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Adopting Together – FREE Relationship Support for Adoptive Parents

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Adopting Together – Relationship Support for Adoptive Parents

Our specialist services can help by:

  • Offering a safe space to reflect on how adoption has impacted on your couple relationship
  • Allowing for better communication between couples
  • Supporting you with difficulties you may be experiencing
  • Improving the quality of your relationship

TCCR has created this specialised service to respond to the needs of adoptive couples who wish to explore and strengthen their relationship following adoption. Couples will be seen in either couples therapy or parent groups. Working with our experienced therapists, couples can get help and support to address some of the issues that are impacting on their relationship.

After attending a consultation appointment with us, you may be offered one of two options, either:

  • Adopting Together Parents Groups

or

  • Adopting Together Couples Therapy.

Both options take place at a central London location.

For more information on how to find us, click here to download leaflet TCCR Free Support

What is the Adopting Together Parents Groups?

A FREE group-based programme designed to support adoptive couples with their relationship and their parenting.
What’s involved if we join the Parents Groups?

You and your co-parent will meet with our expert group workers and they will be able to answer any further questions you might have and decide if the group is the right sort of help for you and your family.

You will then join a series of 16 weekly, 2 hour sessions with a small number of other adoptive couples who might be going through similar situations.

The sessions give you the opportunity to improve your relationship, yourself and your parenting skills. There is a mixture of creative activities, video clips and discussions with the group leaders.

The group is a safe space to explore things that might be difficult and sad, as well as a space for lively discussion, fun and meeting other people who might be going through similar situations.

What do parents say about our group sessions?

‘It is a positive, challenging, and rewarding journey.’

‘This is a tremendous opportunity to help your marriage, family, kids and self in a cheerful, helpful, non-threatening environment. A once in a lifetime opportunity.’

‘Helped me to listen and communicate more. We now argue much less and this has helped us and our child.’
‘It has been brilliant for our relationship.’

What is the Adopting Together Couple Therapy Service?

A FREE therapy service designed to support adoptive couples with their relationship and their parenting.

What is involved if we join the Couple Therapy Service?

You and your co-parent will meet with a specially trained therapist for up to 20 weekly 50-minute sessions. In these sessions you will get the chance to explore your relationship and any issues that may be concerning you.

What do parents say about our Couple Therapy Service?

‘I was so worried about seeking help and now I wonder why it took me so long.’

‘It was a very professional service. I have got all I wanted from it. Our relationship will continue to develop.’

‘It has brought my partner and I closer together.’

What next?

If you are interested in finding out more about our Adopting Together Service or if you would like to make a referral, you can contact us by:

Email: adoptingtogether@tccr.org.uk
Call: 0207 380 1950