Ann-Marie Chinnery

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Manchester, Greater Manchester, M30
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you feeling sad, anxious or empty?  As a person-centred counsellor and psychotherapist, I help people with a variety of issues: anxiety, depression, low self-esteem/ confidence, relationship issues, women's issues, bereavement, abuse, alcohol/ substance issues.

I offer an integrative approach to counselling with the use of EFT, Rewind therapy and Cognitive Behavioural therapy. 

I have a warm, compassionate and understanding nature, recognising that everyone is unique.  I will tailor our therapy sessions to accommodate your needs.

I am particularly passionate about supporting people who have suffered from trauma.  Each person reacts differently to traumatic situations due to our individual nature, and the types of trauma can range from being the victim of a crime, the tragic loss of a loved one/ child, to PTSD and sexual/ physical abuse to name just a few. I have done a lot of research into the effects trauma has on the mind and body, and how it affects our ability to function day to day. Very often trauma can become trapped in the body without us even realising it. We may wonder why we react in a certain way, become angry/ irritable for no apparent reason or struggle to deal with various situations.  Through our work together we can create a safe space for us to unpack this together.

While talking therapy can help; for those who have been impacted by trauma, talking does not always get to the root of the issue.  I therefore offer a practical problem focused approach through the use of Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Rewind therapy.

It takes courage to reach out for help. I offer a free no obligation consultation to give you the opportunity to see if I’m the right person to work with you, and ask any questions you may have. If you are ready to embark on a journey to find the real you, then please send me a message or give me a call.

Training, qualifications & experience

I work in both private practice, and for a registered charity which supports people who are feeling low, whether it be from life events or due to mood disorders.  

When we experience depression and anxiety this can affect our ability to sleep and function in the way we need to.  I offer clients the opportunity to really feel heard. So often we can feel forgotten and ignored, and rather than speaking out, we try and please others by agreeing with them and not saying how we really feel.  Through my work as a therapist, I help clients to find freedom from anxiety and depression and to feel more empowered in their relationships with others.

I have also worked with young people (and adults) who are experiencing OCD, eating disorders and separation anxiety. Trying to navigate through the difficulties that young people face can be difficult, however I can offer a practical and problem-focused approach to help you through whatever is dragging you down.

Qualifications

Emotion Freedom Techniques

Postgraduate diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Continuing professional education:

The effects of trauma

The impact on parents of losing a child

Anxiety and depression

CBT for insomnia

Health anxiety

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer an approachable and affordable service to help you discover who you truly are so that you can start living life to the full.

£50 per 1 hour session.

Manchester, Greater Manchester, M30

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Ann-Marie Chinnery
Ann-Marie Chinnery