The Spark provides counselling and mental health support services for individuals, couples, families, children and young people in Scotland. This includes a free and confidential helpline on 0808 802 2088. 

Counselling was invaluable and helped us through a very difficult time in our relationship. We are a much happier couple now.

97% of our clients said they would recommend counselling to their friends and family.

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3 exam myths busted

3 exam myths busted

Exams are on the horizon for young people up and down the country. So we decided it was time to bust a few exam myths that can create unnecessary stress and anxiety before exams. Exam myths busted #1: poor exam results will ruin your life Exams are a part of your...

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Turning bad exam stress into good exam stress

Turning bad exam stress into good exam stress

Is there such a thing as good exam stress? If you are in your fourth or fifth year at high school, you may be experiencing exams for the first time. You will have had tests – and plenty of them – in the past, but this is different. Instead of sitting in a classroom...

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Starting secondary school: a guide for parents

Starting secondary school: a guide for parents

Starting secondary school can be daunting for children and their parents. To help smooth the transition, our team of Children and Young People Counsellors have put together their top tips on helping your child prepare for starting secondary school. Ask: how are you...

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