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Fife's Counselling Service

DAPL, based in Fife, offers one to one counselling, support and advice to young people, adults and families.

Born in the community and remaining deeply rooted in the community

The service is free and confidential and offered by experienced workers. Services are available for individuals affected by substance use issues and/or emotional distress.

DAPL's Counselling Service is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Counsellor talking with client

Adults Counselling
& Art Therapy

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


Young People Counselling & Art Therapy

DAPL supports young people under the age of 18 who are affected by their own or another’s substance use. We also provide counselling for young people aged 10 and above, who are experiencing emotional distress.

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Counsellor talking with client

Recovery Service for Adults

Adults experiencing substance use issues can access DAPL's dedicated Recovery Worker team who offer support and help individuals as they decide the route of their Recovery journey.

Latest News

Don't forget to keep up to date with latest news from DAPL via Twitter, Facebook and our YouTube Channel.

Fife CAHMS HandsOn Website

DAPL is pleased to recommend the excellent Fife CAHMS HandsOn website which has been developed to provide help and practical advice for supporting children and young people's mental health and emotional wellbeing in Fife.

Counsellor Job Opportunities at DAPL!

Are you passionate about supporting young people? Do you have the drive to join a dynamic service that has been delivering counselling across the communities of Fife for over 25 years?

DAPL Awarded Fife Schools' Counselling Services Contract

Fife Council Education and Children's Service is delighted to welcome the partnership of DAPL in delivering Fife Schools' Counselling Services.