A very warm welcome

We offer a safe, welcoming and respectful counselling space for you to talk to our professional team of therapists which includes face to face in Cardiff and online throughout the rest of Wales.

A low-cost counselling service to help people who cannot otherwise access or afford counselling. This service predominantly helps people presenting with mild therapeutic needs. We currently have a short waiting list and are able to see clients fairly quickly. 

Affordable room rentals for private therapists.

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What is Counselling

What is counselling?

Life can be very complex and difficult to make sense of at times. Counselling aims to help people reach a better understanding of themselves and their lives so that they can live with greater contentment, peace and success.

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We welcome people from all backgrounds over the age of 18

YCS Low cost Counselling

Low cost counselling

Our low cost counselling is available to all and initially offers a block of 12 sessions. The service is provided by student counsellors who are in their final year of study and also by qualified counsellors who give their time freely to the service.  

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What we can offer

  • A low cost counselling service for people who struggle to access or cannot afford counselling.
  • We work to find the best match for you. 
  • YCS and our therapists are fully insured to practice privately
  • YCS is a partner organisation with National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)
  • All our practitioners undertake continuous professional development
  • We offer a selection of services to fit your needs, face to face, online and telephone
Therapy Online

Private Therapy 

We offer face to face therapy at our welcoming YCS Therapy Centre. At our centre, you will find a warm welcome with counselling rooms that are private, comfortable and set up with you in mind

Virtual online phone therapy Virtual / Online / Phone

We know that sometimes our lives can be hectic and it's difficult to find time to go to an appointment. We are here to help you access counselling easily. We are available for people who would prefer counselling on zoom or telepphone at a time that suits you. All our counsellors are trained in practicing online to ensure that we offer the best service whether you are in the room or on screen

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YCS Team

Our Team

YCS is a dedicated team of trustees and staff. Our trustees have decades of experience in therapeutic services and business and our staff are predominantly qualified counsellors with vast experience in the Charity sector.
We work tirelessly to provide a seamless counselling service that you can access easily and for many affordably.

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Rent a room

YCS Therapy Centre � like minded professionals under one roof

  • Rent a room from us � occasional, sessional, longer term
  • Warm welcoming spaces which your clients will appreciate
  • Therapeutic spaces with you in mind - counselling chairs, tables to work at, beanbags for those who struggle with chairs, spacious rooms for moving around
  • Talk to us about our training room
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YCS Mission
Mission Statement
Contribute to the well-being of communities in Wales by providing counselling and other therapeutic services to people in need, especially those who experience difficulty in accessing services.
YCS Vision
Counselling and therapeutic services accessible for all.
YCS Value
Compassion - We want to understand
Open-mindedness - We accept you for who you are
Ethical - We work to the highest professional standards
Change - We aim to improve well-being and mental health
Inclusive - We are here for all
At YCS these are not just statements, they are who we are!


Contact us today and find out how we can help on 

We are here to listen. We understand that seeking help is a big step and one that you may be unsure if you can take

We are understanding and will take the time to listen to you. If you are thinking about seeking help, talk to us about counselling. We are happy to answer any questions and talk to you about what counselling is, how you can start counselling with us and how we work.

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