Therapy & Specialist Support Services

Eliana Riccardi
Young Women's Specialist Advocate

Eliana joined Respond in February 2020. She holds a DAPA qualification (Domestic Abuse Prevention Advocate) and previously worked for over three years with BME survivors of gender-based violence, both as an advocate and therapist. She has managed a VAWG service within a BME organisation and has also worked with young people and adults with learning disabilities as an employment advisor, enabling users to engage with mainstream jobs. Eliana is a psychosynthesis counsellor, practising since she graduated in January 2017.