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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Job: Clinical Support/Supervisor

Job: Clinical Support/Supervisor

The Spark are looking for a Clinical Support/Supervisor. The post holder will have responsibility for the clinical role of providing support and guidance to clients and supervisees of The Spark Counselling Service as well as providing effective and efficient Safeguarding within The Sparks Helpline, Relational Counselling and CYP Services.

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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...

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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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The Spark is a registered charity reference SC018249 with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.
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