Ann Marie Rhodes
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Taking the first steps to talk about your problems can be the beginning of making changes and taking control of your life.
As a qualified Accredited MBACP Counsellor/and EMDR.CBT and DBT practitioner. I can help you work through your troubles by offering the time and space for you to explore them. I work in an integrative way which means I tailor sessions to meet the needs of the person I work with.
I have extensive experience working with Couples, Adults, Children and Families in a range of settings, from GPs practice, Social Care, Schools and Private Practice. Working with Family Relationships and Breakdown/Conflict, Anger Management, Abuse, Anxiety/Depression, Self Esteem, work-related Stress, OCD, Panic and Phobias, Bullying, PTSD, Bereavement/loss, Affairs, Domestic Violence, Self Harm, Suicidal Feelings.
I am also a Clinical Hypnotherapist and work with Weight Issues, Smoking, Sleeplessness, Fear of Flying, Driving, Phobias, Habits, Relaxation, Stress, Panic Attacks, Fear of Vomiting and Anxiety, Public Speaking and many more.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Certificate in Counselling
- Diploma in Counselling
- CBT Skills
- Diploma CBT
- EMDR Practitioner
- Advanced Diploma CBT
- Diploma in NLP
- Master Practitioner NLP
- Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
- Advanced Master Diploma, Clinical Hypnotherapy
- Certificate in Couple Counselling/Relationships
- PG Cert in Family Group Work
- NOCN Mediation
- Intense DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy)
- EFT Practitioner
- Life Story Work
- Bereavement cert
- Theraplay Practitioner
- Child protection
- Identifying mental health problems in Children
- Conflict Management
- Solution focused approaches working with young people
- Managing challenging behaviour
- Sand play
- Self Harm/suicide
- Clean Language
- Return to Work
- Post Graduate Cert in Therapy with child and Families
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I offer mediation between couples and families. Relationship Counselling
Anger Management Group or one2one
I offer group work Virtual Gastric Band up to 3 people the cost can then be shared.
for example fear of flying, fear of dentist, dogs, spiders, OCD, needles, vomiting,
I offer evenings and weekend appointments, which can also be by Skype, Telephone, Online or Face2Face
Rooms In Stockport or may travel
£55.00 - £75.00
Counselling 50 Mins- £55
DBT 50 Mins - £65
CBT 50 Mins - £75
EMDR Mins - £75
When I work
In these unprecedented times am available using online, Skype, Zoom, or telephone. Mon,Tues,Thurs, Fri and Sat, form 9am - 8pm
I abide by the code of ethics of the BACP and GHSC and CNHC.
I also offer Telephone/Skype/ Online Counselling and Family Mediation Work.
I started seeing Marie to help me deal with the difficulties from my past experiences which prevented me doing so many things in my life.
Marie has enabled me to deal with my painful memories of my past and enabled me to move on and see a brighter future for myself. She has taught me how to think differently and that despite me thinking I was not a likeable person, have realised quite the opposite.
Her inspiration, help and guidance has enabled me to do something that I had only ever dreamed of but never imagined possible. I have written a candid book, which has enabled me to exorcise the demons of my past. I am extremely hopeful that will one day be published and I can perhaps help others who have had similar experiences as myself.
She has helped me to forgive myself and let go of all of the pain from the past, making me realise that none of it was my fault.
I felt totally comfortable sharing information with her that I had never told anyone else.
Marie, thank you so much, I already miss our sessions
Marie was recommended to me and speaking to her in a safe and comforting environment with a friendly smile makes a huge difference. I was instantly put at ease with Marie and whilst she is not able to bring back my mum and dad, I believe I have found someone who truly listens and understands how I feel. She has helped me realise that I need an opportunity to grieve and that this process will take as long as is necessary. During recent months she has also offered me tremendous support in other areas within my life which were also impacting on my grief. Her techniques are relaxed and friendly giving you the opportunity to open up and talk freely about how you are feeling, without being judgemental in any way. Marie has also provided a number of hypnotherapy sessions to help me deal with my issue of not sleeping properly and has kindly recorded them for me to use between our meetings. Counselling sessions with Marie are truly a life-changing experience. If you are reading this and considering going to see Marie for whatever reason I urge you to get in contact with her and change your life for the better. It's hard making that first step into admitting you need help but I can assure you, you won't regret it, I certainly haven't.