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Relationship counselling

Counselling can help you to work through difficulties and make the most of your relationships.

How can counselling help?

When pressures get too much for you and those close to you, relationship counselling can provide a fresh perspective.

Counselling can be useful to support situations such as family difficulties, the effects of illness, caring and bereavement on relationships, psychosexual problems and difficulties with work colleagues.

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Counselling service

This short video from Relate explains what you can expect from relationship counselling.

We do not provide a counselling service but may be able to help with cost if you are struggling to pay for it.

Can’t see the video? Watch on YouTube.

Relate Video

Help with counselling costs

If you need help with counselling costs, please complete our application form to see if we can help.

If you want help via Relate, this is our process:

  1. Find a Relate centre that suits your needs. Confirm the cost per session and number of sessions with the centre (if possible)
  2. Sign in to our portal. Or register for an account if you haven’t got one already
  3. ‘Click to Access’ on the ‘Apply For Help’ tile
  4. Select ‘Click to Access’ on the ‘Fill in Application Form’ tile
  5. Select ‘Financial Assistance’ and click ‘Start Application’ at the bottom of the page

Note: Some types of counselling require more than six sessions. If this is recommended by your Relate centre, please upload a copy of their recommendation with any other application documents that are requested.

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Find your nearest centre

Most Relate centres offer video or telephone counselling. Some offer in the room sessions.

When you speak to a centre, they can advise on the services they offer, the charges involved and how their service will be provided. If your nearest centre doesn’t offer the type of counselling you need, there may be availability in other Relate centres.

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Relationship Counselling

Relationship counselling can offer a fresh perspective when pressures of current circumstances get too much for you and those closest to you. Join Carol Florin-White and Dee Holmes in conversation as we talk about the services available from Relate, such as relationship counselling for individuals, couples, young people and families, as well as mediation and sex therapy.

Can’t see the video? Watch on Vimeo.

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