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CAMHS Video Seminars

TCCR is pleased to announce the launch of the first of our six video seminars to support and develop the training for CAMHS Practitioners. To watch the video, click here 

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Couple Therapy for Depression in IAPT

Couple therapy for depression in IAPTTCCR 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. 

FULLY COMMITTED? How a Government could reverse family breakdown’


TCCR welcomes new report from the Centre for Social Justice championing the need for the Troubled Families Programme to support couple relationships.  To read the report in full, click here

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Great feedback from our clients

The experience of service data, collected at 6 weeks into clients' sessions, shows positive results for TCCR's clinical services. For more information, click here
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New Book Out: Couple Therapy for Depression

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 New Picture 2

New book out: Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy

This exciting new book from TCCR and the International Psychotherapy Institute in Washington is a comprehensive statement about psychoanalytic work with couples from an international perspective.

Drawing on collaborative video seminars between the two organisations, it outlines current theoretical debates and contemporary clinical practice.

New Street Site

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


Parents as Partners programme featured in Early Intervention Foundation Guidebook

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.

To read the EIF Guidebook, please click here

Relationships Alliance

TCCR publish two new Relationships Alliance briefings: What do couple relationships have to do with children’s academic achievements?  and Couple relationships and health and wellbeing in later life. To view all TCCR policy briefing documents please click here.

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TCCR chosen to deliver new project offering free therapeutic services for parents

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 to Speak at 6th International Congress of IACFP

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


TCCR welcomes Nick Pearce as new Chair of Trustees

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.

To read more on this story, click here

TCCR’s domestic violence conference a success

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

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