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The Relate Cymru team are responsible for the day-to-day running of our services across Wales. Find out more about what they do and how to contact them here.

Gwilym Roberts, National Director

Gwilym RobertsGwilym is passionate about supporting stronger relationships, minimising the negative impact of separation and tackling domestic abuse. He believes that the strength of our relationships are fundamental to a thriving society.

Gwilym works to champion the importance of relationships so that they are valued in public policy and understood by the general public. He is interested in the effects of relationship breakdown, particularly the effect of parental conflict on children’s wellbeing and is pleased to be leading an organisation that provides services throughout Wales that help reduce the damage to families.

Valerie Tinkler, Operational Manager

Val TinklerVal is responsible for coordinating the delivery of services by managing processes, resources and supporting staff.  She is a details person and is responsible for ensuring that we do what we do to the best possible standard.


Kelly McGuire, Development Manager

Kelly is responsible for the development of our services throughout Wales.  As well as managing the co-ordinators of our Child Contact services, Kelly oversees our programmes for perpetrators of domestic abuse.  Kelly is interested in new partnership opportunities.

Relate Cymru Response Consultants

Our Response Consultants are the first point of contact for clients looking to book or find out more about our services. They are friendly and discreet, their duties include; responding to client enquires, booking appointments, taking payments, contacting clients on waiting lists and supporting counsellors and administrative volunteers.

Relate Counsellors

Our team of highly trained counsellors are based all around Wales.  If you're interested in becoming a Relate counsellor, check whether your qualifications are accepted or find out about what training is available, visit here: 

Find out more about Relate Cymru