Please be advised we are closed for the first week in July. Thereafter we will run reduced opening hours, Tuesday to Thursday, each week for the duration of the summer holidays. Please feel free to leave a message on our answering machine and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Play Therapy Base would like to thank Cala Homes and ASDA for their support!                                   (See Our Supporters page for more information)


Play Therapy Base is a registered charity with a team of 9 qualified and experienced Play Therapists, 1 Therapeutic Play Practitioner (training to be Play Therapists @ diploma level), 3 Student Play Therapists, 1 Financial Administrator, 1 Administrator and 1 Administrative Volunteer.

The aim of the service is to provide children aged 3 to 14 years with a child-centred therapeutic resource close to their local communities in Midlothian, East Lothian and Edinburgh.

We have two purpose-built playrooms in our office based in Eskbank, Midlothian. However Play Therapy will be provided where it best suits the child.

Play Therapy Base offers: Individual Play Therapy, Filial Therapy, Group Play Therapy, Life story Box Programme, supervision and training.

Play Therapy Base works in partnership with parents / carers and referrers to provide a dedicated therapeutic service which meets each individual childs needs.



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