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YPAS offers a range of wellbeing and therapeutic services for children aged 5-15 years, young people ages 16-25 years and their families in Merseyside. 

Established in 1966 YPAS is a charitable sector organisation that supports children, young people and families with their mental health and emotional wellbeing difficulties. We deliver our services in primary schools, secondary schools and 3 community hubs across the city.

  • YPAS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and families and expects all staff to share in this commitment
  • We aim for quality services and equal opportunities for all

Student Placements at YPAS 

YPAS works alongside and has strong relationships with universities and higher education institutes (HEI). At YPAS, we offer counselling placements for students undertaking counselling and/or psychotherapy training. We are committed to supporting our students to reach their full potential.

Counselling and/or Psychotherapy Placements: 

If you would like to join us or would like more information regarding our counselling and/or psychotherapy placements, please send your up-to-date contact details and CV to [email protected]

YPAS is currently accepting applications and has limited therapy student placement positions.

Other Student Placements: 

If the placement query is regarding alternative disciplines (such as social work or youth work), please contact the designated placement coordinator at your university or HEI.