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Our Story

The Village Orchard East CIC is a not for profit organisation based in East Anglia.


We are a trauma responsive organisation, with a goal of providing personalised mental health support, through one to one therapy sessions and group work.

The Village Orchard opened in October 2019 with an aim to support anyone wishing to access trauma responsive, mental health support.

Including those who have been turned away from, or unable to access the help they need elsewhere.

We know people can face a number of barriers when trying to find help, but we believe everybody deserves access to the psychological support they need, that it is suited to them and at a price they can afford. We offer sliding scale fees for our sessions, meaning those able to pay full price for their sessions are 'Paying it Forward' to allow someone with financial limitations to access high-quality, trauma responsive psychological support.

Our team of independent practitioners, volunteers and students provide this support through one to one psychological interventions and group work.

The services we offer are open to children, young people, adults, and families. We are also able to create bespoke psychological support packages for schools, groups and organisations.

The Village Orchard values connections with many other organisations, we are great believers in Community over Competition. We know much can be gained from connecting with people.

We have creative partnerships with professional services and other agencies, local and national charities, social enterprises, schools, organisations, the NHS, and local councils.

Our work aims to reduce the strain on statutory services and charitable organisations who are already under-funded or running over capacity.

If you are:

  • an independent practitioner wishing to gain accreditation hours or wanting to volunteer some time

  • a student practitioner looking for their second placement

  • a colleague working at an organisation that would like to collaborate

  • interested in fundraising for us to support our work or wishing to make a donation

  • a business wishing to provide corporate support

  • a business, organisation, community group or school interested in learning how we can support your organisation 


Please do get in touch, we would love to connect.


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