Services for Adults

Looking down road

Counselling for anyone who is affected by their own or another’s substance use, be it drugs, alcohol or volatile substances.

Our counselling staff are qualified in a range of disciplines including: Humanistic, Integrative, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Gestalt, Art therapy and Person Centred counselling.

Most clients who access our counselling service have weekly sessions lasting for a duration of fifty minutes.

Referrals are accepted from individuals or professionals, and all our counselling staff are qualified to at least diploma level in the field.

DAPL has premises in Leven, Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy which are operational Monday to Friday.

The organisation sees clients at these premises and also at a variety of locations and sites throughout Fife, bringing our service into local communities. Clients are seen for example at GP surgeries, social work offices, council buildings, schools, colleges and at other voluntary sector agencies.

In addition to counselling, we also provide the following:

  • Referral to rehabilitation, employability and support services
  • Therapeutic groupwork
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Alcohol and drug brief Interventions
  • Drug and alcohol Information, support and guidance
  • Condom distribution
  • Blood borne virus support and advice
  • Ear acupuncture detoxification
  • SMART recovery
  • Awareness talks
  • Recovery Planning sessions

I have found DAPL helpful as I have been able to share things that are driving me bananas – somebody to listen to me, somebody to talk to. I think counselling is a bit like a jigsaw, putting it all back, feels like I'm maybe missing a few bits but hopefully I'll find them.

Adult Service Client