Counselling services (CrossReach)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People 16 years old and over and affected with anxiety and/or depression

Who provides this?

  • CrossReach


CrossReach provides a range of counselling services to individuals, families, children and young people.

Here is a list of the types of counselling available:

  • counselling for mental wellbeing
  • workplace counselling
  • one-to-one counselling for children and young people
  • counselling for emotional support
  • workplace counselling for emotional support
  • one-to-one counselling
  • workplace counselling

If you’re going through a difficult time, CrossReach counsellors are trained to help you explore your feelings and experiences in a safe and confidential environment.

Appointments are usually weekly and last up to 60 minutes. The day, time and frequency of these sessions with you when you first access the service.

CrossReach Counselling Lothians has gained Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA) recognition and adheres to COSCA’s Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice. All CrossReach counsellors and psychotherapists are either qualified or in the process of gaining their qualification.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

There’s no fixed charge for using our perinatal services, but a weekly donation for your counselling or therapy at whatever level you can afford.

Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday Closed
Tuesday9.00 am – 8.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 8.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 8.00 pm

Contact Details

Simpson House, 52 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 3NS

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Type of support on offer:

Support in person
Support on the phone


Black and minority ethnic communities
Healthy living
Housing, benefits, debt
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Older people
Substance use
Survivors of abuse
Young people

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