Hope Park Counselling Centre
Hope Park Counselling Centre offers counselling people living in Edinburgh. The centre is a practice and research and is part of the University of Edinburgh staffed predominantly by students in training. Qualified counsellors are also available.
Counselling offers time to work through personal issues or difficulties which are causing distress. Your concerns could be around:
- work issues
- relationship difficulties
Hope Park provides a respectful, confidential and supportive space to explore thoughts and feelings about yourself and your relationships. Volunteer counsellors, both qualified and in training, are from different backgrounds and cultures. Counsellors work in English, although other languages may be available.
Donations are asked for counselling sessions, with the amount paid negotiable and agreed with your counsellor. Ability to pay does not affect your access to counselling.
Intended Client Groups:
- People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties
This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh
Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:
16 years and over
This service accepts direct self referrals.
GPs, Social Work
This service is available by appointment only.
Contact Info. & Service Address
8 Hope Park Square
Monday 8.45 am – 7.45 pm
Tuesday 12.45pm - 7.45pm
Wednesday 1.45 pm – 7.45 pm
Thursday 8.45 am – 7.45 pm
Friday 8.45 am – 12.45 pm
-Monday 9.15am – 7.00 pm
Tuesday 1.00pm - 7.00pm
Wednesday 2.15- 7.00 pm
Thursday 9.15 am – 7.00 pm
Friday 9.15 am – 11.30 pm
Facilities & Access
This service has the following facilities:
- Public Parking
On-street metered parking.
- Translation Service
- This service is not accessible to wheelchair users.
- Creche facilities are not available at this location.
Public Transport Information
Buses which stop close by are 2, 3, 3A, 5, 7, 8, 14, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, 48 and 49 (on Clerk Street) and 41, 42, 67 (on Buccleuch Street).