For the Sake of the Kids

Children should be supported to keep in touch with both parents after separation, whenever it is safe and possible for […]

International perspectives on post-separation parenting

Children do better when they can have a positive relationship with both their parents, whether they live together or apart.  […]

Family Dispute Resolution Pilot

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Relationships Scotland have been working with our lawyer mediator colleagues from CALM Scotland to put together a proposal to encourage […]

The Four Cs – Advice from Ten Years of Family Mediation

Rosanne Cubitt, our Head of Professional Practice (Mediation) reflects on over a decade of experience as a family mediator. She’s worked […]

Q&A with experienced Family Mediator and Child Contact Centre Manager Pauline Nimmo.

1.Why did you decide to pursue a career in child contact centres and family mediation? While doing the Diploma in […]

New Report from JRF highlights Key Role of Family Relationships

A major new report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has highlighted the importance of family relationships and their impact […]

Mike on Parenting Apart

  Mike recently attended Parenting Apart and shares what he learnt from this free service. Interested? Book a place, or find […]

HaveYourSay – SCCR National Survey 2016

Diane Marr, Network Development Manager, SCCR Every year in Scotland, the life chances of almost 4,500 young people are left […]

Wrong Heads In Wrong Beds

One of our counsellors Di Farmer has currently submitted her dissertation as part of a MA  (hons) Sociology Degree at Glasgow University. […]

Mediation or Litigation? A Brief Overview of the Benefits of Mediation

Mediation is not being utilised to its fullest potential in Scotland at present. With the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee recommending […]

Parenting Apart Project – Year 1 Summary

Parenting Apart information sessions have been offered across Scotland, from 11 Member Services, since funding was awarded by the Scottish […]

LGBT Chartermark

Relationships Scotland have become the first national counselling and mediation organisation to receive the prestigious Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transexual […]

Learning from MIAMs in England and making it work in Scotland

Rosanne Cubitt, Mediator and Head of Professional Practice (Mediation) Relationships Scotland is calling for more families to be made aware […]

Relationships Scotland calls for change to outdated family law to stop kids getting caught in divorce crossfire

Relationships Scotland, the biggest provider of family and relationship support in the country, is asking the Scottish Government, charities and […]

Relationships Scotland Manifesto

Priorities for Action People across Scotland need to be supported to cope better with key life transitions such as relationship […]

Stuart Valentine: Let’s help fathers to go ever farther

Recently I asked my 8 year old son his thoughts on what makes a good dad. “The best daddies are […]

This Year May We Retain the Gift of Compassion

With the images we currently see every day on our TV screens, of refugees desperately struggling across oceans and fields […]

Christmas – Festive Joy or Family Conflict?

As the seasons change and winter arrives in the Highlands, the mountains turn white, the gritters are out and the […]

We’re looking for couples to take part in a ground-breaking couple counselling documentary

Zodiak Media

As a charity we are interested in dispelling myths about relationship counselling and, where appropriate and with permission, telling the real life […]

Annual Review 2015

In the past year, the Relationships Scotland Network provided face-to-face support for over 15,000 people across the country The Relationships […]

Top Tips From Parenting Across Scotland

Just when you thought your relationship was sorted and everything was all hunky dory along come children, and you need […]

Anne Urges Caution for Kermit

We at Relationships Scotland do not, as a general rule, comment on celebrity relationships. However, Anne Chilton, our Head of […]

Valentine’s day. Still the most important day of the year for lovers?

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Feb 14th is liked and loathed in equal measure by my coupled and uncoupled friends. It’s either a day to […]

Prostate Cancer UK and Relationships Scotland offer free counselling

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A diagnosis of prostate cancer can have a huge impact on relationships. That’s why Prostate Cancer UK is working with […]

On Becoming a Mediator

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I recently undertook Core Solution’s Flagship ‘Mediation, Negotiation and Conflict Management Skills’ Course. Having been with Relationships Scotland for over […]