Welcome to Addictions Counselling Inverness :
We are a third sector organisation based in Inverness,for over 30 years experience. We offer a FREE one to one counselling service for adults who are experiencing issues with alcohol, drugs, gambling or other potentially addictive behaviours.
We are commissioned by the NHS Highland to provide our counselling service across Inverness, Nairn and Badenoch & Strathspey area. Our service is delivered in our Inverness office but we do offer outreach sessions in the above areas.
Training, qualifications & experience
Our organisation is a COSCA member and our team of counsellors are fully qualified, and we have a small number of supervised trainee counsellors.
Member organisations *
College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists
COSCA is the professional body for counselling and psychotherapy in Scotland, and seeks to advance all forms of counselling and psychotherapy and the use of counselling skills by promoting best practice and through the delivery of a range of sustainable services. COSCA Counsellor Accreditation is a pathway to entry onto the UKRC.
It is a requirement of all individual and organisational members of COSCA to abide by its Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice and be accountable to the Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling we deal with
One to One counselling is a Free service, with sessions lasting around 50 minutes, with an initial assessment.