Compassion, Collaboration & Community.

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

Our mission is to deliver high quality, sustainable, renowned mental health and wellbeing services, alongside Autism and ADHD services, helping people to live well with themselves so that we all live better together.

As an independent 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.

What’s going on at The Retreat

Call 01904 412551 to speak to us, or Contact Us here

ON THE 7th DAY OF MENTAL HEATLH

ON THE 7th DAY OF MENTAL HEATLH

5 Tips For Eating Disorders Don’t suffer alone.  Eating distress is a significant and potentially serious health issue – speak to your GP and seek professional supportYour negative body image and eating distress are likely to by symptomatic of underlying...

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ON THE 6th DAY OF MENTAL HEALTH

ON THE 6th DAY OF MENTAL HEALTH

"I started to feel so low that I found simple aspects of life difficult" I wanted to write about my experience of having therapy at The Retreat. I’m a man who struggles with anxiety, of varying levels and sometimes it’s really hard to keep under the lid. I ended up...

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ON THE 5th DAY OF MENTAL HEALTH

ON THE 5th DAY OF MENTAL HEALTH

5 Tips For Coping With Anxiety And Retuning Your Mind And Body Towards A Better State Of Wellbeing Breathe – such a simple thing to say but it is so important to listen and be in tune with your breathing, have you started to shallow breathe? Quicken your breathing? Or...

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ON THE 4TH DAY OF MENTAL HEALTH

ON THE 4TH DAY OF MENTAL HEALTH

5 Top Tips For Dealing With Grief At Christmas Linda Bower - Psychotherapist at The Retreat shares her tops tips with how to deal with grief. It is okay to feel sad and it’s okay to feel happy: Christmas is a hard time of year to grieve. Many people around us are...

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ON THE 3RD DAY OF MENTAL HEATLH

ON THE 3RD DAY OF MENTAL HEATLH

5 Top Tips For Couples at Christmas Couple therapists at The Retreat got together to share their thoughts on navigating couple relationships during the holiday period. 1. Take a breath… Take some time out for yourself if needed, try to be reflective and aware of how...

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ON THE 2ND DAY OF MENTAL HEALTH

ON THE 2ND DAY OF MENTAL HEALTH

5 Tips For Children and Young People and Families for a Happy Sensory Christmas Lots of us are looking forward to Christmas. However, for some children and young people Christmas can be a source of anxiety and stress. It's a good idea to plan some enjoyable Sensory...

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ON THE 1st DAY OF MENTAL HEATLH

ON THE 1st DAY OF MENTAL HEATLH

5 Tips For A Reduced Stress Christmas Be Realistic Life isn’t perfect. It’s never going to be. That’s the reality we need to embrace. There will be disappointments, things that don’t turn out “just right,” and problems that crop up. Learning to accept the...

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‘Sixteen Days of Action Against Domestic Abuse’

‘Sixteen Days of Action Against Domestic Abuse’

Dr Layla Mottahedin-Fardo The 25th of November marks the first day of ‘Sixteen Days of Action Against Domestic Abuse’. This is a campaign to encourage businesses to play a part in noticing and acting against domestic abuse which employees and those involved with the...

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More than 100,000 divorces in England and Wales last year!

More than 100,000 divorces in England and Wales last year!

When talking just makes it worse...it may be a good time to talk to us... I remember John Cleese challenging  Michael Parkinson in an interview when he referred to his multiple 'failed marriages'. He challenged the idea a marriage had 'failed' because it had ended. It...

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International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day |AFSP

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day |AFSP

"The Ripple Effect" Written by Dr Elaine Richardson, Senior Clinical Psychologist. Death by suicide is a tragedy that has profound impacts on those who are left behind.  Sadly, this is a far from uncommon experience.  Around 6 thousand people a year in the...

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What We Do

We support people and help them recover, using a wide range of different therapies and assessments. We use best-practice and multidisciplinary approaches to diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and ADHD.

We also have a secure and confidential online ‘virtual consultation’ service. This service can be used to provide assessments, therapy and ongoing support for people who are not able to come to our site in York.

Our Story

We care for the mental health of people in York and across the UK through our Adult Psychological Therapies Service, our Children and Young People’s Psychological Therapies Service, our Adult Autism and ADHD Service and our Children and Young People’s Autism Service. In addition to privately funded therapies, we offer some services free at the point of delivery through contracts with NHS partners and through charitable funding. 

Get in Touch. Talk to us.

If you need to speak to us, we are here to help. Our team of qualified therapists are at your service in person, or via a video call.

Heslington Rd, York, YO10 5BN

Call Us: 01904 412 551

info@theretreatyork.org.uk