been…
KASP news
September 18, 2023

Masks – hiding our emotions

Masks - many of us wear them every day Definition: A covering for all or part of the face, worn as a disguise. We all wear masks, we do this…
KASP news
September 11, 2023

A Counselling Case Study

A Client's Story (The information in the case study is anonymised; all names and personal details have been changed) Anna came to counselling after experiencing sexual abuse as a young…
KASP news
July 11, 2023

Is your Service Trauma Informed?

What is trauma informed practice? The Scottish Government recognised the impact traumatic experiences was having on people. In 2016 NHS Education for Scotland (NES) was tasked by the Scottish Government…
KASP news
May 29, 2023

Our Befrienders Newsletter – May 2023

Welcome to the May edition of our befrienders newsletter Hello and welcome to our third newsletter. Its been 6 months since our last newsletter and during this period we  have…
KASP news
May 29, 2023

KASP Open Day 2023

KASP held our open day on 30th March 2023 to celebrate our additional newly furbished counselling rooms (giving us a total of 8 rooms). Each room was decorated and displayed…
KASP news
March 29, 2023

Group Work Sessions – 2022

The 8 session group work ran in the evenings at the KASP building Wed 4th May – Wed 29th June 2022 Clients who were on the waiting list for counselling…