Perinatal Services (CrossReach)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • For parent/carers expecting a baby or with a child under 2 years old within Edinburgh and Lothians.


CrossReach Perinatal Services offers support to parents and families expecting a child or whose youngest child is under two years of age. Our trained counsellors and therapists are experienced, compassionate and offer support without judgement. If you’re experiencing anxiety, depression, low self-esteem or any other difficulties before or after having a baby, we’re here to support you. CrossReach Perinatal Services offer a wide range of therapies to ensure you and your family can receive support that is right for you;

  • Individual counselling
  • Remote therapy
  • Group counselling
  • Relationship counselling for couples;
  • Perinatal therapy specific to new and expectant parents;
  • Infant massage.

We also offer crèche spaces for 0-5 year olds if you require childcare when attending the service. Support is delivered from our two city centre premises at Queen Street and Palmerston Place as well as remotely by phone and video calls.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party

Referrals can be made through a Health Visitor.

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.

Location information

  • Public parking available (metered)
  • Wheelchair access (ramp available)
  • Free crèche facilities

Opening times

Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00

Contact Details

Simpson House, 52 Queen Street, Edinburgh , EH2 3NS

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Perinatal Counselling
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Types of support on offer:

Support in person
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Healthy living
Relationships and Family Life
Self confidence
Self harm
Substance use

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