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Specialisms

  • Trauma

    Trauma / Adjustment disorder and Trauma / Post traumatic stress disorder

  • Depression

    Depression / Dysthymia, Depression / Major, Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), Pre and post-natal depression, Depression / Seasonal affective, Depression / Self harm, and Depression / Suicidal thoughts

  • Anxiety / stress

    Anxiety / Agoraphobia, Anxiety / Acute stress, Anxiety / Death, Anxiety / Financial, Anxiety / Generalised, Anxiety / Health, Anxiety / Panic attacks, Anxiety / Performance, Anxiety / Separation, Anxiety / Social anxiety disorder, Anxiety / Social phobia, Anxiety / Specific phobia, and Anxiety / Stress management

  • Grief / loss

    Grief / Anticipatory mourning, Grief / Bereavement, Grief / Complicated grief, Grief / Loss of a pet, Grief / Loss of a parent, Grief / Loss of a spouse, Grief / Loss of a child, Grief / Sudden loss, and Unemployment / redundancy

  • Personal

    Personal / Life transition, Personal / Bitterness, Personal / Boundary setting, Personal / Childhood related, Personal / Confidence, Personal / Feeling lost, Personal / Goal setting, Personal / Guilt, Personal / Jealousy, Personal / Lack of focus, Personal / Life coaching, Personal / Manipulative behaviour, Personal / Mid life crisis, Personal / Motivation, Personal / Nervous breakdown, Personal / Personal development, Personal / Self esteem, Personal / Shyness, Personal / Spirituality, Personal / Sports performance, and Personal / Victim mentality

  • Relationships

    Relationships / Abandonment, Affairs / infidelity, Relationships / Attachment issues, Breakups, divorce and separation, Relationships / Codependency, Relationships / Communication difficulties, Relationships / Cross cultural, Relationships / Doubt in relationships, Relationships / Intimacy, Relationships / Marriage problems, Relationships / Parenting related, Relationships / Peer relationships, Relationships / Premarital counselling, Relationships / Rejection, and Relationships / Same sex couple issues

  • Anger

    Anger / Aggression, Anger / Anger management, and Anger / Passive aggressive behaviour

  • Abuse

    Abuse / Emotional, Abuse / Physical, and Abuse / Sexual

  • Addiction

    Addiction / Alcohol, Addiction / Caffeine, Addiction / Gambling, Addiction / Smoking, Addiction / Social media, Addiction / Stimulant, Addiction / Video game, Addiction / Cannabis, Addiction / Cocaine, Addiction / Drug, Addiction / Inhalant, Addiction / Internet, Addiction / Hallucinogen, Addiction / Love and romance, Addiction / Opioid, Addiction / Other substance, Addiction / Pornography, Addiction / Prescription medication, and Addiction / Sex

  • Work

    Work / Career progress, Work / Leadership, Work / Mediation, Work / Workplace bullying, Work / Workplace performance, and Work / Workplace stress

  • Family

    Family / Adoption, Family / Blended families, Family / Carer support, and Family / Conflict

  • Conduct disorders

    Conduct disorders / Antisocial personality disorder, Conduct disorders / Intermittent explosive disorder, Conduct disorders / Kleptomania, Conduct disorders / Opposition defiance, and Conduct disorders / Pyromania

  • Developmental disorders

    Developmental disorders / Adhd, Developmental disorders / Autistic, and Developmental disorders / Learning disorder

  • Dissociative disorders

    Dissociative disorders / Depersonalisation and Dissociative disorders / Dissociative identity disorder

  • Eating

    Eating / Anorexia, Eating / Binge and over eating, Eating / Bulimia, Eating / Night eating, Eating / Obesity, Eating / Pica, Eating / Purging, Eating / Restrictive food intake, Eating / Rumination, and Eating / Weight management

  • Education

    Education / Boarding school concerns, Education / Dyslexia, Education / Exam pressure, Education / Learning difficulties, and School/academic performance

  • Health related issues (physical)

    Health / Abortion, Health / Alzheimers, Health / Brain injury, Health / Cancer, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Health / Chronic illness, Health / Dementia, Health / Disability, Health / Dyspraxia, HIV / Aids, Fertility / infertility, Health / Miscarriage, Health / Pain management, Health / Pregnancy and birth, Health / Psychosomatic, Health / Restless leg syndrome, Health / Stillbirth, Health / Terminal illness, Health / Tourettes, and Health / Vaginismus

  • Identity

    Cultural / religious identity, Identity / Discrimination, Identity / Gender identity, Identity / Identity crisis, LGBTQ, Men's issues, Identity / Racial identity, Identity / Sexual orientation, and Women's issues

  • Mood

    Mood / Bipolar disorder, Mood / Cyclothymia, Mood / Disruptive mood dysregulation, and Mood / Hypomania

  • Obsessive compulsive disorders

    Body dysmorphia (BDD), Ocd / Excoriation, Ocd / Hoarding, Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and Ocd / Trichotillomania

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Ann Marie Cunningham

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11 Years Experience

Integrative Therapeutic Coaching; healing psychological trauma, inspiring personal growth and shining a light on the human need for connection, with kindness. A leading dynamic Therapeutic Coach transforming lives globally. When Cocaine, Alcohol, Gaming, Gambling or other addictive behaviours are controlling you, talking...
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11 Years Experience

Integrative Therapeutic Coaching; healing psychological trauma, inspiring personal growth and shining a light on the human need for connection, with kindness. A leading dynamic Therapeutic Coach transforming lives globally.

When Cocaine, Alcohol, Gaming, Gambling or other addictive behaviours are controlling you, talking is not enough. Let's get to the bottom of what triggers your anxiety, stress, panic, loneliness, anger or other symptoms causing you to struggle in life at the moment.

Hello, I'm Ann Marie and it will be my privilege to work with you. Whatever is holding you back from living your life on your terms with meaning, inner peace and self-compassion is worth having a conversation about. As a dynamic and leading integrative therapeutic coach and trauma therapist, I do not believe in a 'one size fits all'.

Our collaborative alliance, coupled with my innate capacity to respond intuitively and authentically is at the heart of the transformation and success you will experience in working with me. Today you can create a different tomorrow.

'I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.' Carl Jung

YOU are not Alone, I will sit with you in a safe and impartial space and together we will find a way of working with kindness, curiosity, compassion and humour. Yes, we will laugh too! My hope for you is that you speak kindly to yourself and dare to dream. I'm here for YOU.

My knowledge of integrative psychotherapy and coaching psychology allow me to draw from a range of approaches to work creatively with you and act as a catalyst for new perspectives to emerge. All too often people come when they are at a low point, even burnt out. Maybe friends and family have stopped listening; you may feel alone, without support, even without hope. Life transitions can be planned milestones and celebrations. Sometimes they are unplanned and hit us like curveballs, changing our way of being, our identity and crushing our dreams. Such traumatic events get stuck in processing and require professional help to process and heal.

I have many years of corporate experience in the City working in training and leadership roles. Together with my team of experts, I designed, developed and delivered innovative and bespoke training initiatives, often rolling out multiple projects simultaneously within global investment banking corporations and SMEs.

However, personal loss was the catalyst for my transition from being a high-flyer in the City to a place of introspection and personal growth. Therapeutic Coaching is paramount to wellbeing and personal growth; sharing your story, your experiences, your thoughts and feelings with a professional in a confidential and non-judgemental environment enables change, facilitates healing and enriches life with greater meaning and awareness. It is my privilege to both facilitate and bear witness to the process; the sense of hope and possibility in the midst of struggle and vulnerability.

'To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.' Oscar Wilde

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is one of the most significant, exciting and innovative developments for decades in the treatment of psychological developmental and emotional trauma related conditions. The impact of psychological trauma is traditionally known as 'soul loss'.

When a person’s psychological homeostatic mechanisms are overwhelmed, their ability to cope with a situation may be exceeded. They are then no longer able to help themselves through the fight or flight mechanism and they go into a freeze response. Many people will recover from this naturally, without professional intervention, but some people may develop ongoing symptoms which require professional intervention. What is challenging but manageable for one person may prove traumatic for another. Trauma may go unrecognised for years, sometimes only being picked up when the sufferer seeks help for something else, such as anger management, addictions, suicidal ideation, or relationship issues.

As a leading Trauma Therapist in Harley Street, I regularly treat single event trauma. This transformative work enables the overwhelming responses to the experienced trauma to be processed and become a 'normal' memory. Examples of single event trauma experiences: motor accident, mugging, rape, spiked drink, difficult childbirth, IVF, medical experiences, hearing shocking news like medical diagnosis, loss: bereavement, stillbirth, miscarriage, abortion, separation, divorce.

Clients often present because of triggers affecting their everyday life; they are often unaware of the root cause of their sabotaging behaviours, emotional numbness, relationship issues. When a person has been subjected to ongoing trauma, as in child abuse/neglect or domestic intimidation or violence, that could give rise to complex trauma. Abuse or neglect in childhood that has significantly affected normal psychological, emotional and social development may be referred to as developmental trauma. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be diagnosed after certain kinds of traumatic events when symptoms have been ongoing for longer than one month. Delayed onset PTSD is also possible.

Not all wounds are visible; symptoms may include:
• Nightmares
• Guilt
• Poor judgment
• Intrusive memories
• Poor memory
• Survivor guilt
• Flashbacks
• Startle reflex
• Hyper-vigilance
• Irritability
• Anger and rage
• Self-destructive behaviours
• Lack of feelings
• Insomnia
• Poor concentration
• Hopelessness
• Poor self-esteem
• Negative self-image
• Apathy
• Mistrust
• Isolation
• Avoidance
• Excessive blame
• Dissociation

I am highly experienced and invested in continuing professional development:

* Leading EMDR therapist in Harley Street; healing psychological, developmental and emotional trauma
* Acclaimed International Integrative Therapist; experienced in an eclectic range of transformative modalities
* Dynamic Executive Coach; bridging the gap between surviving and thriving. Executive and Personal Coaching
* Wellbeing Consultant; Trainer and Clinical Supervisor raising awareness and caring for the carers
* Conflict Dispute Resolution Mediator; facilitating change, raising awareness, inspiring personal growth
* London Ambassador for the Association of Coaching Supervisors

Training and Accreditation
Trauma Therapist: EMDR (Level 4) as recognised by NICE and WHO - EMDR Europe Accredited
Integrative Clinical Supervisor of Individuals and Groups (Training recognised by: BACP, AHPP, NCP) Professional Supervisor and London Ambassador for Association of Coaching Supervisors
Executive Coach and Life Coach - Professional Coach EMCC, AC, AoEC
Integrative Therapist: Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, CBT - Senior Accredited NCP
Master NLP Practitioner and Trainer, Conflict Dispute Resolution Accredited Mediator - CEDR


Accreditations

  • (BPS) British Psychological Society
    • Time Line Therapy
    • Psychodynamic
    • Transactional analysis
    • Gestalt
    • Solution Focused Brief SFBT
    • Interpersonal
    • EMDR
    • Cognitive Behavioural CBT
    • Coaching
    • Attachment / Relational
    • Humanistic / Person Centred
    • Compassion Focused

Available via Skype, Phone & at London, W1G 9PF

   
"Very honest and excellent guiding in a time of need. Very professional and efficient from the first session! Thank you"
   
"I am so happy I found Ann Marie! After reading her impressive resume I was drawn immediately. Initially what started as a therapy session turned into executive coaching and Ann Marie does both incredibly well! Ann Marie has this wonderful ability to discuss any topic with deep understanding which makes the sessions very flexible and hence very exciting. I must say our sessions have exceeded my expectations. Ann Marie provides very valuable, practical and actionable feedback which allows you to start implementing changes in your life straight after the session. After the sessions with Ann Marie I’ve seen my work take huge steps forward to the point where I’ve made real progress not only in my own career but also helped my employees to progress with me. I feel a lot more confident and proactive which is awesome!"
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"Very honest and excellent guiding in a time of need. Very professional and efficient from the first session! Thank you"
   
"I am so happy I found Ann Marie! After reading her impressive resume I was drawn immediately. Initially what started as a therapy session turned into executive coaching and Ann Marie does both incredibly well! Ann Marie has this wonderful ability to discuss any topic with deep understanding which makes the sessions very flexible and hence very exciting. I must say our sessions have exceeded my expectations. Ann Marie provides very valuable, practical and actionable feedback which allows you to start implementing changes in your life straight after the session. After the sessions with Ann Marie I’ve seen my work take huge steps forward to the point where I’ve made real progress not only in my own career but also helped my employees to progress with me. I feel a lot more confident and proactive which is awesome!"
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