Bright Light is a charity and the largest provider of relationship counselling in Scotland, offering a comprehensive range of services throughout the Lothians.
We offer a welcoming, safe, and confidential space to express your thoughts and feelings about what is happening in your life. with a simple self-referral form available that enables you to arrange your first meeting.
Counselling can help you - and others important to you - understand, communicate and deal with things that you are finding challenging and preventing you from enjoying life to the full.
Counselling will help you plan for a better future and we will support you all the way in achieving your goals. Last year we helped over 1,400 people to do just that.
Couples, individual people, families, children and young people, same sex partners, blended and extended families... whoever you feel is important in your life and should be part of your relationship journey. We will help you if you're thinking of staying together, separating, or are going through a divorce. We can support you if you are experiencing or have experienced sexual difficulties. We will support you if your relationship has ended. We will help if you’ve lost someone close to you. If you’ve experienced something traumatic or are struggling to cope with any kind of major change in your life we will help build your confidence and resilience, help you set and achieve your goals. We will support you to achieve a better future. You can arrange a welcome meeting here.
We offer appointments at our main office in Edinburgh city centre and other locations throughout the community. Please ask ask if you have a preference and we will try to arrange sessions at the location of your choice; Portobello Community Centre and Sighthill Health Centre.