"This has helped me so much. I’m leaving a much happier person."

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.

We are experiencing some issues with our telephone lines. If the line is ringing but not being answered please either try again later or phone us on 07590 863205. 

Please note our waiting list for individual therapy is closed at the moment (this is due to demand and is reviewed each month)

We are accepting referrals for the following groups;

New Flying Lessons for Women Group  – open for new members until the end of October 2017

A group for women wanting to work towards becoming more confident. Would you like to build your confidence; feel less isolated; improve your wellbeing and develop your strengths, talents, coping skills and happiness. If you are interested please click here or contact the office on 0113 2455725 and ask for Andrea.


The group will begin with 3 individual sessions to help you to establish whether Dramatherapy is right for you. If you are interested please click here or contact the office on 0113 2455725.

Psychotherapy Group for Women with a Learning Difficulty

The group meets on Mondays weekly from 1.30 – 2.45pm. If you are interested please click here or contact the office on 0113 2455725.

Information and support with self harm

Access WomenSpace is currently unable to take any more referrals while we address issues with our funding. If you are self harming and need some support please visit the Mindwell website or see your GP or support worker.

For useful information on services available please click here.

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

Latest news

Visible Network Event for front line staff – Improving health and wellbeing with adult survivors of child sexual abuse

New Flying Lessons for Women Group

Latest vacancies

See our latest Impact Report 2016

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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