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Our Counselling Service

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Counselling for 11-24 Year Olds

S.M.I.L.E Counselling will provide a free counselling service throughout West Lothian to young people aged 11-24 and who are suffering from emotional hurt and pain.

S.M.I.L.E Counselling is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) and was set up to deliver the vision of a local practitioner who has worked with 11-24 year olds in various environments and backgrounds for many years.

We provide a unique outreach service in which there is no similar agency in West Lothian. With a head office centrally located in Bathgate and work carried out throughout West Lothian, we feel best placed to support young people where and when they need it.

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Who Will Benefit

Our beneficiaries are young people 11-24 who are affected by mental health issues.

The organisation will work with those who are affected by any number of issues which limits them on a daily basis such as: anxiety, depression, addiction, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, anger management, involvement in criminality, social isolation and bereavement.

Our primary goal is to help young people get to a good place in their lives where they feel, Supported, Motivated, Inspired, Leading to self-determination and Empowered to make their own positive choices.

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Giving Back

We pride ourselves on being community focused.

As a Social Enterprise we will reinvest any surplus into community organisations working with our client group.

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Referrals

Our standard at S.M.I.L.E Counselling is to provide first contact within 4 weeks of initial referral.

Emergency referrals will be taken where we will attempt to see the client within 48 hours of referral.