Welcome to Relate Northamptonshire

We are still here for you.

During the Covid19 crisis, we are offering FREE counselling to individuals, families & young people.

Because of the current pandemic, we can't meet with you in person. But we are running virtual counselling sessions and telephone appointments. #itstimetotalk and we're here to listen, whoever you are. No problem is too small or too big for us.

We love working with people to help them live well in today’s society - including the particular pressures on our communities at the moment. Our counselling services are a great way of investing in yourself and your relationships. We can enable you to enjoy life to the full by building healthy relationships and developing resilient mental wellbeing.

We offer a range different services to meet all your needs. This includes counselling individuals, couples, families, young people and children and sex therapy. People come with a huge range of different issues, whether that's grief, anxiety or relationship struggles related to the coronavirus pandemic or one of the many life issues we all face.

With over 70 years’ experience of relationship support, Relate is here to help you - whatever your age, background, sexual orientation or gender identity. Our expert counsellors will offer you confidential space to talk through your concerns and support you to find a way forward, so that you can emerge stronger.

The Promise Jar: Help your kids turn sadness into hope

May 25, 2020

Our kids may be expressing sadness about lots of things at the moment, in lots of different ways – through anger, clinginess, regression… So how do we help them process their sadness and turn it into hope? In the below video, Caroline (our Clinical Superviser) talks about the power of a promise jar…

Mindfulness Resources: Recommended by our counsellors and you

May 18, 2020

Mindfulness is a great way of understanding and processing our emotions, particularly in times of high pressure, change and intensity – like this Covid-19 pandemic. These resources are a collection of recommendations from our counsellors, trustees and you! If you have a resource you would like to recommend, please get in touch with us on… Read more »

Bereavement during Covid-19

April 25, 2020

Relate counsellor Dee Holmes gives her advice for those who have experienced bereavement at this time. More and more of us are being affected directly by loss due to COVID-19, and Relate Northampton are here to help. Find out more about how we can support you by visiting our Covid-19 support page.

Looking after your child’s mental health: Good mental health during coronavirus

April 21, 2020

We and our children are having to come to terms with not being at school or seeing their friends, being separated from vulnerable family members, and for some not completing qualifications they’ve been working hard on all year. As parents, we can do so much to help our children develop good mental health practices. Here’s… Read more »

Caring for your community: Good mental health during coronavirus

April 21, 2020

Anxiety has a powerful pull. It pulls us into ourselves and our immediate world. It occupies our energy and our attention, and becomes the lens through which we see everything else. A great antidote to anxiety therefore is to look out for others. We all have vulnerable people in our communities, and a part of… Read more »

How to get help

Call our friendly appointments team on 01604 634400. We’ll help you think about whether you’d like to talk with a counsellor:

Face-to-face at one of our counselling rooms – a safe place to talk in confidence.

By phone – perhaps as a first point of contact if it feels easier for you.

Contact us by phone

01604 634400

Our phone lines are open to take your calls        Monday - Friday between 9.00am - 5.30pm

You can leave a message outside of these hours and we will call you back asap

Latest articles

The Promise Jar: Help your kids turn sadness into hope

May 25, 2020

Our kids may be expressing sadness about lots of things at the moment, in lots of different ways – through anger, clinginess, regression… So how do we help them process their sadness and turn it into hope? In the below video, Caroline (our Clinical Superviser) talks about the power of a promise jar…