My partner is in a support group with other people with MS. How do I access support?

In this video Robby interviews Dr Rachel Davies who is a Counselling Psychologist. The interview was filmed by Varsha

Video transcript

On behalf of the MS community, MS Reporter Robby asks Dr Davies “My partner is in a support group with other people with MS. How do I access support?”

MS Reporter: Robby
Expert: Dr Rachel Davies is a counsellor and Senior Practice Consultant at relationship support charity, Relate. Find out more about Relate’s services here: www.relate.org.uk.

Interview themes;
– Being part of a support group will offer the benefit of shared experience
– Talk to local healthcare professionals who will be aware of support networks available
– The support groups for carers/partners doesn’t need to be MS specific
– If you’re not ready to access the group, do the research now so you have it for when you are ready
– You don’t need to talk about attending a group, you are in control
– There is no shame in reaching out for help

 

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