Psychotherapy and Counselling in Canterbury
I am Samantha Walton and I am a psychoanalytic psychotherapist working in private practice in Canterbury CT1 & Faversham ME13, ideally located for Ashford and Whitstable 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 in Faversham or Canterbury, with easy access from Ashford and Whitstable, the locations are easily accessible by car or train. I am committed to providing psychotherapy in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment.
I work with individuals offering psychotherapy 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/psychotherapist 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 discuss what you need 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:
- Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating Patterns
- Relationship Difficulties
- Life Changes and Difficulties with Adjustment
- Personality Disorders
- Low Self Esteem
- Bereavement and Loss
- Bipolar Disorder
- Stress and Anxiety
I see clients in Canterbury and Faversham if you are seeking psychotherapy in Ashford, Whitstable and Sittingbourne both are ideal locations. In Canterbury I’m situated 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. In Faversham there is ample on road parking with no parking restrictions or fees. 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; my fees are £55 per 50 minute session. If you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact me.