Kate  Samson

Kate Samson

Psychologist, PsyD
Massachusetts Waitlist Online
Salem Not Accepting In-person
Updated October 11, 2020

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Loss and grief
  • Relationships

Professional statement

Kate Samson is a Clinical Psychologist at Kendall Psychological Associates in Salem, MA who specializes in anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, relationship issues, life transitions, OCD, and chronic illnesses. Her practice is open to individual adults, children, and adolescents, as well as families and couples.

Dr. Samson’s approach is collaborative and highly supportive. She often incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), a skills-based approach, as well as treatments rooted in humanistic, mindful, and relational perspectives.

Prior to joining Kendall Psychological Associates, Dr. Samson received her doctorate from Widener University, and worked in various clinical settings, including schools and college counseling centers. She looks forward to working with you.


Message to clients

My approach is grounded in the humanistic understanding that each individual is unique and influenced by their particular life experiences. I value building a therapeutic space where we establish trust and our work is collaborative, supportive, and based on the best available research.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Berklee College of Music Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Boston College Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Harvard Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Lesley University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • MIT Student and Affiliate Extended Insurance Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Northeastern University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA HMO

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $200 (50min)
  • Initial session: $200 (50min)

Location(s)

Salem practice
10 Federal Street, Suite 307, Salem, MA 01970
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Thu 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Massachusetts)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Thu 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Salt City Psychology, 2018 - 2019
Private practice, 2017 - 2018
Rowland Hall School, Psychologist 2015 - 2018 
West Chester University Counseling Center, 2013 - 2015
Widener University, PsyD, 2013
Bates College, BA, 2001


Languages

English