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Marriage counselling

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1 Aug 1985 - 14 Dec 1987

Identifier: GD61/4/1/5
Scope and Contents Correspondence between the Edinburgh Gay Switchboard and other groups and organisations, including: Lothian Marriage Counselling Service; the Highland Gay Group; the Borders Gay Group; Moray House College of Education; Laetare International Centre; Young People’s Advisory Service (West Lothian); Lothian Health Board; Edinburgh Bisexual Group; Lothian and Borders Police; the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; Scottish AIDS Monitor (SAM); Gay Bereavement Project; Body Positive; Scottish Television...
Dates: 1 Aug 1985 - 14 Dec 1987

Early Years Broader Context, 1978 - 1980

Identifier: GD61/5/2/1
Scope and Contents Photocopies of information from London Gay Switchboard titled "Visits from the Police", which discusses what members should do if police turn up at London Switchboard’s premises.Photocopied pages from the "Scottish Criminal Law, Police Duties and Procedure (published 1980) – Section 2 – beat duties", which discusses “gross indecency” and the constable's role in policing public parks and toilets. Also discusses public morals and “sodomy”.An outline of a one-day...
Dates: 1978 - 1980

Edinburgh Gay Switchboard and Edinburgh Lesbian Line Annual Report, 1989 - 1990

Identifier: GD61/3/3
Scope and Contents The Annual Report contains a Co-ordinator's report which discusses the following: an increase in the number and types of call received; the creation of the Stonewall Youth Group; an increase in calls from married people and the inclusion of the Edinburgh Human Sexuality Group at a training session; a report on the Training Conference which concentrated on relationships; the purchase of a new computer; and a welcome for new members.A Training Report is provided which discusses a...
Dates: 1989 - 1990

Edinburgh Gay Switchboard and Edinburgh Lesbian Line Annual Report and Financial Accounts, 1992 - 1993

Identifier: GD61/3/4
Scope and Contents The Annual Report contains a Co-ordinator's report which discusses the following: the release of Switchboard's Violence Survey which coincided with the Fettesgate Affair; Switchboard's apolitical stance; media attention relating to the Violence Survey and subsequent invitations to deliver training to the Police; the appearance of a member and his partner on Scotland Today (Scottish Television, STV) to discuss relationships; an increase in calls but a drop in calls from transvestites; a new...
Dates: 1992 - 1993

[Information on support groups and organisations, including Switchboards], 1979 - 1990s

Identifier: GD61/10/1/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence, annual reports and newsletters from other counselling organisations and gay groups across UK, including: Friend; Switchboard; British Counselling on Archives; National Association of Young People’s Counselling and Advisory Services; Scottish Association of Counselling; Social Council of Social Service; Lothian Marriage Counselling Service; Scottish Council for Single Homeless; Samaritans; and Stonewall.Contains information about what other services and...
Dates: 1979 - 1990s

[Loose Correspondence], 10 Nov 1977 - 9 May 1997

Identifier: GD61/4/1/4
Scope and Contents This folder contains loose correspondence including letters from clients to befrienders, and letters from LGLS to members and potential volunteers. There is also correspondence from external organisations including: National Association of Young People’s Counselling and Advisory Services; the Scottish Minorities Group; the Department of Education; the Gay Outdoors Club; Catholic Marriage Advisory Council; Brook Advisory Centre; Edinburgh District Council; Strathclyde Gay and...
Dates: 10 Nov 1977 - 9 May 1997

Minutes of the EGS Trust Management Committee Meeting, 13 Jan 1988

Identifier: GD61/1/1/4/18
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Edinburgh Gay Switchboard (EGS) members talking to medical students regarding the psychosexual aspects of medicine; the Regional Working Party on AIDS; Nightline requesting speakers; Lothian Marriage Guidance sexual abuse workshop; the Counselling Convention Scotland 1988 event; late night Saturday shifts; training; an AIDS update; the Social Work Department grant and the potential impact of the Clause 27 Local Government Bill; joint conferences with Glasgow Gay...
Dates: 13 Jan 1988

Minutes of the EGS Trust Team Meeting, 20 Jan 1988

Identifier: GD61/1/1/4/19
Scope and Contents

Topics discussed include: the Lothian Marriage Guidance sexual abuse workshop; the Scottish Association of Counselling's Introduction to Counselling conference; training updates; extended Edinburgh Gay Switchboard (EGS) operating hours in conjunction with Radio Forth's 'Open Line'; the Local Government Bill; a demonstration against Clause 28 (also knows as Section 28); a UK AIDS vigil; and the Scottish Parents Enquiry.

Dates: 20 Jan 1988

(Other) Counselling Groups - non-gay, 1978 - 1984

Identifier: GD61/10/1/13
Scope and Contents

Articles, booklets, and leaflets, about counselling organisations across Great Britain.

Organisations included are: National Marriage Guidance Council; Scottish Association for Counselling; the Samaritans; British Association for Counselling; and Edinburgh Council of Social Service.

Dates: 1978 - 1984

SHRG Edinburgh Befriending Team Minutes, 11 Nov 1981

Identifier: GD61/1/1/2/30
Scope and Contents

Topics discussed include: attendance at a Friend Conference and the Brook Advisory Centre conference; a meeting with a marriage counsellor regarding befriending spaces; an update on the Development Working Party; membership updates; hostility towards the Young People's Group; training; calls; and an update on the future of the Scottish Homosexual Rights Group Edinburgh branch and the premises.

Dates: 11 Nov 1981