The Retreat York

The Retreat York
Heslington Road
North Yorkshire
YO10 5BN

01904 412 551

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About us


We’re a York-based specialist mental healthcare provider, supporting people who require expert therapy to improve their mental wellbeing.

We specialise in tailored care which is personalised and effective, providing:

Psychological and therapy services locally, regionally and nationally
Neurodevelopmental assessment and therapy services for adults, children and young people with autism and ADHD.

As a registered charity, we provide care to people who refer themselves and those who are referred to us by GPs and other professionals. We can often help when others can’t, enabling people to recover and get their lives back on track.


A reputation for excellence and 200 years’ experience
You will be provided with an initial high-quality assessment in order to determine the best therapy and support for your needs.

We consistently achieve near 100% client satisfaction.

No waiting list.

Online therapy for people who are not able to meet face to face.


Our skilled counsellors, psychologists and therapists will listen to you in a non-judgemental way in a private, confidential setting. They can help you with your current difficulties, past experiences or anxieties about your future with the aim of helping you improve the quality of your life and relationships.

Who might therapy be useful for?

We can help with a wide range of mental health problems and diagnoses including the following:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety problems (including panic, social anxiety, generalised anxiety, health anxiety, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Depression and low mood
  • Anger
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Relationship problems
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Low self-esteem
  • Eating difficulties disordered eating

Training, qualifications & experience

We offer a range of individual and group therapies in line with NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) guidance. All of our therapists are registered, highly trained, experienced and committed to continued professional development. Many therapists have training in more than one therapy modality, and are therefore in the best position to offer tailored, individualised therapy to meet your needs, drawing from the most up to date, evidence-based interventions.

Member organisations *

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

* We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.


Assessment £130

Ongoing Therapy £95

Group Therapy starts from £65 per session

We can also offer reduced price packages if multiple sessions booked/paid for in advance.

For our full price list please go to our website

Further information

Referrals can be taken over the phone or via our website.

The service facility is wheel accessible.

Free parking or accessible using First Buses No 6 and 66a

Opening Hours

Appointments available Monday to Friday.

We also offer evening and Saturday morning appointments.

Maps & Directions

York, YO10 5BN

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified