Maria Malster

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Canterbury, Kent, CT2
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

About me

Hi my name is Maria Malster and I am a qualified and registered integrative counsellor working with adults and adolescents. I am accredited 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 6 years experience working with survivors of sexual assault.  

I also work with psychosexual issues after gaining a Certificate in Psychosexual Therapy accredited by COSRT at Level 5, I am able to work face to face, online or over the telephone if preferred.

I am a warm, caring and empathic person who can offer a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space where together we can explore difficulties worrying you.

How Counselling can help
Sometimes in life we can feel stuck and life can throw challenges that may feel overwhelming, we may wake every day feeling anxious, or sad or feeling as if you are facing an insurmountable challenge to be motivated, focused and energetic enough to get through the day, struggle to be around others, or perhaps feel constantly angry and disconnected.

Counselling can provide a safe space in which past traumatic experiences and difficult feelings can be thought about, in a confidential, impartial and non-judgemental setting and it allows the exploration of the life experiences that have brought us to where we are now. Working together we can explore the origins and processes underpinning destructive and painful repetitive inter-relational patterns that are negatively affecting you and your relationships. The therapeutic relationship provides an opportunity to feel heard and understood which in turn can help the quality of our relationships and how we view ourselves.

How to get started

  • Call or email me to make your first appointment
  • Initial appointment to see what counselling entails and see if it is right for you
  • Make further appointments if you wish to go ahead and we will arrange to meet weekly or fortnightly

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 4 Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Therapeutic Counselling
  • Level 3 in Humanistic Integrative Therapeutic Counselling
  • 6 years experience with sexual abuse survivors
  • Level 5 in Psychosexual Therapy 
  • Level 3 in PTSD Therapy 
  • Level 4 in CBT Therapy 
  • Level 2 in Transactional Analysis

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.


£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

My fees start at £55 for an individual 50 minute session and £75 for an hour and a half session.

When I work

I am able to currently offer sessions between 09.30- 15.30 and 17.00 - 19.00 Monday to Friday

Further information

I have an enhanced DBS and abide by the code of ethics set out by the BACP.

I am an Individual member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Roper Close, Canterbury, Kent, CT2

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)


Maria Malster
Maria Malster