Posts By: Fiona Greenfield

Rothschild Foundation supports counselling in Aylesbury

The Rothschild Foundation is helping families, couples and individuals in the Aylesbury area to have healthy, happy relationships by awarding a grant to Relate Mid Thames & Buckinghamshire’s local counselling service. The £5,000 grant, continuing the philanthropic tradition of the Rothschild family, will support the charity’s professional counsellors to serve disadvantaged people within the local… Read more »

Louis Baylis Trust boosts counselling for local cancer patients

Relate MTB’s funded counselling for Berkshire cancer patients has been boosted by a £2,000 grant from the Louis Baylis Charitable Trust. This specialist relationship and emotional counselling supports cancer patients, their partners and family through a stressful time, helping people to negotiate the emotional minefield of cancer treatment, filling a gap in psychological services. Improving… Read more »

Don’t Disappear – video to raise awareness of coercive control

On the 5th November 2019, The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) launched a video  ‘Don’t Disappear’ to raise awareness of relationship abuse.   This follows their ‘Know this isn’t Love’ campaign on coercive control from earlier in the year.  It was launched under the branding of Victims First.  Victims First supports victims and… Read more »

Don’t let the ghosts of Christmas past haunt your relationship this year

“The impact of Christmas on a relationship is massive,” warns a Relate MTB counsellor. “And with the Christmas build-up starting earlier every year the stress starts early too.” As Christmas lights are switched on and our ‘to do’ lists grow longer, Relate MTB’s expert counsellors offer 5 easy tips to ensure that the ghosts of… Read more »

Relate MTB Annual General Meeting 2019

A very successful AGM was held on Monday 18th November by Relate MTB at 4 Marlow Road Community Centre.  The event was attended by Trustees, Counsellors and staff along with guests from other organisations. Please follow this link to view our Annual Report and accounts for 2018-19.

Edward Gostling Foundation Visit

Renu Ghale, Grants Manager and colleague Julie Stearn from the Edward Gostling Foundation visited Relate Mid Thames and Bucks at 4 Marlow Road Community centre to meet with Relate MTB Chair – Janice Campbell, Relate Counsellor – Petra Booth, Relate Centre Director – Fiona Greenfield and RBWM Councillor – Phil Haseler. Edward Gostling has awarded… Read more »

Edward Gostling Foundation funds sessions for Berkshire cancer patients

Relate MTB is able to provide a limited number of funded counselling sessions for cancer patients in Berkshire thanks to a grant from The Edward Gostling Foundation (www.edwardgostlingfoundation.org.uk). Caroline Kendall, EGF’s Operations Director said: “The Edward Gostling Foundation is delighted to support Relate MTB with a grant to help to support people with a diagnosis… Read more »

A New Programme For Parents

Relate MTB is working in partnership with Tavistock Relationships as part of the Parenting Together Support Programme for people living in Buckinghamshire.  Funding is  provided by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) and is available for two years from 2019-2021. Sessions are free to couples who are together or separated who have children, workless families will be… Read more »

SWAMI 2019

On Saturday 27th July Relate Mid Thames and Bucks took part in this year’s Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead Community Initiative SWAMI 2019.  Relate MTB set up a stall alongside 20 other stall holders all local community organisations and charities.  Relate MTB showcased it’s recent funding from The Edward Gostling Foundation – a grant to support people living… Read more »