Student Counselling

Contact us

We are currently offering services by video via Microsoft Teams, telephone and email, and a limited number of in person appointments on campus. This blended model of provision is in line with University and Government guidelines and in the interests of your health and safety.

Make a new appointment

If you would like to arrange an appointment with the Counselling Service, please complete our online form. We will get back in touch with you within a few days.

Counselling referral form

Our process – what to expect when you refer yourself to Student Counselling

If you are having trouble using the form please email us so that we can help.

If you need support right now, there are several numbers you can call – even if you’re not based in the UK.

Crisis support


Cancel or change an existing appointment

Please email us with as much notice as possible if you can’t make it to a scheduled appointment.

Cancellation policy

Student Counselling Service

Contact details



Health and Wellbeing Centre
7 Bristo Square

Post Code
Contact Scotland BSL

British Sign Language

British Sign Language (BSL) users can contact the University of Edinburgh via contact Scotland-BSL, the online British sign Language video relay interpreting Service.   You will find more information on their website.



Worried about a student?

If you are a friend, family member or tutor of a student who is coming to us for counselling, please read the information on this site before getting in touch.

Staff members - supporting your students

Friends and family

Find our offices

Health and Wellbeing Centre

Moray House Lodge - building closed, staff working online

Paterson's Land (Holyrood Road) (semesters only)

Murchison House, King's Buildings (semesters only)