Elaine is the founder and is currently developing Kooth’s services into the international arena. Elaine maintains a keen interest in digital health services and sits on the TechUK COVID response team. Elaine graduated from University of Sussex (BA Social Administration) and went on to train as a counsellor and psychotherapist. For many years she worked with young people as a therapist . She has worked with the homeless and with refugees. She is also a writer and an editor, and is the founder of a start- up publishing company.