Counselling and relationship support

Sometimes we all need some professional support to work through our relationship difficulties. The Relationship Helpline is a free phone line for anyone struggling with a relationship issue or its impact on their mental health. It offers immediate support and is completely confidential. Call 0808 802 2088 during opening hours.

At The Spark, we also specialise in online counselling and telephone counselling services for couple counsellingmarriage counselling, individual counselling, youth counselling and family counselling. Call 0808 802 0050 to find out more or book an appointment.


The Spark is changing the way it delivers its counselling and support services in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please read our latest update on how to access our services.

All of our counsellors are members of one or more of the following organisations: Counselling and Psychotherapy Scotland (COSCA), British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)Association for Family Therapy (AFT) or Online Therapy Institute (OTI) ensuring the highest professional and clinical standards.

Find out more about The Spark or visit the Frequently Asked Questions section of our site.

To make an enquiry freephone 0808 802 0050, complete a counselling enquiry or find your local The Spark counselling centre.

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Counselling was invaluable and helped us through a very difficult time in our relationship. We are a much happier couple now.

97% of our clients said they would recommend counselling to their friends and family.