Play Therapy Base would like to thank Cash for Kids for funding 9 children affected by illness.

Many thanks also to Bonnyrigg Community Trust for funding play materials in our playrooms and the SQA volunteer team for giving our playrooms a much needed paint.


Play Therapy Base is a registered charity with a team of 14 qualified and experienced Play Therapists, 2 Creative Arts Therapists, 4 Student Play Therapists, 1 Financial Administrator and 1 Administrator.

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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