The Retreat in York is a specialist private hospital for adults with psychiatric difficulties. It has specialist services for eating disorders, BPD, forensic, rehab, older adults and addictions, It is part of the Quakers. Hence the ethos is around compassion and psychological therapy. Most patients are funded by the NHS. It is registered with most private health insurers. Part of the Therapeutic Community national network is has received high praise from professionals and service users as well as the CQC and community of communities programme. It also now has its own Recovery College. All The mental health professionals who work there use a holistic approach and are trained in the use of talking therapies to a high specialist level including DBT and mentalisation based treatment.