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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.

Child and Young Person’s Services Update

As this current crisis evolves we would like to ensure that pupils, families and staff of Fife Education facilities have access to the counselling, support and information services DAPL offer.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Statement

The current spread of Covid-19 Coronavirus has significant delivery implications for all who deliver face to face services within the community. Be assured, however that the DAPL management team and staff are working diligently to ensure we remain accessible to those who require our services.

DAPL's Counselling Service Re-accredited by the BACP

DAPL has successfully achieved the status of being a British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) accredited counselling service for a further 5-year term.