Kindred Therapeutic Support Group

Kindred will be running its next eight week Therapeutic Support Group for parents/carers of children with complex health care needs in September 2023.  Exact dates and times are still to be announced.

You can read a bit more about the group and let us know if you may be interested.

The purpose of the Therapeutic Support Group is to give parents/carers an opportunity to explore experiences and feelings in a small group of others who are in a similar situation.  It will also help people feel less isolated.  The group is supported by two counsellors, Emma and Bruce, shown above.  Emma has run these groups for Kindred in the past.

Date –  TBC – to start in September 2023 and running for 8 weeks, same day and time.

Time – a 2 hour session on the same day of the week,  to be confirmed.

Venue – Edinburgh, exact place TBC

There is no charge to attend this group, however participants are asked to commit to attend each of the 8 sessions.

Group places are limited to 12 people so please let us know asap if you would like to attend.

To register interest or if you have any questions, please email

Here are some quotes from parents who attended previous groups:

A really life changing group.  Somewhere I could be myself, find myself again.  It was such a relief to be able to talk about being the mum of a child with additional needs to others who truly understand.

Having attended the group I feel encouraged, built-up and strengthened to face the difficulties of being a mum to 2 children with additional needs.

The Group was brilliant.  The counsellors are very good, inspiring, in tune with feelings of people in the Group, and steer conversations by listening to the needs of people in the Group.  I was unsure what to expect but it brought up feelings and emotions within me and helped me deal with them.  It also helped listening to others with the same issues.