In the past year, the Relationships Scotland Network provided face-to-face support for over 15,000 people across the country The Relationships Scotland Network offers a unique Scotland-wide family and relationship support service. Our Network of 22 Member Services helps people cope with relationship problems, separation and divorce. We work with individuals, couples, families and children to…

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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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Infographic showing 15694 clients seen by Relationships Scotland in 2014

In the last year the Relationships Scotland Network received over 30,000 calls from people across the country, an increase of 50% from the year before. Many went on to receive face-to-face support through relationship counselling, family mediation, child contact services and many other forms of related family support, whilst others will have received information, advice and referrals…

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Dad and child at beach

Guest post from Maureen Smyth, Writer/Editor with Shelter UK and Social Media Volunteer with Relationships Scotland. Scientists, and society, have talked for years about the brains of mothers being ‘hardwired’ for parenting. Studies have shown changes in the brains of new mothers, particularly to the level of the hormone oxytocin, also known as the ‘love’…

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Stuart Valentine

This article first appeared in Scotland on Sunday. For many couples, Valentine’s Day is simply something to be ignored – an overly commercialised and artificial event designed to encourage us to spend money that we can ill afford. This perhaps understandable reaction fails, however, to make the most of an opportunity for couples to take…

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Board Members Dr Kirsty A Darwent Chair Kirsty has twelve years of experience of working at executive and non-executive board director level in the public and third sectors. Kirsty is currently the Deputy Chair of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Vice Chair of the NHS Ayrshire and Arran Board. A qualified psychologist…

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 Gill O’Connell of Relationship Counselling Highland offers some sound advice on getting through the festive season. The story goes: Christmas is about joy, harmony and love. The reality is, though, that it is hard for even the most relaxed people to get through to Boxing Day without some crisis in their family or relationship. When there…

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Stuart Valentine

  Stuart Valentine, Chief Executive of Relationships Scotland Today we have heard the news that the Scottish Government has begun the process that may lead to the introduction of same sex marriage in Scotland, the first part of the UK to make such a move. This week also saw the publication of the UK Government’s…

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Relationships Scotland – Couple Counselling Lanarkshire The Cottage, 14 Manse Road, Motherwell, ML1 2PW Telephone: 01698 254709  Email:  rs-ccl@btconnect RELATIONSHIPS and PSYCHOSEXUAL COUNSELLING SPECIALISTS – PROVIDING FACE TO FACE, TELEPHONE AND/OR ON-LINE COUNSELLING for COUPLES AND INDIVIDUALS Full Charitable Status (SC023563). Member of the Relationships Scotland Network of Services which serves all of Scotland. For…

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Relationship counselling Relationship counselling helps people with their relationships. We can help you to work through problems in current relationships, explore the effects of past relationships or look at how to improve and enrich relationships for the future. Counsellors working in local Relationships Scotland counselling services offer relationship counselling throughout Scotland. We work with individuals and…

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