We appreciate that everyone is struggling to understand the current situation regarding the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Here at The Retreat we are following national advice and guidance and have temporarily suspended all face-to-face appointments.

Please be reassured that you can speak to us by telephone and also see and speak to us online via video link.

Many people are taking advantage of our video consultations and we would urge you to enquire about this. Find out more here



We are introducing new prices for our services, for current and new clients, in order to increase access in these challenging times and providing more opportunities to support our local community.

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Compassion, Collaboration, Community

Our therapy services are now open on Saturdays

Compassion, Collaboration, Community

Our therapy services are now open on Saturdays

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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

What's happening at the Retreat

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How I'm managing to keep my routine amidst all these changes

Expert by Experience Rose Anne Evans explains how, as an autistic person, it's a real challenge to keep up with all the changes and guidelines at the moment.

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How Ronnie is coping with the extra anxiety of 'lockdown'

Ronnie Pinder, our Expert by Experience at The Retreat, describes how he's dealing with waves of panic attacks and other problems, brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

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