The Maya Centre

The Maya Centre

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  • Women

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The Maya Centre is a community-based charity in Islington, London providing free mental health and wellbeing services to women on low incomes with experiences of depression, anxiety and violence against women and girls (VAWG).

Our mission is to build a safe and inclusive women-for-women community in which we:

  • Support recovery from depression, trauma and Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) with a focus on building trust, resilience and voice.
  • Flex to meet women’s different needs by offering therapy, as individuals, in groups, face-to-face or remotely.
  • Prioritise intercultural and intersectional approaches via tailored and targeted support in community languages and for specific, minoritised cultural groups.
  • Seek to influence best practice in women’s mental health and wellbeing across our local community.


Provides free one-to-one counselling services

Provides free Group counselling sessions

Provides free psychoeducational workshops

Provides free complementary therapies / holistic mind-body therapies for women who have completed counselling sessions with the Centre

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