How can Couple Connection help you?
Many practitioners tell us that when someone ‘turns to’ them with a relationship difficulty they often are unsure how best to respond or feel that to do so might be opening a can of worms beyond their scope of work .
This site provides resources for you and the families you work with, which will help you to offer support . It offers peer support and live chat with relationships counsellors.
It is a free service that provides easy to use information, a peer support service and online brief interventions by trained counsellors.
Resources for you to use with parents
Relationship know how provides insights, developed from distillations of research ,that help people to explore and understand what might be happening.in their relationship. You will find articles, short film clips and activities that you can share with parents to help discuss difficult issues.
Below are some of our most popular articles
- Sex after a baby
- Loss of intimacy
- Fancying and flirting with other people
- Make facebook work for you
- Getting on better with my partner - the trouble with you is
- Changes and stages in a relationship
- circle of thoughts, feelings and behaviours
- The sliding scale of happiness
- The Helping Process
The Relationship forum is where people can share their experiences with others and get help from them. The talk it out team who are trained counsellors also contribute to the discussion. This forum is anonymous and free to use .
Relationship action in the work it out section can be used to help people set personal goals and plan changes.
Resources for new parents, we know that the time following a birth of a baby can be difficult for parents as they adapt to the changes in their life and their relationship. Here you will find a short online course
‘changes for me and us’ for parents to prepare them for this transition. It is based on the Department of Health guidance on Preparing for Birth and Beyond
We have various downloadable leaflets and referral cards that can be emailed or sent out by posts on request. See example below.