Dr Leyla Rafieian Taheri

Tel : 07925 273596

Services also availible in Swedish

and Farsi 

  • Why choose Leeds City Psychology?

  • Chartered Counselling Psychologist

    Your psychologist is trained at Doctoral level, the highest rank within the profession. This ensures that they are highly trained and experienced in providing therapy.

  • Ethical Practice

    This practice abides by ethical standards set by the British Psychological Society and the Health and Care Professions Council UK. This way you can be reassured that the treatment you are receiving is ethical and evidence based.

  • Competitive Rates

    Rates are kept low in order to make therapy easily accessible for everyone. First session offered at half price (£40) and is non-binding. Funding through most major insurance companies available such as AVIVA, AXA and Simply Health.

Welcome to Leeds City Psychology

Leeds City Psychology is a private counselling service led by Dr Leyla Rafieian-Taheri. Leyla is a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society and registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council. 

If you are experiencing stress, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relational problems, or any other unwanted experiences and are seeking resolution, you have come to the right place. Effective and evidence based treatments are available in a highly confidential environment where you can begin your healing process. 

Leyla is an experienced and enthusiastic psychologist who has worked with individuals suffering from complex and enduring mental health issues in the NHS, voluntary- and private sector. She provides therapy for individuals using evidence based therapies including CBT and Psychodynamic models as well as providing Expert Witness services in Civil Law cases. 


          For individuals (18+) requiring counselling on a long- or short term basis

          For trainees of the doctoral course in Psychology and fellow Psychologists or counsellors

          A professional mental health check-up to decide how to boost confidence and live a more fulfilling life

          For lawyers, health care providers and employers requiring assessments and reports

The office is located on 55 Great George Street in Leeds and is easily accessible by car or public transport. Your first session is half price at £40 to determine how you may benefit from therapy and what treatments may be suitable. Clients funded by insurance companies are also welcome.