Elaine’s Degree in Psychology with Early Childhood Studies has given her a rich theoretical understanding of human behaviour and a keen interest in developmental psychology. Additionally, Elaine has gained over 15 year’s experience of providing emotional support to children and adults within many different settings (e.g. a specialist school for children with Dyslexia and a homeless hostel). Her studies at University combined with this experience of supporting vulnerable people of all ages, demonstrates her dedication to helping people improve their psychological wellbeing. This ultimately led to Elaine’s decision to develop her skills and knowledge further by training at the University of Kent to become a counsellor.
Elaine’s counselling experience includes working as a counsellor at an international college, counsellor within a university welfare team and counsellor at a community counselling service, she has also worked as a co-tutor on a counselling training programme. Elaine has a broad experience of working with a wide range of issues including relationship problems, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, abuse, gender confusion and self-harm. Elaine offers counselling on a one to one basis to adults either short term or long term.
Elaine is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP).