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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I got back in brief contact with my father through email, but it was exactly that – brief. He and my mum split not long after I was born and, by the time I was about five, he had completely cut himself  out. I also found out that I had a rare, inherited condition that…

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The Charity for Civil Servants has been working in partnership with Relationships Scotland for several years, providing access to relationship counselling throughout Scotland. We work with individuals and couples to identify the best options available to suit your needs. If you are a Civil Servant, past or present or you work for an organisation sponsored…

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One of our counsellors Di Farmer has currently submitted her dissertation as part of a MA  (hons) Sociology Degree at Glasgow University. The title is “Wrong Heads In Wrong Beds” – explaining Relationship Counsellors views of Infidelity. It seeks to address a gap in sociological research,  in a subject which is more widely recognised psychologically. The main …

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Zodiak Media

As a charity we are interested in dispelling myths about relationship counselling and, where appropriate and with permission, telling the real life stories of the couples we support. We are working with Zodiak Media on a new 6 part series following couples going through the process of relationship counselling by filming a course of counselling sessions over…

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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 Relationships Scotland to offer a confidential counselling service for couples, individuals or family members affected by prostate cancer. This service can help you work through your feelings about prostate cancer and how it has affected…

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Scottish Parliament

Guest blog post by Morag Chisholm, Counsellor & Treasurer at Relationships Scotland Dumfries & Galloway Politicians both sides of the border are fond of extolling the virtues of family values, often without taking time to understand the complexities of modern relationships. MSPs at our recent Parliamentary event instead chose listening and learning with third and…

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