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.
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
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