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We can help you with pressing concerns that are affecting your relationships - with a partner, a child, a family member or friend


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Speaking with one of our trained Relationship Counsellors costs £30

We can help you with pressing concerns that are affecting your relationships - with a partner, a child, a family member or friend

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Write to a Counsellor about any relationship issue that’s worrying you, and get expert help in writing to support you and help you to make positive changes

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Relate has local Centres across the UK. The services each centre provides vary because each centre tailors their services - such as couples counselling, sex therapy and counselling for children and young people - to the needs of their local community.

If you live in Scotland, please contact our sister organisation Relationships Scotland at

Our counsellors provide a caring, supportive and non-judgmental environment to help you find a way through any difficulties you may be facing in your relationship.

Relationship counselling and couples counselling in Cheshire & Merseyside 

Lots of people have an idea of what relationship counselling is and think that you only need counselling when things get really bad. But we're here whenever you need us, no matter what situation you face in your relationship. Even if your problems seem trivial, or even if you don't have problems at all, we're here to help. Find out more about Relate's approach to relationship counselling.

It doesn't matter if you’re on your own, married, living together, LGBTQI+, non-monogamous or anything in between - we’re here to help you strengthen your relationships. 

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How much do Relate sessions cost?

If you access Relate services in Cheshire & Merseyside, the fee structure is determined by your household income as follows:

  • Under £30,000* - £60 per session
  • Between £30,001 and 40,000 - £75 per session
  • Between £40,001 and £70,000 - £90 per session
  • Between £70,001 and £90,000 - £105 per session
  • Between £90,001 and £110,000 - £120 per session
  • Above £110k - £140 per session

* reduced price available for daytime appointments for those with caring responsibilities for someone in the household

We pride ourselves on offering the same calibre of service to all of our clients, regardless of what they pay for a session. If you’re eligible for counselling at a reduced rate you can rest assured the support you receive will still meet the highest clinical standards.

We’re always looking for new ways to keep the costs of our sessions down to support as many people as we can. If you want to know if you’re eligible for services at a reduced rate, ask our team about bursaries. It may be that they have access to local grants or bursaries can further reduce costs.

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Free relationship counselling in Cheshire & Merseyside

We work with a range of partners to ensure that their users and beneficiaries have access to free counselling services and support, available to them when they need it most.

Find out if you’re eligible for free counselling and read more about the services.

Our locations

We offer relationship counselling in all areas of Cheshire & Merseyside including...

  • Bebington
  • Chester
  • Congleton
  • Ellesmere Port
  • Knutsford
  • Liverpool
  • Macclesfield
  • Northwich
  • Runcorn
  • St Helens
  • Warrington
  • Formby
  • Knowsley
  • Southport
  • Widnes

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