Posts By: Paul Dunnery

Successful outcomes for men attending Recovery Group for sexual addiction

Relate Nottinghamshire finished running its fifth 14-week Recovery Group in January and is planning on starting another group in September 2018.  It supports men who are struggling with sexual and pornography addiction.  One of the biggest benefits of this group is that it helps deal with the shame that many people feel in association with this… Read more »

Interested in training to become a Relate Counsellor?

Relate Nottinghamshire are looking for Counsellors who are ready to make the next move in their career and would like to train in Relationship Counselling. You must be qualified to Level 4 and have a minimum 50 hours counselling experience. The course starts in September 2018 Course Content  The course delivered by FCRS (  will consist of 9 days over… Read more »

Nottingham Counsellor Running London Marathon

    Alison and her husband Carl are running this years London Marathon on 22 April  in support of Relate. Alison says that running the London Marathon is satisfying a long held ambition of theirs before they become too decrepit!  However, they are also raising funds to help people get the Relate services they need…. Read more »

Local business “Fox Talbots” support Relate Nottinghamshire

Local business, Fox Talbots on the Mansfield Road, graciously agreed to allow us to place a charity collection box in their coffee shop. All donations go towards our bursary fund. A huge thank you to all its staff and customers, who have donated £19.20 Relate Nottinghamshire is a registered charity providing relationship support and advice… Read more »

Sex Addiction Recovery Group 2018

Our next Sex Addiction Recovery Group, led by Clinical Supervisors Peter Saddington and Alison Towner, will start in 2018. If you have problems in this area and require further information or want to book a place on the course, please contact the centre on 0115 9584278, or complete the contact form on the website.    

The Way We are Now – “Happy Families?”

Relate Nottinghamshire prepares for New Year peak in calls Local relationships charity Relate Nottinghamshire is preparing for a peak in calls this New Year as relationship tensions between families and couples come to a head over the festive period.  This comes as leading national charities, Relate and Relationships Scotland publish their Happy Families? report which… Read more »

The Way We Are Now – Impact of work on relationships

36% of people in the East Midlands feel pressure to put work before family life Relate Nottinghamshire calls for employers to offer flexible working and relationship support Research out today highlights the immense pressure felt by employees in the East Midlands and the rest of the UK to prioritise work ahead of relationships. More than… Read more »

Relate Nottinghamshire offers advice to separating families in the wake of Brangelina split

News of Hollywood A-listers, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce has “saddened” Brad Pitt and many who looked to the couple as relationship role models. One thing that parents, Brad and Angelina are both clear on is that they intend to do what is best for their children during this challenging time.   But if… Read more »