Registered Psychotherapist & Counsellor
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Welcome to Imatter Counselling and Psychotherapy, I am happy that you found your way here and commend you for reaching out and taking this courageous step to seek help. My name is Marcia Cummins, and I am a qualified integrative psychotherapist and survivor of childhood trauma. It would be an honour to join you on your journey of healing, self-growth and personal development. I offer a high quality integrative approach to psychotherapy, in a variety of contexts, that are tailored to meet the individual needs of each person that I work with. My approaches include; Person Centred- experiential, relational psychoanalysis, self-psychology, existential and transpersonal fields of therapy. Psychotherapy is a talking therapy, however, we may occasionally integrate Cognitive behavioural tools where appropriate to do so.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Post graduate diploma - Integrative psychotherapy
- BA Hons, Social work degree
- level 3 Person Centred Counselling
- BACP registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist
- 20 years experience, working in the health and social sector, in supportive roles, including 6 years working in mental health
- Personal and professional life experience in many of the areas I work with
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.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
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Areas of counselling I deal with
From £30.00 to £40.00
Free initial telephone or online session
Concessions offered for
- No obligation, initial consultation: FREE.
- Face to face counselling and psychotherapy: £40
- Online counselling and psychotherapy, via Zoom: £30
- Telephone counselling and psychotherapy: £30
When I work
Where possible, I will always try to accommodate you with an appointment that suits your needs, subject to availability.