CoCo Counselling in Communities

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged 16 years old and over


CoCo Counselling is an Edinburgh based community counselling service offering one-to-one counselling and psychotherapy for adults and young people.

Clients will be offered an initial appointment followed by a block of 11 sessions lasting 50 minutes each. If they require longer-term counselling, they can can re-apply for further blocks. In addition to the indoor work, CoCo offers a ‘walk and talk’ service to those who prefer working in the outdoors.

The team consists of eight counsellors working through the week, offering support in a wide range of issues such as:

  • relationship difficulties
  • unemployment, homelessness
  • bereavement, loss or pregnancy
  • isolation, anxiety, depression or stress
  • self-confidence and self-esteem
  • abuse or violence
  • childhood issues
  • workplace issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Gender identity
  • Trauma
  • Workplace issues

How do I access this?

  • Self referral

Is there a cost?

CoCo offers an affordable service with several options for payment. You can pay what you are able to, a fee-paying service, or a subsidised service if you are a student. If you are able to pay the full fee for counselling, you will be helping to support the much needed affordable service for others in your community.

Location information

  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday10:00 - 16:30
Tuesday09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday10:00 - 16:30
Thursday09:00 - 20:00
Friday09:00 - 13:00

Contact Details

Kate Frazer
140 Pleasance, Edinburgh , EH8 9RR

Types of support on offer:

Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Bereavement and grief
Complex needs
Eating disorders
Healthy living
Housing, benefits, debt
Learning, employability, volunteering
Long term conditions/disabilities
Self confidence
Self harm
Substance use

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