“It has helped me to put things in perspective and move on from destructive behaviour patterns”

Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service (WCTS) offers a free or low cost accessible counselling and psychotherapy service for Leeds women on low incomes. Venues are in the city centre and in communities around Leeds. Learn about our services here.

Contact us: 0113 245 5725

Please note we are currently experiencing problems with our phones. If you experience ringing without an answer we are here but all the lines are being used. Please either try again later or alternatively email us on info@womenstherapyleeds.org.uk


Our general waiting list is now closed.

We are accepting referrals from:

  • women of Bengali, Pakistani, Gujarati and Indian descent – please email info@womenstherapyleeds.org.uk if you are interested
  • women who currently self harm – please contact the office for a referral form
  • women who are pregnant or have a baby under one year old
  • women who have had successive removals of children from their care

If you are interested in finding out more about any of the above, please contact the office on 0113 2455725.

As soon as the Service opens to women with other needs we will update this page.

Poetry course

In partnership with Hamara we are running a poetry sharing course, for more information click here. If you are interested please call the office on 0113 2455725 and ask for Andrea. For women speaking languages other than english please email info@womenstherapyleeds.org.uk.

Mothers living apart from their children creative arts therapy group

For more information click here. If you are interested please call the office on 0113 2455725 and ask for Alison Gilmour or email  alisongilmour@womenstherapyleeds.org.uk


As members of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) we work within their Ethical Framework for Good Practice.

To find out more about BACP and about counselling go to  BACP website

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New poetry sharing course

See our latest Impact Report 2014-2015

Click here for information on other services in the Leeds area that may be of use to you.

Anxiety Leeds is a peer support group for people suffering from anxiety and panic attacks. Go to www.anxietyleeds.org.uk for more information.

There is also an NHS online mental health service which may be helpful. Please click here to be redirected.

Contact us

If you are experiencing:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Relationship Difficulties
  • Enduring problems arising from past physical, emotional or sexual abuse
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