WHO ARE WE:
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.
WHY WE'RE UNIQUE:
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:
- Anxiety problems (including panic, social anxiety, generalised anxiety, health anxiety, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Depression and low mood
- 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
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK.
Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists.
BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
British Psychoanalytic Council
The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.
BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
UK Council for Psychotherapy
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
British Psychological Society
British Psychological Society
Areas of counselling we deal with
EAP/Health Insurance Providers
Ongoing Therapy £75
Group Therapy - £125 per month.
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 www.theretreatyork.org.uk
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
Appointments available Monday to Friday.
We also offer evening and Saturday morning appointments.