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This is an important service, and I would recommend it, but there needs to be more funding for mental health, in order for the service to be more accessible.

Welcome to North East Edinburgh Counselling Service.  We have been here since 1995 providing counselling for the local community.  Our services are available to anyone from the age of 16 living within our catchment area of North East Edinburgh. Further informaton on each service can be found via the 'counselling' link.

The Core Service waiting list is currently closed.

Please note there is no availability for evening appointments.

We offer counselling on

  • Mondays: 9am to last appointment 12.45pm 
  • Mondays: 12.15pm to last appointment 4pm (16-25 service only)
  • Tuesdays: 9am to last appointment 4.30pm 
  • Wednesdays: 9am to last appointment 12.45pm 
  • Thursdays: 2.45pm to last appointment 6.45 pm - we are not currently taking on new clients for sessions from 5pm onwards
  • Fridays: 11.30am to last appointment 12.45pm 

Our limited Thursday evening appointments are heavily oversubscribed.

For a list of other sources of help, click the Directory link to your left, or we can email you a longer list via the Get in Touch link.

To view our Contributions Policy, Constitution and Privacy (May 2018) Documents click the Resources Link. We review Privacy Matters regularly and reserve the right to make changes at any time to take account of changes in our business and legal requirements, and will place updates on our website accordingly. The “update” date at the beginning of the document indicates when it was last revised.

To refer, please complete the self-referral form link to the right.  By providing your details on the form, we consider this as confirmation you agree to us using these details to provide you with the service you have requested. NEECS will only ever use your details for this purpose alone.  All NEECS staff comply with NEECS Confidentiality Requirements.

NEECS is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) no. SC023482

The site is operated by NEECS, Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) no. SC023482