Posts By: Paul Dunnery

Alison Towner and husband Carl tandem from Land’s End to John O’Groats for Charity!

Relate Nottinghamshire Clinical Supervisor, Alison Towner, and her husband, Carl, are taking on the challenge of cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats – on a tandem! They are raising money for International Nepal Fellowship and Relate Nottinghamshire. They begin their adventure on September 9th 2016. Alison says: “I know the benefits of relationship counselling… Read more »

Summer not so loving?

Relate counsellors at Relate Nottinghamshire are preparing themselves for an anticipated spike in calls this September in the immediate post-holiday period in line with national trends. Relate saw a nine per cent increase in calls last year and is ready for a similar onslaught this. Relate Nottinghamshire wants couples to be aware that as well… Read more »

Clinical Supervisor at Nottinghamshire Relate, Peter Saddington interviews with The Times

“The new law of desire? Women are just as desperate for sex as men” Relate counsellor, Peter Saddington spoke to The Times about a new study which has found the female libido is bigger than its given credit for. The findings come as no surprise to therapists. Peter Saddington, a counsellor and sexual therapist for Relate,… Read more »

Breaking Point and Relationship Distress

Evidence shows that good quality relationships are central to good health and wellbeing – for adults and children – while distressed relationships are major risk factors for poor mental and physical health. However, until now, we have lacked detailed national data on levels of relationship distress. This report provides new analysis of data from the… Read more »

Relate Nottinghamshire suggests relationship resolutions Mental Health Awareness Week 2016

Relate Nottinghamshire is encouraging people to make a relationship resolution in support of Mental Health Awareness Week, which takes place from 16-22 May and is on the theme of relationships. Relationships and wellbeing are closely linked – when asked by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) what matters most to our wellbeing, relationships with friends… Read more »