Elena Bain

104 Hamilton Place
AB15 5BB

07885555827 / 07885555827

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104 Hamilton Place
AB15 5BB

07885555827 / 07885555827

About me

As long as I remember I have held a deep interest in human relationships and their ways of being. Once  my youngest child started school I began my formal training in counselling and psychotherapy And have since volunteered at the Terence Higgins Trust, working with gender and sexually diverse clients, and this remains at the core of my work today.
I have been privileged to volunteer as a staff and student and student counsellor at the University of Aberdeen and have also worked with adults and youths at Aberdeen Counselling and Information Service (ACIS) . As a volunteer at Cairns Counselling Service I saw both individuals and couples and have been employed byMental Health Aberdeen (MHA) since 2014 seeing both individuals and couples.

Training, qualifications & experience

Post Graduate Diploma in Person Centred Counselling - University of Aberdeen
Post Graduate Diploma in counselling Gender and Sexual Diversites - Pink Therapy, London
Certificate in Relationship Counselling for Gender and sexual  diversities - Pink Therapy London

I am currently employed as a counsellor with MHA (Mental Health Aberdeen) and work with both individuals and couples. 

I previously volunteered at THT (Terence Higgins Trust), Cairns Counselling and ACIS (Aberdeen counselling and Information Service & completed there Training course and I was a staff and student counsellor at Aberdeen University.

my gender and sexually diverse clients have included:
- bisexuality
- cross dressers
- gay
- heterosexual
- lesbian
- questioning
- gender fluid
- sexually fluid
- trans F2M
- Transgender

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Gender and Sexual Diversity issues - including gender diverse and non binary people and those people who are maybe diagnosed with 'Gender Dysphoria' or 'Gender Incongruence'.

I am BDSM/Kink Knowledgeable

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  • Elena Bain


£40 per hourly session for individuals
£50 per hourly session for couples or £70 for a 90 minute session.
if it is appropriate I am willing to see you on a flexible basis e.g. fortnightly.

Further information

I am currently attending Strathclyde University for a Certificate in Supervision And have space for one supervisee, free of charge, whilst I am in training. I am available to supervise via Skype.

Maps & Directions

Aberdeen, AB15 5BB

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


I currently have some sessions available to see both individuals, couples (or more) and supervisees.

Types of client

Older adults
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