with Relate Cambridge
Family Counselling is a service for anyone you define as your
family - be it your family of origin or your family of choice
This could be any group of people who describe themselves as
a family, which could be parents, siblings, blended families,
or extended family members such as grandparents, aunts,
Relate Counsellors understand that all families are unique
and deal with their problems differently. Your
counsellor will not tell you what to do, or take sides, but
instead will explore your interpersonal relationships and
will work effectively with you to deal with your problems.
All counsellors are highly trained and experienced with
helping families to deal with their problems effectively.
You do not have to be married or civil partnered to receive
Issues families bring to counselling includes:
Parents and children who struggle to communicate
Parents whose different ideas and practices around
parenting cause friction in the couple and family
Adult siblings who have unresolved issues affecting their
Children / young people who are struggling with sibling
or other significant relationships.
Blended families coping with bringing together
differences in discipline and expectations into a ‘new’
Family members who are recovering from the influence of
any form of domestic violence or abuse in the past which
continues to affect their lives and relationships.