Family Counselling & Support

Family counselling helps you to understand and cope better with the stresses and strains of family life.
Families can be a source of support, encouragement and love but sometimes relationships within families are put under strain and family members feel isolated or overlooked.

You can see a Relate Family Counsellor individually, as a small group or the whole family together.

Every family has disagreements, often caused by the wear and tear of changes that occur over time. Usually these disagreements are short-lived and get resolved but sometimes they continue and cause stress that can affect everyone in the family.

Get in touch with Family Counselling – Relate Derby and Southern Derbyshire to find out more.

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Family counselling can help when siblings aren’t getting on, or parents and children. Whether you are going through a divorce or separation or forming a new family things can be challenging; it is at this point that many parents contact Relate for some support to help everyone settle.

Family counselling can also be for adult members of a family, like a parent and grown up child, who want to improve communication or deal with a specific issue.

The Process

Together with your family counsellor, you will decide which family members will come to the sessions and how frequently you want to come. The choice will depend on what needs to be talked about and who it affects most. We won’t take sides or tell you what to do, we will encourage each family member to have a voice and help you resolve your differences together.

We will ask you to make a payment for your counselling in advance. There is an initial registration and administration cost of £20 and then you will be charged for each appointment. Each counselling session costs us £85 to provide. We are a not-for-profit service and offer subsidised sessions if you need these. Please contact us to find out more about booking an appointment with one of our counsellors.

Please contact us to find out more about booking an appointment with one of our counsellors.

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3 Wentworth House, Vernon Gate, Derby, DE1 1UR
Phone: 01332 349177

Charity Number: 1110768

Opening Times

Monday-Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 2pm