Posts Categorized: Articles

Coronavirus: how to self-isolate and not fall out with your friends and family

Our relationships will be hugely important for getting through the coronavirus outbreak The coronavirus outbreak is leaving many of us feeling anxious about reducing social contact and self-isolating, and what that could mean. Our relationships will be hugely important for getting through this time but healthy relationships tend to need space and outside interests to… Read more »

Relationship problems during Covid-19 isolation

Relate MTB is open for web-counselling during the Covid-19 restrictions and our team of professional counsellors have put together essential tips to support your relationships during the isolation period. We are continuing to provide counselling sessions to couples, families and individuals using a secure and confidential online platform so do not hesitate to get in… 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.

Relate MTB opens new counselling room at Chiltern Hills Academy, Chesham

Relate Mid Thames & Buckinghamshire (Relate MTB) is delighted to be offering relationship counselling in Chesham in a new comfortable, accessible setting thanks to Chiltern Hills Academy. Our professional counsellors are providing local support for couples, individuals and families. Relate MTB Centre Director, Fiona Greenfield, said: “We have already been made to feel very welcome… Read more »

M-Word campaign

Relate partners with Lloyds Bank on their M-Word campaign As we know from our work counselling individuals, couples and families, money can be difficult to talk about so we are pleased that Relate is partnering with Lloyds Bank on the M-Word campaign. As financial pressures increase and the impact of cut-backs on spending on local… Read more »

The hopes and tears of the most romantic day of the year

How important is celebrating Valentine’s Day to you? Is it all red roses or just a thorny issue in your relationship? Relate MTB relationship experts say that our expectations for romantic occasions – such as Valentine’s Day or anniversaries – are actually shaped in our childhood years by the actions of the adults around us…. 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 »