Posts Categorized: Communication

Relate MTB Interview on BBC Radio Berkshire

Big thanks to our Counsellor Pamela for a great interview on BBC Radio Berkshire yesterday (30/03/20), speaking to Bill Buckley about relationships and how to cope in the current situation. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p087fr92 The interview takes places 2 hrs 36 minutes into the mid-morning programme and lasts for approximately 10 minutes. Listen to Pamela’s reassuring words on… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »