Ellen Bird

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Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

My name is Ellen.  I love my job.  I work hard to ensure you will receive the highest possible service from me, and to ensure you feel supported and safe throughout the time we spend together. I am a qualified Counsellor working in the Lichfield area (face to face) and with clients across the UK (online).

Talking to me will give you the opportunity to have an open and honest conversation with me about whatever is troubling you.

Working at your pace, we can talk things through and explore how to make the changes you want to see in your life.  I won't judge you and I won't offer advice.  I will empower you to take control of your mental health.

I use different counselling techniques to help us work through issues together. I can help you gain insight into yourself and your relationships, reduce stress and depression, to move forwards if you are feeling stuck and help you see a different perspective. I can support you following the death of a loved one, a loss or a trauma.

It is important that we both feel we will work well together so I offer a free 20-minute consultation for us to get to know each other. I will explain to you how I work, what I charge and what you can expect from me. I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Ellen is a qualified Counsellor and a Member of the BACP.

She has counselled many clients' experiencing issues including:

  • Grief and loss
  • Fertility problems
  • Relationship issues 
  • Stress/Anxiety/Depression
  • Ex-military personnel

Ellen has also worked with a number of clients who want to explore who they are and where they want their life to take them.

As well as her counselling experience she brings personal insight into issues like Adoption, Infertility Issues, Disability and being a carer.

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.


£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Free 20-minute consultation to determine if we will work well together.

Block Booking Discount -10% per 5 sessions

Student discount available

Further information

I work from a therapy room in the center of Lichfield with good parking and online with clients across the UK.

Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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From April 2023 my room will be located up 1 flight of stairs. Please contact me if this will create a problem for you and we can make alternative arrangements.

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