NEECS is a unique and very well run centre. I really appreciate the invaluable support I have had through challenging times. My counsellor was brilliant and gave constant unwavering support. 

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 who live in our catchment area of North East Edinburgh. Further informaton on each service can be found via the 'counselling' link.

CORE  Service and SHORT TERM Service WAITING LISTS  are currently CLOSED.

16-25 Service waiting list is OPEN

Before applying to a service please check the waiting list is open. It is vital that you can attend at the times NEECS offers appointments. 

After you have attended your initial assessment your following counselling appointments are weekly, on the same day and same time. Each counselling session lasts up to an hour.

We offer counselling on

  • Mondays: 9am to last appointment 12.45pm  (4 sessions)
  • Mondays: 12.15pm to last appointment 4pm (16-25 service only. 4 sessions)
  • Tuesdays: 9am to last appointment 4.30pm (12 sessions)
  • Wednesdays: 9am to last appointment 12.45pm (8 sessions)
  • Thursdays: 2.45pm to last appointment 6.45 pm (8 sessions)
  • Fridays: 11.30am to last appointment 12.45pm 92 sessions)

Our limited Thursday evening (4) sessions are heavily oversubscribed

For a list of other organisatios that could be of possible help click the Directory link to your left, and 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 yourself to our service use 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 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