Elaine Jenkins

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BACP Counsellor (Accredited) & Supervisor
Available for new clients
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Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Welcome to my profile. I'm Elaine, an experienced counsellor of 18 years, drawing on many techniques to help you cope if you are feeling overwhelmed by life's many challenges. Do you find yourself struggling to navigate your way through difficult emotions and situations? If so, then I am here to offer you a safe space where you can explore your feelings, gain clarity and discover your inner strength. 

It can sometimes be that a different perspective is achieved by talking through the difficulties, which can change how you feel. It may be a reflection of low self-esteem, which can impact your view on life, so you can explore and achieve a deeper self-awareness to enable you to build resilience, face challenges, and feel stronger.  

Whatever the problem, be it anxiety, stress, low mood and depression, relationships, addictions, family,  workplace or some challenging system which you are trying to cope with, the solution is always within yourself. You may even want to seek personal growth and development, and counselling is an excellent way to learn more about yourself. Together we will explore your thoughts and feelings, identify underlying patterns and develop practical strategies to help you move forward with confidence and resilience. 

As a dedicated counsellor, my mission is to empower individuals like you to overcome obstacles and thrive. With a compassionate and non-judgmental approach, I provide personalised counselling sessions tailored to your unique needs and goals, drawing on a diverse range of therapeutic techniques, including cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness-based approaches and solution-focused therapy. I will work with you to foster insight and promote positive change. 

I believe that every individual has the potential to lead a fulfilling and meaningful life and I'm committed to helping you unlock that potential. No matter what challenges you are facing remember that you are not alone. Take the first step and call or email me and we can move forward from there.

I offer a free 15-minute phone consultation and then we can arrange an appointment, be it face-to-face, online, via Zoom or by telephone. You’re in control, so give me a call and find a way home to emotional freedom. It may be the best gift you can give to yourself!

Training, qualifications & experience

  • CPCAB Diploma in Integrative Counselling / 2012
  • Open University Undergraduate Degree in Counselling Psychology 2016
  • Albany Centre / Diploma in Clinical Supervision / Level 6 - 2019
  • Mindfulness Teaching Certificate / 2019 (Mindfulness Now)
  • Open College Network / Level 3 Working with Survivors of Rape and Childhood Sexual Abuse / 2011
  • Tavistock Centre for Relationships / Working with Parental Couple Relationships / 2016
  • Victim Support Level 4 Certificate / Supporting victims of Domestic Violence and Victims of Crime / 2011
  • Certificate in REWIND THERAPY,  for treatment of phobias and PTSD / since 2012
  • Diploma in Counselling Young People / Trauma Informed Training 2013
  • Coaching Academy / Personal Development Coach 2023 
  • Fully Enhanced DBS Certification 
  • Fully Insured 

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Vitality

Additional information

Payment can be made by Bank Transfer, Cash, Paypal or Visa Credit Card

When I work

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Please give me a call or send an email so that we can discuss your needs at this time. 

Further information

Working with clients is always a privilege and it is my pledge to offer the very best service to you and to work towards a self healing state for you to achieve.

Membership of the BACP also ensures that I attend regular additional training to ensure that I am at the cutting edge of psychotherapeutic approaches which are best tailored to your needs.

Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Additional languages


Online platforms

Microsoft Teams


In person

I qualified as a Counselling Supervisor at the Albany Centre in St Albans in 2018.

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Elaine Jenkins
Elaine Jenkins