For many couples, Valentine’s Day is not taken very seriously and is often viewed as an overly commercialised and cynical event designed to make us spend money that we can ill afford. This, perhaps understandable reaction fails, however, to make the most of an opportunity for couples to take a little time to remember that…

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Leading relationship support charity gives top tips on surviving a family Christmas The festive period is supposed to be a magical time full of goodwill and kindness, but for many it can be extremely fraught, often resulting in conflict. Stress, financial worries and the pressures of expectation can all add to the turmoil, creating strain…

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Are they trained to work with relationships? Entrusting yourself and your relationship to relationship counselling can seem daunting especially when there are so many different forms of counselling available. The first thing you need to ask a counsellor is about their training in relationship work. Relationships Scotland runs fully accredited and validated courses for those…

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  Tony Buon is facilitating a training day for Relationships Scotland family mediators on Friday 20 January, during Family Mediation week, to emphasise the importance of cultural intelligence (CI) in mediation.  Family mediators work with parents from many different cultures and they understand different ways of communicating.  This CPD event will encourage mediators to develop…

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    Are you a qualified counsellor and interested in working with couples?  We have just launched the recruitment for our next Certificate in Couple Counselling, post qualifying course, starting in October 2022. The Cert CC is A COSCA-validated specialist course for qualified counsellors. Practice-based – supervised placements available across Scotland. Psychodynamic and systemic approach.…

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