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

What is loss and what does grieve feel like?

What is loss and what does grieve feel like?

Bereavement and loss are a universal experience, although it happens to us in different ways and affects us in different ways. Losing a loved one when they die, or suffering the loss of a relationship, financial security, an opportunity, or one’s health can all mean...

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Parent-child therapy services begin at The Retreat

Parent-child therapy services begin at The Retreat

A new service which helps parents understand and support their children with a host of new techniques, has begun at The Retreat in York. Understanding how to respond to children and address their needs is often challenging for parents, says The Retreat. There may be...

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Reflecting on her diagnosis.

Reflecting on her diagnosis.

Victoria first came to The Retreat to access autism services in 2017, which led to a diagnosis, aged 36. After her diagnosis, and at the same time as completing a PhD researching philosophy and body-mind practices, she attended post-diagnostic support at The Retreat....

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Music Therapy available at The Retreat at Charles Court

Music Therapy available at The Retreat at Charles Court

Welcome to George Murray, our new Music Therapist who joins our Children and Young People’s Team here at The Retreat. He joins our growing team of specialists who are now based at ‘The Retreat at Charles Court’ in Strensall, in our brand-new facility. George has...

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Master Their Muddles with Play Therapy

Master Their Muddles with Play Therapy

Welcome to Heidi Miles, our new Play Therapist who joins our Children and Young People’s Team here at The Retreat. She joins our growing team of specialists who are now based at ‘The Retreat at Charles Court’ in Strensall, in our brand-new facility. Heidi comes to us...

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The Retreat set to open new mental health venue in York.

The Retreat set to open new mental health venue in York.

Charles Court, a building off Northfields in Strensall, has been given a new lease of life by The Retreat, and is preparing to open its doors to children, young people and families. The new location will be known as ‘The Retreat at Charles Court’. The facility...

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Connectedness and Local Volunteering Opportunities

Today, Rosalie Harrison - Psychotherapist chats with Nick Love on Jorvik Community Radio about "Connectedness" We're designed to live and work in groups.  The cultural shift from collectivism to individualism means we're no longer very good at it - nevertheless,...

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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