Elaine worked for many years as a therapist with young people. She is the founder and chair of XenZone and its children and young people’s counselling service, kooth.com.
Kooth delivers an online counselling and therapy service plus an online community where young people can get support and information in a safeguarded environment. She is also the Innovations Director for
Minds For Life, where she has been part of a team developing content for their suite of mental health apps. In her spare time she runs a small press which publishes middle grade and YA fiction.