About Us

Simpson house is part of CrossReach, the Social Care arm of the Church of Scotland

Our Counselling Service 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.

Our Training Service provides specialist counselling courses.

Sunflower Garden improves the lives of children affected by drug and alcohol misuse in their families within the city of Edinburgh by providing a range of therapeutic support to children and young people aged from 5 to 14 years old.

We provide Supervision for counsellors and other professionals, provided by experienced counsellors who are trained in counselling supervision and who have extensive experience of working with a range of issues including substance misuse, sexual abuse, trauma, relationships, mental health, bereavement, homelessness and criminal justice.

Simposon House Front

"Coming to Simpson House has been the best thing I've done in my life. I used to think that what happened in the past was my fault, now I realise that it wasn't. I feel that my counsellor has done for me what my parents should have."