Children and Young People’s Services at The Retreat, Manchester

What services do we for children and young people?

If you are a parent or a carer and think your child or your family needs some help or support, then please get in touch with us. We can help you to think about what support you need, and how you can access it. We would be very happy to talk through all your options and see how we could help. 

The Retreat offers mental health assessment and therapy services for children and young people, their parents and carers. You can find out specific information for this service here.


We’re proud to provide access to a broad range of therapies and assessments for children and young people, that are evidence-based, responsive, and effective.


Who is the service for?

We provide a bespoke therapeutic support for children and young people who may have experienced a range of difficulties:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression or low mood
  • Traumatic experiences
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Bereavement
  • Eating difficulties
  • Issues with confidence and self-esteem
  • Stress
  • Panic attacks
  • Sleeping difficulties
  • Other issues relating to the child/ young persons to wellbeing


Who will you see at your appointment?

Our diagnostic assessment and therapy services for children and young people are delivered by a highly skilled multidisciplinary team of clinicians including child psychotherapists, clinical and educational psychologists, speech and language therapists and paediatric occupational therapists. 


    Request an appointment for the Children and Young People Services

    To request an appointment, please download the Children and Young People referral form (Word document) by clicking the button below

    The Children’s Services are not a crisis service. If you are worried that a child may be at risk of harm you can contact the NSPCC Helpline. Telephone 0808 800 5000. Email They have professional counsellors for help, advice and support. If the risk is urgent you will need to call the emergency services.  If you have urgent concerns about your child’s mental health, please contact your GP.

    How To Access The Service

    All therapies are accessed via our Initial Therapies Assessment. 

    To discuss a referral or just to talk to us about whether we can help, please call us on 0161 445 2099.



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    Why choose The Retreat?


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    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.

    Hampden House, 2 Palatine Road, Withington, Manchester M20 3JA

    Call Us: 0161 445 2099