TCCR publishes its findings from a freedom of information request, and mystery shopping exercise, into IAPT services showing that just 1 in every 161 sessions at Step 3/high intensity level is of couple therapy for depression. Click here for the press release and here for the report.
This book by David Hewison, Christopher Clulow & Harriet Drake highlights the particular techniques needed in effective work with distressed couples, and goes through the different ways in which the couple's feelings, thoughts, and behaviours need to be understood and worked with in order to reduce relationship distress. For more information and details on how to purchase the book please click here
The Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships has opened the doors to a premises in the city only 1 minute walk from Liverpool Street stations. We continue to offer our specialist counselling and therapy services from this site. For more information and to book an appointment click here
The EIF Guidebook is an online resource for professionals who develop early intervention programmes to improve childrens' quality of life. TCCR's Parents as Partners initiative has been recognised and included in the guidebook as an evidence-based example of best practice in improving child and family outcomes.
The Department of Work and Pensions has selected the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships (TCCR), partnering with the London Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS), to deliver a new project that will offer free therapeutic services for parents caught up in intractable conflict and endless litigation.
TCCR is looking forward to the 6th Congress of the IACFP (International Association of Couple and Family Psychoanalysis) in Bordeaux, France (30 Jul -2 Aug ‘14), where our very own staff members Maureen Boerma, Andrew Balfour, Chris Vincent and Mary Morgan will speak on the intricacies of the Body, Family and Couple. For more details and if you would like to join, please visit the conference website here
We are pleased to announce that Nick Pearce will become our new Chair of Trustees from September 2014. Nick, currently Director of the Institute for Public Policy, will take over from Dr Anton Obholzer, who will be stepping down after almost nine years of hard work for TCCR.
This important conference held at TCCR on 20 June 2014 addressed the question as to whether current approaches to working with domestic violence needed to shift to a stronger focus on relationships. Click here to read the full report