Project information

Simpson House Counselling

Simpson House Counselling: improves the lives of people affected by drug use in the city of Edinburgh and the Lothians by providing a counselling service to people in the commmunity and Edinburgh Prison.

Ongoing

Charity information: Simpson House - Sunflower Garden (CrossReach)

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  • Need

    Need

    Our service aim is to improve the lives of people affected by drug use in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

    We provide counselling for people affected by their own or another’s drug use, working with individuals, couples and families. The service is available to people aged 16 years or more and is available at Simpson House and HMP Edinburgh.

    Solution

    All our counsellors bring a knowledge of substance use and addiction to their work and share a client-focused approach which reflects the client's agenda and priorities in counselling. According to each counsellor's training, experience and continuing professional development, counsellor's draw on a range of counselling models and techniques in their client work. All our counsellors have or are working towards a recognised qualification in counselling at diploma level or equivalent and receive

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Improve the lives of people affected by drug use in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

    Activities

    » We provide counselling for people affected by their own or another’s drug use, working with individuals, couples and families.

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  • Impact

    Impact

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    Risk

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    Reporting

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  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £5,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £2,500 Counselling Supporting placement counsellors
      £2,500 Group Work SMART Recovery Group
  • Background

    Location

    Simpson House, Edinburgh

    Beneficiaries

    We provide counselling for people affected by their own or another’s drug use, working with individuals, couples and families. The service is available to people aged 16 years or more and is available at Simpson House and HMP Edinburgh.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    As a BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) Accredited service we are bound by its Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy, the Ethical Guidelines for Researching Counselling and Psychotherapy and subject to the Professional Conduct Procedure. For more information on BACP visit www.bacp.co.uk

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    People

    Glenn Liddall

    Managing Co-ordinator