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Marcos Alves Ribeiro, BACP

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Trauma, Abuse Self esteem, Motivation Depression
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About me

I am a licensed psychologist/psychotherapist, lecturer and researcher with 20 years of professional experience on helping clients to overcome their psychological issues. Specialist in using person-centred approaches to effect change and enhance psychological well-being. Effective communication in English and portuguese, with a history of success in counselling for emotional distress, anxiety and depression, self-esteem, relationship issues, crisis intervention and group counselling. Also trained in intervention for major mental health issues. Strong knowledge about the Mental Health Act -2010 and Equality and Diversity Act 2010. Professional practice in compliance with BACP guidelines for confidentiality and privacy.

Professional experience

20yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Trauma, Abuse Self esteem, Motivation Depression

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment issues, Avoidant Personality, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body image, Cancer, Caregiver issues and stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Divorce and separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Expats, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Hoarding, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Men's issues, Midlife crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood disorders , Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy and childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social anxiety and phobia, Somatization, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

Languages

EnglishPortuguese

Credentials information

BACP Therapist - Registered Member MBACP #401110

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Marcos Alves Ribeiro. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Marcos is a very professional therapist. He knows when to listen and when to talk. He really digs deep and helps find a source of the issues I am facing and gives ideas on how to address those issues effectively. I enjoy working with Marcos and highly recommend him. He has helped me a lot.

Written on Feb 14, 2024 after therapy with Marcos for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, anger management, and coping with life changes

Working with Marcos has been a transformative experience, allowing me to delve into and deconstruct long-standing issues that have plagued me for years. His empathetic approach as a therapist has been invaluable, and I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone within my circle without hesitation.

Written on Jan 29, 2024 after therapy with Marcos for 2 weeks on issues concerning lgbt, trauma and abuse, and sleeping disorders

Good therapist, listens well, is able to develop and deepen several facets of my issues.

Written on Dec 17, 2023 after therapy with Marcos for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety

He listens and cares

Written on Nov 17, 2023 after therapy with Marcos for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd

Marcos was super quick to pick up the issues underlying what I was discussing and provides the perfect balance of listening and advice. Only a couple of sessions in but would definitely recommend him!

Written on Oct 24, 2023 after therapy with Marcos for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

Marcos has been an amazing help - with his guidance I am able to dig so much deeper into my past traumas and he helps me to consider life in a new light. He is patient and considerate, I couldn’t recommend him enough!

Written on Oct 17, 2023 after therapy with Marcos for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties