About Us

Play Therapy Base is a registered charity with a team of 10 qualified and experienced Play Therapists, 2 Art Therapists, 3 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 3 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
  • Parent and Child Play Therapy
  • Filial Therapy
  • Sibling Play Therapy
  • Student Placements
  • School Based Therapy Supports
  • Experiential Workshops

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

Our Board of Trustees support our work and development while overseeing our governance and finances.
Current board experience:

  • Service users
  • Education & Early years
  • Financial
  • Solicitors
  • Therapy & Third sector