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Online affairs

Project via partnership with relationship support sector and research bodies provides articles, signposted help for the public and practitioners

Visitors to the Tavistock Relationships website will benefit from an entire new section of content, which provides information and articles about the issues surrounding online infidelity.

Parenting programme helped change couple’s relationship with each other and children

Our evidence based parenting and relationship programme, Parents as Partners, has been featured in the Hartlepool Mail, in the form of the story of a couple who attended a group, with heart warming results.

Andrew Balfour in Bristol

New Course, Certificate in the Study of the Couple Relationship, provides expansion outside of London

Pictured above is CEO Andrew Balfour after he and Liz Salter (our Bristol-based Couple Psychotherapist) opened the first session of Tavistock Relationships’ new professional training qualification, which is being delivered in Bristol.

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Practitioner training, couple therapy for depression and affordable relationship support amongst the key topics asked of new government

The Relationships Alliance, a group of relationship support charities consisting of Relate, OnePlusOne, Tavistock Relationships and Marriage Care, has just published a document outlining seven policy priorities that should be addressed by the elected government. 

Mary Morgan in Madrid

Tavistock Relationships’ staff visit Europe & China to talk about and teach relationship skills and psychotherapy.

The last few weeks have seen a number of important activities by our faculty members, touring three key international events, seeking and participating in professional exchanges designed to raise the awareness of couple therapy methods and techniques.

Children and Family joined together

Our plans for helping couple relationships and parenting with new training

A blog by Richard Meier

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In her January speech on mental health, the Prime Minister announced that the Government would be providing mental health first aid training to all secondary schools, with a commitment to train at least one teacher in every secondary school in mental health first aid by 2019.

Cowans, Parents as Partners

The Cowans Blog: Success of Parenting & Relationship Support

(Part 2 of 2) The development of Parents as Partners in the U.K. has been fascinating for us to witness. We’ve found that in both the U.K. and the U.S., parenting programmes are typically attended by mothers, with little attention paid to fathers or the relationship between the parents.

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