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We're Scotland's largest provider of relationship counselling, family mediation and child contact centre services

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I’m having relationship problems
I’m going through a divorce/separation
father and son
I’m trying to get contact with my kids
young person
I’m having trouble talking to my ex-partner
I’m having sex problems
young person
I’m under 18 and need someone to talk to

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Kids have opinions too – listen to what they want when a family breaks up

By Rosanne Cubitt | January 17, 2020 |

Ensuring that the best interests of the child are at the centre of decisions that adults make which affect them is a key principle enshrined in Scottish law since the Children (Scotland) Act 1995. But how do parents agree what is best for children, particularly if they are splitting up under difficult circumstances and they…

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Little Voice

By Rosanne Cubitt | October 15, 2019 |

Article 12 of the UNCRC states that children’s voices must be sought, listened to, and taken into account in matters affecting them. Rosanne Cubitt explains how this right is being respected for children in cases of parental separation.  The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child states that children who are capable of…

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Annual Awards Ceremony at York Place – Di Farmer

By Relationships Scotland | July 24, 2019 |

On 22 June I attended the annual awards ceremony at York Place to celebrate the completion of 20 years volunteering for what is now known as Relationships Scotland. As the ceremony began, I recalled that day in 1999 when I began my 3 year training in what was then the ACICC (Advanced Certificate in Couple…

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Sharing our Learning at the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) 56th Annual Conference

By Sonia Bruce | June 18, 2019 |

Rosanne Cubitt (Head of Practice for Mediation) and I were invited to present a workshop at the AFCC Conference in Toronto recently. This workshop was an opportunity to share information about the support provided by the Relationships Scotland Network, identify how key research and a learning approach informed our Parenting Apart education sessions and encourage…

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