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Elinor Taylor, BACP

Relationships Trauma, Abuse Intimacy Self esteem, Motivation Depression
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About me

I work as an integrative therapeutic counsellor. This approach ensures that I focus on your needs adapting the therapy as required to meet those needs. My practice is largely person centered and psychodynamic which means the work is led by you the client and focused on the issues you present, providing empathy, unconditional positive regard for you and being congruent throughout. I also believe that our bodies can tell us a lot about unconscious feelings, and so I may bring mindfulness techniques into the practice if suitable.

I work with a wide variety of presenting problems such as stress, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, problems with sleeping, addictions, work related issues, relationship issues, self-esteem and loneliness, loss and bereavement, trauma and abuse, sexual problems, isolation, social anxiety to name a few.
It takes courage to seek out help and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Professional experience

3yrs in practice
Relationships Trauma, Abuse Intimacy Self esteem, Motivation Depression

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Eating disorders, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment issues, Blended Family Issues, Body image, Cancer, Caregiver issues and stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Divorce and separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and shame, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Paranoia, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social anxiety and phobia, Somatization, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Services offered

Live Chat

Credentials information

BACP Therapist - Registered Member MBACP #394310


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Elinor Taylor. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Elinor is a wonderful therapist. From day 1 we got along great, and she offered nothing but compassion and professional guidance.
She remembers things i told her a few (or 10) sessions ago, and it really feels like she is investend in my story, instead of just asking basic questions.
We had many key moments where a simple question or sentence gave me the needed jump for a breaktrough, even if it was something i didn`t want to hear.
I never felt pressured to do anything i didn't want and always felt like i could have ended the therapy with not strings attached. Not that i wanted to :)
Elinor also has quite the reportoire of techniques up her sleeves and can switch seamlessly between different branches of therapy.
Overall, i couldn`t be happier about her being my therapist and i can't recommend her enough.

Written on Mar 28, 2024 after therapy with Elinor for 1 year on issues concerning trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Elinor is amazing! She never fails to put words to complicated emotions, helping me untangle my emotions and feelings. She listens and makes helpful suggestions and gives me useful tools to help move forward.

Written on Feb 25, 2024 after therapy with Elinor for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, and adhd

In only 2 months of working with Elinor, I feel like I have made a progress in how I feel daily. Her way of allowing me to feel my emotions in a safe and non judgemental manner makes me feel heard and seen. Her comments are always on point and make me wonder and work on my issues. She gives me assignments and explains stuff in a way that I can understand and work on it. She has a motherly presence where one feels safe to explore their emotions. I am really greatfull for her!

Written on Jan 12, 2024 after therapy with Elinor for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, grief, and coping with life changes

With Elinor I feel in good hands and taken care of very well. She understands your situation, listens and gives excellent advice or techniques which you can integrate into your daily life. I can clearly see the process within myself. It takes time but it is so worth it. Elinor is a great therapist. I feel like she knows what really matters in mental health: She guides you through your journey and you will not regret it to reach out to her / reach out for help.

Written on May 16, 2023 after therapy with Elinor for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, and trauma and abuse

Elinor creates a safe space for me to share, is highly professional and I feel very grateful to have her to guide me through my thoughts and emotions. I recommend her highly.

Written on Mar 14, 2023 after therapy with Elinor for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, career difficulties, and adhd

I've been having sessions with Elinor for a few months now after life and stress just got on top of me. Elinor has been amazing in helping me get through the issues that brought me to this breaking point. We have gently explored my past and this has really helped me to see how some trauma from my childhood was still affecting me today and how I can work to get past it. It has been hard work but I'm so glad that I'm doing it. I've learnt so much about myself in the last few months. Elinor asks all the right questions and really challenges me, all without pressure or judgement. I'm so glad I was matched with Elinor.

Written on Mar 08, 2023 after therapy with Elinor for 3 months