Psychotherapy and Counselling in Canterbury
During Covid 19 restrictions all sessions will be via a video platform or over the telephone.
I am Samantha Walton and I am a psychoanalytic psychotherapist working in private practice in Canterbury, Kent serving Faversham and Ashford and the surrounding towns and villages. I am a highly specialist psychotherapist in a secondary care setting in the NHS and I have a range of experience including working as a counsellor in primary care and as a psychotherapist in a specialist eating disorders service. If you are looking for a psychotherapist or counsellor in Faversham, Sittingbourne, Ashford and Whitstable or the surrounding areas such as Herne Bay and the villages in between, the location is easily accessible by car or train. I am committed to providing psychotherapy in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment.
I work with individuals as a counsellor on an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period both short and long term, with the aim of enabling you to enhance your life and to live it more fully. I have a broad experience of treating psychological and emotional distress, choosing a counsellor is a personal choice and building a trusting working relationship is key to you having a positive experience, I would encourage all prospective clients to feel empowered in choosing a counsellor they feel comfortable with. An initial face to face appointment to explore what you need from your counsellor is highly recommended to support the therapeutic process and establish a foundation for an effective working alliance.
I am an experienced counsellor and psychotherapist and I work in a supportive and flexible manner with clients using a psychodynamic approach I have experience of supporting clients with the following presentations/difficulties:
My practice is situated in the heart of Canterbury and if you are seeking psychotherapy in Ashford, Faversham, Whitstable and Sittingbourne it is an ideal location. My practice is within walking distance from the bus station and Canterbury East and West train stations. There are a number of pay and display car parks in Canterbury the closest being Holmans Meadow. If you have further questions about my practice or approach as a counsellor and psychotherapist there is some additional information in The Frequently Asked Questions page and my registrations and qualifications are also included in the Qualifications page. If you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact me. My contact details are listed on the right and I will come back to you and I am happy to return calls in the evenings and on a Saturday morning if needed.