Posts By: Fiona Greenfield

South Bucks District Council

Building resilient communities is a key focus for many local authorities and the work of Relate MTB’s team of professional counsellors in this area has again been recognised with a grant from South Bucks District Council. In 2017-18 we delivered 286 counselling appointments to South Bucks residents with many relying on our Bursary Funding Scheme… Read more »

Our ACE role model in support of Couples Therapy

We’re feeling inspired by the great Billie Jean King who talked about the benefits of Couples Therapy on Desert Island Discs (listen on BBC iPlayer https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b9vgdj) Billie Jean is a role model in so many ways as winner of 39 Grand Slam tennis titles, 20 Wimbledon titles and for equal rights for women. Did you… Read more »

Louis Baylis Trust supports Relate MTB Bursary Funding Scheme

Thanks to the generous support of the Louis Baylis (Maidenhead Advertiser) Charitable Trust our Bursary Funding Scheme has received a grant of £2,000. The Bursary is funded entirely by donations and supports local people in receiving professional relationship counselling, regardless of their ability to pay. In May [2018] 17% of sessions were either wholly or… Read more »

Relate receives donation from Bucks’ Freemasons

Bucks’ Freemasons recently donated £1000 through the Heart of Bucks Foundation to Relate Mid Thames and Buckinghamshire to purchase a new computer and some phone compatible headsets for use by the counsellors and appointments team. We have a head office in Maidenhead, and offices throughout Buckinghamshire and East Berkshire and although Relate MTB is a… Read more »

Thank you to the Louis Baylis Trust

January 2018 The Louis Baylis Trust, funded by our local newspaper the Advertiser, has generously supported our training programme with a grant of £1,600.  This money will contribute to the help we are able to give to victims of domestic abuse. Centre Director Fiona Greenfield says: “Often people do not recognise that the way they… Read more »

Sad news – Relate charity shop to close

Relate Mid Thames & Buckinghamshire (MTB) has had the Relate Charity Shop for 4 years to raise money for the Bursary Funding Scheme – this has enabled people to access high quality, professional relationship counselling regardless of whether they can afford the fee.  The shop will be sadly be opening its doors for the last… Read more »

Annual Meeting

Our wonderful and witty president, Tim Brooke-Taylor OBE joined us at the Relate MTB annual meeting. We are very grateful to Tim, and to his wife, Christine, for giving their time and for supporting the valuable work that our counsellors do in our local communities. Our Chair, Janice Campbell, outlined our progress in 2016-17 and… Read more »

Shanly Foundation helps to build better relationships

Relate MTB’s Bursary Funding Scheme has received a generous donation from the Shanly Foundation. Trustees have made a grant of £4,000 to our Bursary Funding Scheme, which will enable our team of counsellors to help local people build better relationships. Relate MTB Centre Director, Fiona Greenfield, thanked the Shanly Foundation, saying: “Without the support of… Read more »