Relationship Counselling

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Whether you are single or in a couple, come with your partner or alone - are gay, lesbian, bisexual, heterosexual or transgender - are married or, in a civil partnership, living together or apart, we are here to help you with whatever relationship problems you may have.

Specialising in relationship counselling & psychotherapy in London, we've been helping relationships since 1948. If you're looking for help with relationships, please contact us with any questions you may have or book an appointment to come and see us.  

How it works

We offer relationship counselling and psychotherapy appointments at our two central London centres. If you are currently in a relationship you may decide to come to the sessions with your partner, or on you own.

Once you have booked an initial appointment, you will be seen by a relationship counsellor or psychotherapist* who will explore your situation with you and agree a way forward. We offer professional and affordable counselling and couple psychotherapy services in London to help people with their relationships.

At this first appointment we will try and agree possible times for any ongoing weekly sessions and will also discuss with you, depending on your earnings, the fee you will pay.

Counselling and couple therapy can help people open up some of the issues that are troubling them. Couples who come together open up communication between them so that they can understand the underlying issues in order to resolve the difficulties they are experiencing and find an agreed way forward. Problems with relationships can be complicated and sometimes they stem from challenges you may have experienced in your childhood as well as current concerns. Relationship therapy can be helpful in this situation for both individuals and couples, as it looks at what lies behind current difficulties, paying attention both to the past and the present in order to bring about change.

* As well as a centre for relationship and couple therapy, we are an international centre of excellence for accredited training and research. You may be seen by one of our trainees under the supervision of a senior consultant or psychotherapist.

New - Relationship Based Group Therapy

Tavistock Relationships is offering spaces in a newly established therapeutic group for those who would like to develop a deeper understanding of their relationship patterns. Click here to find out more.

How can counselling and couple therapy help me with my relationship?

We provide expert regular sessions which will offer you a chance to explore some of the issues that may be concerning you.  If you come as a couple, we aim to help partners to communicate with one another and to understand and resolve underlying issues and conflicts.  We find that people usually feel greatly relieved and happier having had a chance to talk through things that may have been bothering them for some time. Because we carefully evaluate our counselling and couple therapy services, we know that we help many people improve their relationships and their own wellbeing. Clients have also told us that that have found our therapy to have helped them with -

  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Stress
  • Better communication
  • A more stable family life
  • Parenting
  • Self-discovery
  • Improved sexual relationships
  • Greater understanding of their own and partner’s feelings
  • Reducing jealousy
  • Increasing their confidence

Fees for relationship counselling and couple psychotherapy

As a charity we provide relationship support whatever your financial circumstances. The cost of each session will be based on your income and your overall circumstances, with no minimum fee. The level of your fee will be discussed with you at your first appointment, but you can also ring us to find out more if you wish – 0207 380 1960

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Our Videos

You’re not alone; it is very common for relationships to be rocked by change. Our video demonstrates a scenario of a couple having a row after the arrival of a new baby. Our second video shows how, through relationship counselling, the couple have found a way to talk together about their feelings.

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Carrie & Shawn’s Story

Carrie registered online for an appointment the morning after Shawn told her he was having an affair. She had been worried for some time that something was wrong and when she confronted him and said that she was fed up of him being so difficult and angry, he confessed he was seeing another woman.

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