Marcia Karp

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Psychotherapist & Supervisor
Available for new clients
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Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Group, individual and couples psychotherapist. Supervisor for other psychotherapists. Writer and international trainer.

Some people ask how long therapy takes. This is an individual matter. The client and I work together to define goals and set targets.


I specialise in psychodrama. Individual sessions use talking therapy with action methods e.g. the empty chair technique. Here an individual can address someone or something in their lives, within the safety of therapy. They are able to ventilate thoughts and feelings. Role reversal allows the client to see themselves as others see them and to gain another point of view.


Book a session by phone 07710 481 017, or alternatively please email me.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
  • International trainer in group psychotherapy
  • Founding member of Federation of European Psychodrama Training Organisations
  • Past Honorary President of British Psychodrama Association
  • Past Board member of International Association of Group Psychotherapy
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards ASGPP (USA) and BPA (U.K.)
  • American Association of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama

I have worked as a psychotherapist for 50 years, including work in the NHS.

My training was at the Moreno Academy in New York, Certificate in Clinical Competence in Psychodrama, a Masters degree at Columbia University NYC and Training in Psychotherapy in GP practice at Bristol University.

I have co-edited three books on psychodrama and contributed numerous chapters and articles on the subject. Film, TV and videos of my work are available.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

My specialties are relationship, depression, and self esteem issues.

Photos & videos


£65.00 - £110.00

Additional information

£65 for weekly group of two hours

£75 for supervision

£90 for individuals

£110 couples

When I work

Week days, evenings and weekends. We arrange mutually convenient time slots.

Further information

Individual financial situations are considered.

Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)


In person

Supervision for group or individual therapist.

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Marcia Karp
Marcia Karp