Elizabeth is a qualified teacher and has trained in various counselling and coaching approaches, she has spent many years working with and for young people. She has been a head teacher of a small school for young people with behavioural and emotional difficulties, a special educational needs co-ordinatoor (SENCO) in a Brighton primary school, a behaviour consultant and provided training to schools. She has worked for East Sussex and Brighton & Hove Education Authorities as a manager for both SEN and mental health & wellbeing systems and provided school support and advice around these. Outside of education and wellbeing she has managed and delivered support for young carers through the Carers's Centre and supported women through Brighton Threshold.
She was diagnosed with ADHD at the grand old age of 51 and autism at 57, she understands the complexities and highs and lows of living with neurodiversity and would love to offer her skills, experience and support to neurodierse women and young people and to those who are feeling a bit anxious or low in confidence and self belief. Elizabeth co-facilitated adult support sessions and set up and facilicated parent support sessions through ADHD Aware in Brighton.
Elizabeth wants to help those women and young people who haven't always found it easy to get what they need and for them to feel listened to and supported in a way that works for them.