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

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Video Consultations

Supporting you from the comfort of your own home via secure video link from our dedicated virtual consultation room

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Therapy which works for you

Refer yourself and get help for anxiety, depression, bereavement, relationships, stress or trauma. We can often help when others can't.

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Autism and ADHD

Experts in assessing, diagnosing and supporting adults, children and young people who may be living with Autism for ADHD. We seek to fully understand each person and enable them to live life that is meaningful to them.

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Helping people...

We support people and help them recover, using a wide range of different therapies and assessments.

We also diagnose people with autism, ADHD, eating disorders and psychological trauma.

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Therapy services

A range of therapies are available, to be tailored for each person. Some reasons for seeking therapy might include anxiety, stress, depression, bereavement and loss, and relationships issues. Depending on your needs, we will recommend the best way to get the support you need.

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Autism and ADHD

Our renowned assessment and diagnosis service for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) offers support for adults, children and young people.

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Trauma and stress

We have a dedicated team to help people who are experiencing symptoms trauma or stress. Depending on your needs, we will recommend the best way to get the support you need.

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Online Therapy

Accessing therapy online can be a convenient way to get the support you need, especially if you have mobility issues or don't live locally to York.

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Why choose The Retreat...

79% reported a clinical and reliable improvement during the course of therapy

100% rated their therapy as helpful

77% rated their therapy as extremely helpful

96% were very satisfied or satisfied with the service they had received

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Katja Osswald - Service Lead, Autism and ADHD Service


BLOG: The effect of gender on autism identification in children

Evidence is building which suggests girls could be just as likely to be on the Autism spectrum, as boys. Yet their symptoms may present differently. Dr Katja Osswald is Service Lead for The Retreat’s Autism and ADHD Service. Here she explores some of the evidence around this research.

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Saturday opening

Starting on 4th January 2020, clients will be able to access a range of general adult therapy services on a Saturday morning. The new extended opening times - from 9am-12pm are designed to provide new private patients with improved access at a time that suits today's busy lives. For more details contact 01904 412551.

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