Counselling, Psychotherapy and Applied Social Sciences


Counselling and Psychotherapy at the University of Edinburgh has a strong tradition of excellence and offers a supportive and stimulating learning environment.


Based at the School of Health in Social Science, Counselling and Psychotherapy is one of Scotland’s leading providers of postgraduate education, training and research in the field of Counselling Studies.

What we do

The aims of Counselling and Psychotherapy and how we achieve those aims are detailed below.

Application forms

Some application forms for programmes within Counselling and Psychotherapy can be found on this page.


Counselling and Psychotherapy is based in the School of Health premises at the newly refurbished northwest wing of the historic Medical School on Teviot Place.

Student support

There are numerous avenues of support for students within the University.