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Counselling offers a regular space to talk about the issues that you have in your life. You will meet your counsellor in a private and confidential setting. Your counsellor has the skills and training needed to help you explore your feelings and guide you through the issues affecting your life.  

About the Service 

If you would like to access counselling for yourself, you may qualify for counselling support through our Adult 1-2-1 service here at York Mind. We offer up to 16 sessions and each one lasts around 50 minutes. These are usually held weekly, either in-person at our premises at Highcliffe House (YO30 6BP), or online. 


How can this help me? 

A counsellor will be matched with you after an assessment has been carried out. Your counsellor will listen to you non-judgmentally and will support you to learn more about your feelings and emotions. They can help you in identifying strategies and tools to improve your overall mental health. 


Who can access this service? 

Adults who are: 


  • Aged 18+ 
  • Not a student at YSJ or UY 



York Mind aims to provide affordable counselling to adults who need our help. We operate a sliding scale of charges, ranging from £20 per session, up to £40 per session, depending on individual circumstances. Fees will be discussed with you in more detail your during your initial telephone assessment.  


Referring In 

To refer in, simply complete our referral form here (Or download the Word Version and send to 

We aim to be in touch within two weeks of receiving your referral. 


What will Happen Next? 

Once you have submitted a referral, you will be contacted by the counselling team who will arrange a telephone assessment with you. The assessment will establish your reasons for requesting counselling support and whether it is the appropriate service for you. After the assessment, you will be matched with a counsellor and your counselling journey commences. 

Contact Information 

If you want to find out more you can: 

  • contact a member of the York Mind Adult 1-2-1 counselling service team by ringing 01904 643364. 
  • email 


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