Sarah Seymour Counsellor & EMDR Practitioner
Counsellor, MBACP Accred Verified
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
I specialise in treating PTSD and other trauma related issues, such as recovery from an abusive relationship, traumatic or complicated grief, phobias, eating disorders, and trauma induced depression and anxiety.
My approach to therapy is that we shall work towards building a safe, trusting therapeutic relationship that enables you to comfortably explore your thoughts and feelings. I may be able to give you a fresh understanding and new awareness, in which you can find insight that brings about meaningful change and achieve new goals. Our current lives can be greatly impacted by our childhood and adolescent, sometimes we have experienced trauma in early relationships which are reflected in our adult relationships, we can use EMDR therapy to help with these issues.
01227 538862
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Faversham ME13
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I specialise in treating PTSD and other trauma related issues, such as recovery from an abusive relationship, traumatic or complicated grief, phobias, eating disorders, and trauma induced depression and anxiety.
My approach to therapy is that we shall work towards building a safe, trusting therapeutic relationship that enables you to comfortably explore your thoughts and feelings. I may be able to give you a fresh understanding and new awareness, in which you can find insight that brings about meaningful change and achieve new goals. Our current lives can be greatly impacted by our childhood and adolescent, sometimes we have experienced trauma in early relationships which are reflected in our adult relationships, we can use EMDR therapy to help with these issues.
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Clare Sullivan
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych. Verified
Faversham ME13
Not accepting new clients
I’m an experienced clinical psychologist specialising in working with people who have been affected by trauma, depression, anxiety and relationship difficulties. I also work with individuals who have issues of self-esteem, loss, adjustment difficulties and ambivalence.
07445 379786
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Faversham ME13
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I’m an experienced clinical psychologist specialising in working with people who have been affected by trauma, depression, anxiety and relationship difficulties. I also work with individuals who have issues of self-esteem, loss, adjustment difficulties and ambivalence.
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Mark Harlow - Talking Therapies Limited
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Accred Verified
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
If you are struggling with depression or low mood, anxiety, stress, bereavement, low self-esteem or self-confidence; perhaps going through some troubling relationship or family issues, or some important life changes, then please feel free to contact me for an appointment or a preliminary talk through your needs.
Welcome. My name is Mark Harlow and I shall be pleased to help you. When life gets tough it can be so hard to know just what to do to put things right. Feelings of anxiety, depression, anger, guilt, difficulties within our relationships - these things are not always easy to change on our own, especially for the longer-term. As a professional Counsellor and Therapist, I believe that counselling can help you to make sense of these often complex issues. It can make a real difference to how you see things, feel, how you act, and provide a big step forward. Simply put, counselling can be a very effective way to make your life better.
01795 505719
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Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
If you are struggling with depression or low mood, anxiety, stress, bereavement, low self-esteem or self-confidence; perhaps going through some troubling relationship or family issues, or some important life changes, then please feel free to contact me for an appointment or a preliminary talk through your needs.
Welcome. My name is Mark Harlow and I shall be pleased to help you. When life gets tough it can be so hard to know just what to do to put things right. Feelings of anxiety, depression, anger, guilt, difficulties within our relationships - these things are not always easy to change on our own, especially for the longer-term. As a professional Counsellor and Therapist, I believe that counselling can help you to make sense of these often complex issues. It can make a real difference to how you see things, feel, how you act, and provide a big step forward. Simply put, counselling can be a very effective way to make your life better.
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Kirsty Austin
Counsellor, MBACP Accred Verified
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
I have 10 years counselling experience, short term with Anxiety and Depression within NHS services and longer term within my private practice and community charities.
As an Accredited Counsellor & Hypnotherapist I understand that you are unique. No matter what you are going through in these uncertain times, I will be there for you. I have extensive experience working with anxiety, phobias, depression, trauma, PTSD, bereavement, stress, low self esteem and much more. I aim to provide a warm, accepting environment that is confidential and safe. Developing a supportive, non-judgmental relationship to facilitate self understanding, new insights and to help individuals find new ways of being. I work with adults and young adults providing long or short term therapy.
01227 947191
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Faversham ME13
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I have 10 years counselling experience, short term with Anxiety and Depression within NHS services and longer term within my private practice and community charities.
As an Accredited Counsellor & Hypnotherapist I understand that you are unique. No matter what you are going through in these uncertain times, I will be there for you. I have extensive experience working with anxiety, phobias, depression, trauma, PTSD, bereavement, stress, low self esteem and much more. I aim to provide a warm, accepting environment that is confidential and safe. Developing a supportive, non-judgmental relationship to facilitate self understanding, new insights and to help individuals find new ways of being. I work with adults and young adults providing long or short term therapy.
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Jo Walmsley
Counsellor, MBACP Verified
Office is near:
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
I am a down to earth, professional and accredited Integrative Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor. with tattoos and a love to laugh. I am experienced in many issues, but extensive experience in Disability, Domestic Abuse, Relationship Issues, Anxiety and Depression. I can help you begin to understand how past events and experiences may be responsible for your current beliefs, behaviour and actions. By helping you to see things in a new way it allows you the choice of change. You deserve the future you choose, let me help you find it.. Whilst based in Teynham, I also cover areas such as Sittingbourne, Faversham, Swale, Sheerness.
07745 614966
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Office is near:
Faversham ME13
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I am a down to earth, professional and accredited Integrative Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor. with tattoos and a love to laugh. I am experienced in many issues, but extensive experience in Disability, Domestic Abuse, Relationship Issues, Anxiety and Depression. I can help you begin to understand how past events and experiences may be responsible for your current beliefs, behaviour and actions. By helping you to see things in a new way it allows you the choice of change. You deserve the future you choose, let me help you find it.. Whilst based in Teynham, I also cover areas such as Sittingbourne, Faversham, Swale, Sheerness.
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Rhiannon Spicer
Counsellor, MBACP Verified
Office is near:
Faversham ME13
I am a qualified counsellor and a Registered Member of the BACP. I offer private counselling for adults and teenagers in the Sittingbourne, Teynham and Faversham area specialising in mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, panic attacks, self harm and low self esteem. I aim to support clients to find a way through their current difficulties and to build resilience and skills for the future.
01795 504354
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Faversham ME13
I am a qualified counsellor and a Registered Member of the BACP. I offer private counselling for adults and teenagers in the Sittingbourne, Teynham and Faversham area specialising in mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, panic attacks, self harm and low self esteem. I aim to support clients to find a way through their current difficulties and to build resilience and skills for the future.
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Michaela Ann Gaffney
Psychotherapist, BACP Verified
Office is near:
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
Person centred approach to recurrent depression and long term conditions such as fibromyalgia.
Great, you have already taken the first steps for you. I am not the expert on you, you are. I am here to support and explore with you what you maybe finding difficult or just not feeling Ok. This may be in your relationships, in your physical body or you are finding both these things are overwhelming sometimes. Together we can wonder, ponder and educate ourselves and understand, why? Then we can make a strategy and build on your already available resilience (you are here remember), and improve this together. This maybe just a few sessions, sometimes just one or a little longer if you need this.
07480 778404
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Office is near:
Faversham ME13
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Person centred approach to recurrent depression and long term conditions such as fibromyalgia.
Great, you have already taken the first steps for you. I am not the expert on you, you are. I am here to support and explore with you what you maybe finding difficult or just not feeling Ok. This may be in your relationships, in your physical body or you are finding both these things are overwhelming sometimes. Together we can wonder, ponder and educate ourselves and understand, why? Then we can make a strategy and build on your already available resilience (you are here remember), and improve this together. This maybe just a few sessions, sometimes just one or a little longer if you need this.
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Space For Change
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP Verified
Office is near:
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
I offer CBT, Counselling and EMDR treatments for: Anxiety: Depression: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD); Body Dysmophic Disorder (BDD); Trauma; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) for long-term health conditions; Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS); Specific Phobias, Chronic Pain management.
I am a Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist and Counsellor with over 10 years experience providing psychological services to adults and young people within NHS, local authority and educational settings. I am also involved in training/supervising NHS Post Graduate CBT psychotherapists. I am an accredited member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies BABCP. I am also a registered counsellor /psychotherapist with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy BACP and a graduate member of the British Psychological Society BPS.
01227 371011
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Office is near:
Faversham ME13
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I offer CBT, Counselling and EMDR treatments for: Anxiety: Depression: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD); Body Dysmophic Disorder (BDD); Trauma; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) for long-term health conditions; Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS); Specific Phobias, Chronic Pain management.
I am a Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist and Counsellor with over 10 years experience providing psychological services to adults and young people within NHS, local authority and educational settings. I am also involved in training/supervising NHS Post Graduate CBT psychotherapists. I am an accredited member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies BABCP. I am also a registered counsellor /psychotherapist with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy BACP and a graduate member of the British Psychological Society BPS.
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Brian Fenton
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP Verified
Office is near:
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
I am an experienced psychotherapist offering one to one psychotherapy and relationship therapy, and have been a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist since 2002. Having practised within the NHS as a Highly Specialist Psychotherapist from 2006-2018, and prior to this for five years as a GP counsellor, I have gained extensive experience in working with people who present with many different emotional and psychological difficulties such as: problematic relationships, sadness and loss, depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse, impulsive behaviours, self harming and addiction concerns. My private practice is based in Whitstable in Kent.
07883 041671
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Office is near:
Faversham ME13
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I am an experienced psychotherapist offering one to one psychotherapy and relationship therapy, and have been a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist since 2002. Having practised within the NHS as a Highly Specialist Psychotherapist from 2006-2018, and prior to this for five years as a GP counsellor, I have gained extensive experience in working with people who present with many different emotional and psychological difficulties such as: problematic relationships, sadness and loss, depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse, impulsive behaviours, self harming and addiction concerns. My private practice is based in Whitstable in Kent.
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Claire King
Counsellor, BACP Verified
Office is near:
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
Emotional and psychological difficulties can become problematic leading to depression, general anxiety and panic attacks and have a negative impact on our everyday life.
Hi my name is Claire King and I am a qualified integrative counsellor working with adults and adolescents. During this difficult time we are facing, I am offering telephone and online counselling to all who feel they need some support through this time of uncertainty. Sometimes we can feel 'stuck' and life throws us challenges that can feel overwhelming, with feelings of anxiety, sadness or anger which get in the way of us moving forward. I am a caring and empathic person who offers a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space where together we can explore your current situation while forming a trusting therapeutic relationship
01732 496744
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Office is near:
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
Emotional and psychological difficulties can become problematic leading to depression, general anxiety and panic attacks and have a negative impact on our everyday life.
Hi my name is Claire King and I am a qualified integrative counsellor working with adults and adolescents. During this difficult time we are facing, I am offering telephone and online counselling to all who feel they need some support through this time of uncertainty. Sometimes we can feel 'stuck' and life throws us challenges that can feel overwhelming, with feelings of anxiety, sadness or anger which get in the way of us moving forward. I am a caring and empathic person who offers a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space where together we can explore your current situation while forming a trusting therapeutic relationship
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Lisa McCafferty
Psychotherapist, MSc, ACP Verified
Office is near:
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
These include but are not limited to depression, anxiety, separation and attachment, self harm, behavioural concerns and gender identity issues.
I am an experienced, approachable Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist who trained at the Tavistock clinic in London. For over 15 years, I have worked therapeutically with children, adolescents and their families in a variety of settings including the NHS, schools and in my own private practice. My approach is flexible and creative, integrating Psychoanalytic knowledge of child development with therapeutic skill to make sense of a child’s troubled thoughts or feelings. I am passionate about offering high quality and age appropriate therapeutic interventions that are tailored to the individual child or adolescent.
01227 538022
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Office is near:
Faversham ME13
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These include but are not limited to depression, anxiety, separation and attachment, self harm, behavioural concerns and gender identity issues.
I am an experienced, approachable Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist who trained at the Tavistock clinic in London. For over 15 years, I have worked therapeutically with children, adolescents and their families in a variety of settings including the NHS, schools and in my own private practice. My approach is flexible and creative, integrating Psychoanalytic knowledge of child development with therapeutic skill to make sense of a child’s troubled thoughts or feelings. I am passionate about offering high quality and age appropriate therapeutic interventions that are tailored to the individual child or adolescent.
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Bob Froud
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Snr. Accred Verified
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
I know these are really difficult times for everybody, there is very clear and understandable fear about what is happening around us & many are suffering directly or indirectly from exposure to Covid-19. Rightfully many of us have isolated ourselves yet this can also create problems triggering or increasing depression and anxiety. Online face-to-face Psychotherapy and Counselling is an effective way of helping to manage and resolve many of the problems created by this threat to our health and well-being as well as presenting the opportunity to help with older “stuff” that may have been triggered by the present crisis.
07449 918508
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Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
I know these are really difficult times for everybody, there is very clear and understandable fear about what is happening around us & many are suffering directly or indirectly from exposure to Covid-19. Rightfully many of us have isolated ourselves yet this can also create problems triggering or increasing depression and anxiety. Online face-to-face Psychotherapy and Counselling is an effective way of helping to manage and resolve many of the problems created by this threat to our health and well-being as well as presenting the opportunity to help with older “stuff” that may have been triggered by the present crisis.
Sarah Jane Horsley
Counsellor, MBACP Accred Verified
Office is near:
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling down, struggling with depression and/or anxiety, pretending everything is OK when it's not? Do you have the sense that life has passed you by, that you lack purpose and drive? Maybe you've lost that sense of self, suffer low self-esteem or feel that you just don't belong? Are you struggling with trauma/past abuse or feel isolated, anxious and lonely? Perhaps you have relationship difficulties or health issues that are getting you down? Maybe you're elderly or stuck at home, feeling forgotten? These are all good reasons to access counselling and help you move forward in life. I look forward to hearing from you.
01225 969965
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Office is near:
Faversham ME13
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Are you feeling down, struggling with depression and/or anxiety, pretending everything is OK when it's not? Do you have the sense that life has passed you by, that you lack purpose and drive? Maybe you've lost that sense of self, suffer low self-esteem or feel that you just don't belong? Are you struggling with trauma/past abuse or feel isolated, anxious and lonely? Perhaps you have relationship difficulties or health issues that are getting you down? Maybe you're elderly or stuck at home, feeling forgotten? These are all good reasons to access counselling and help you move forward in life. I look forward to hearing from you.
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Paul Dorkin
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Verified
Office is near:
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
I offer 1:1 therapy helping adults facing a wide range of issues, including attachment, trauma, family conflict, bereavement, depression, anxiety, ill health, work stress, gender, self identity and finding meaning .
I offer kind, professional integrative therapy based upon our relationship and respecting your unique value. People seek psychotherapy for many significant reasons, it takes courage to face issues that are causing suffering or challenging you to heal and evolve. I aim to offer a warm, confidential and compassionate space so that as far as possible you feel secure, encouraged and ready to work through your challenges. I’m led by what you feel open to working with as you are the expert on your own experience. Therapy is short or long term. Sessions are held in purpose built rooms within easy reach of Canterbury with good parking.
01227 931239
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Office is near:
Faversham ME13
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I offer 1:1 therapy helping adults facing a wide range of issues, including attachment, trauma, family conflict, bereavement, depression, anxiety, ill health, work stress, gender, self identity and finding meaning .
I offer kind, professional integrative therapy based upon our relationship and respecting your unique value. People seek psychotherapy for many significant reasons, it takes courage to face issues that are causing suffering or challenging you to heal and evolve. I aim to offer a warm, confidential and compassionate space so that as far as possible you feel secure, encouraged and ready to work through your challenges. I’m led by what you feel open to working with as you are the expert on your own experience. Therapy is short or long term. Sessions are held in purpose built rooms within easy reach of Canterbury with good parking.
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David Goodlad
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Snr. Accred Verified
Office is near:
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
If you are struggling with any form of addiction, I can help. I provide a proven therapy that helps people change - have a look at the testimonials page on my website. I treat Sexual addiction and compulsion, betrayal, serial infidelity, alcohol problems, anger management and depression. I see clients with relationship and grief problems. I am a registered senior accredited counsellor and psychotherapist with 25 years experience.
01227 931235
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Faversham ME13
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If you are struggling with any form of addiction, I can help. I provide a proven therapy that helps people change - have a look at the testimonials page on my website. I treat Sexual addiction and compulsion, betrayal, serial infidelity, alcohol problems, anger management and depression. I see clients with relationship and grief problems. I am a registered senior accredited counsellor and psychotherapist with 25 years experience.
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Matt Goss
Counsellor, MBACP Accred Verified
Faversham ME13
I’m an experienced therapist and a registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy [BACP]. I offer a supportive, safe and confidential space where clients are helped to explore and understand difficulties arising from past or present experiences. I am located in Faversham and work with all ages (including children and adolescents) carrying out short term and long term therapy. I offer a free initial telephone consultation and if you wish to proceed with therapy I can arrange a face to face appointment within a week. Day & evening appointments are available.
07723 497880
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Faversham ME13
I’m an experienced therapist and a registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy [BACP]. I offer a supportive, safe and confidential space where clients are helped to explore and understand difficulties arising from past or present experiences. I am located in Faversham and work with all ages (including children and adolescents) carrying out short term and long term therapy. I offer a free initial telephone consultation and if you wish to proceed with therapy I can arrange a face to face appointment within a week. Day & evening appointments are available.
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Annie Foley
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MUKCP Verified
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
Through therapy you can find out things about yourself that will help you understand what is going on for you and help to develop your own understanding and gradually learn more about your innermost parts and lead the way to greater acceptance of yourself. This is awareness and will help you feel more empowered to choose to do things differently. I believe this work is about being true to yourself rather than being who you think you 'should' be and to reclaim those parts of you that have been denied. It is both challenging and rewarding work leading to emotional healing and growth.
07480 781562
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Faversham ME13
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Through therapy you can find out things about yourself that will help you understand what is going on for you and help to develop your own understanding and gradually learn more about your innermost parts and lead the way to greater acceptance of yourself. This is awareness and will help you feel more empowered to choose to do things differently. I believe this work is about being true to yourself rather than being who you think you 'should' be and to reclaim those parts of you that have been denied. It is both challenging and rewarding work leading to emotional healing and growth.
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Maria Malster
Counsellor, BACP Verified
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
Hi my name is Maria Malster and I am a qualified and registered integrative counsellor working with adults and adolescents. I am registered with the British Association of Counsellors and psychotherapists - BACP and I abide by their ethical framework. I am passionate about supporting other people through difficult times In their lives and I have over 3 years experience working with survivors of sexual assault. I am a warm, caring and empathic person who can offer a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space where together we can explore the difficulties worrying you.
07874 090509
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Faversham ME13
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Hi my name is Maria Malster and I am a qualified and registered integrative counsellor working with adults and adolescents. I am registered with the British Association of Counsellors and psychotherapists - BACP and I abide by their ethical framework. I am passionate about supporting other people through difficult times In their lives and I have over 3 years experience working with survivors of sexual assault. I am a warm, caring and empathic person who can offer a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space where together we can explore the difficulties worrying you.
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Ann-Louise McCarthy
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP Verified
Office is near:
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
I am Ann McCarthy and I am a UKCP registered Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. I am also a member of CPJA (Council for Psychoanalytic and Jungian Analysts). I provide Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment, providing one-to-one therapy for both adults and adolescents. This can be on an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period. Our work together will focus on identifying, better understanding and working through the issues that are impacting negatively on your life so you are able to develop positive changes within yourself and in your ways of relating to others.
01227 931090
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Office is near:
Faversham ME13
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I am Ann McCarthy and I am a UKCP registered Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. I am also a member of CPJA (Council for Psychoanalytic and Jungian Analysts). I provide Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment, providing one-to-one therapy for both adults and adolescents. This can be on an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period. Our work together will focus on identifying, better understanding and working through the issues that are impacting negatively on your life so you are able to develop positive changes within yourself and in your ways of relating to others.
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Jayne Lambert
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Art Therap. Verified
Office is near:
Faversham ME13
Offers online therapy
With 20 years experience as a Counsellor & 10 years as an Art Psychotherapist within various NHS, Education and Community-based services, I've since specialised in EMDR therapy and am now an Accredited Practitioner with the EMDR Association UK & Ireland. Although EMDR is widely recognised as a trauma-focused therapy, it can effectively treat a broad range of issues, often in a relatively short-term time-frame. EMDR helps process intense emotions, self-limiting beliefs & behavioural patterns in the present which seem stuck on repeat, as they often track back to distressing or overwhelming relational-issues or life events in the past.
07480 486561
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Office is near:
Faversham ME13
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With 20 years experience as a Counsellor & 10 years as an Art Psychotherapist within various NHS, Education and Community-based services, I've since specialised in EMDR therapy and am now an Accredited Practitioner with the EMDR Association UK & Ireland. Although EMDR is widely recognised as a trauma-focused therapy, it can effectively treat a broad range of issues, often in a relatively short-term time-frame. EMDR helps process intense emotions, self-limiting beliefs & behavioural patterns in the present which seem stuck on repeat, as they often track back to distressing or overwhelming relational-issues or life events in the past.

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Depression Counsellors
Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities. Depression is not a passing blue mood, which almost everyone experiences from time to time, but a complex mind/body illness that interferes with everyday functioning. It not only darkens one's outlook, it is commonly marked by sleep problems and changes in energy levels and appetite. It alters the structure and function of nerve cells so that it disrupts the way the brain processes information and interprets experience.

Despite feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, depression is a treatable condition. It can be treated with psychotherapy by depression counsellors in Faversham. As with many illnesses, the earlier treatment begins, the more effective it can be and the greater the likelihood that recurrence can be prevented.

Psychotherapy addresses the thinking patterns that precipitate depression, and studies show that it prevents recurrence. Drug therapy is often helpful in relieving symptoms, such as severe anxiety, so that people can engage in meaningful psychotherapy.