Anna-Marie Taylor

Anna-Marie Taylor

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Canterbury

Canterbury CT1
Sessions from £85.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates


Availability for online and in person sessions:

Mondays:  Online sessions

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: In person sessions in Canterbury or Online (using Zoom).

About me and my therapy practice

I'm a qualified CBT Therapist (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and Integrative Counsellor and I help adults and adolescents to get out of stuck, negative emotional states such as Anxiety, Depression or Low mood, Anger and low self-confidence. I'm trained to work with a broad range of psychological health challenges including; Anxiety, Panic attacks, Depression, Insomnia, Agoraphobia, overwhelming feelings, Phobias, OCD, IBS, low self-worth and confidence, to name but a few. My approach is both adaptive and solution orientated and works best for people who want to change how they are feeling, thinking and behaving using a range of CBT models.

My approach is compassionate and gentle, but also active and interventionist to empower you with knowledge, tools and strategies to identify and change destructive mindsets that impact so greatly on our wellbeing. After a thorough assessment, I will teach you tools and strategies that you can use for life to manage difficult emotions.

I currently work with clients both online and in person.  I have a therapy room in Lombard House which is conveniently located in Canterbury by Holman's Meadow car park, near the train station and is opposite the bus station/Fenwicks.  I also offer online sessions using Zoom, Skype or telephone which works really well for this type of therapy. We will work at your own pace and I will adapt to you, bringing in a range of different CBT approaches depending on what will be most helpful for you (including EMDR for trauma).

Practice description

I have a private practice which I run 4 days a week and the remaining time I work freelance as a Sessional CBT Therapist for the Priory. 

For my private practice, I offer sessions online Monday - Thursday and also in person sessions in Canterbury on Tuesday - Thursday.

My first session

I offer a 20 minute free consultation so that you can find out more about how I work and I can find out more about you and the issue(s) you want to work on.  From there you can decide if you feel we are a good fit. 

In our first session I will explain more about how the therapy works, confidentiality and other important boundaries and we will form a working agreement.  From there I will ask a range of questions so that I can get a full picture of you (your background, any previous counselling/therapy, any medication, the current challenges you are facing etc) to enable a thorough assessment.  And then together we will come up with a problem list and agree which one to work on first.  

What I can help with

Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cultural issues, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, EMDR, Integrative, Person centred, Solution focused brief therapy

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, Trainees, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy, Text therapy