Marcia Karp Biography

Trainer, Educator and Practitioner of Psychodrama (T.E.P.)
Diploma awarded by The American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy.

Registered: United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapists (U.K.C.P.)

Marcia Karp was Honorary President of the British Psychodrama Association for 11 years.

She was on the Board of the International Association of Group Psychotherapists for 6 years.

She is a Fellow of the American Association of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama.

She has a Directorship Certificate from the Beacon Academy, Beacon New York, Trainers, J.L. and Zerka Moreno.

She is a founding member of the Federation Of European and Mediterranean Psychodrama Training Organizations,

She is the recipient of the J. L. Moreno Lifetime Achievement Award of the ASGPP and Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the BPA.

She has Co-edited "Psychodrama: Inspiration and Technique," P. Holmes and M. Karp, Routledge, London/New York, 1992, published in Portuguese, Hebrew, Spanish, and other languages; "Psychodrama Since Moreno", co-edited by P. Holmes, M. Karp and M. Watson, Routledge, London/New York, 1994 and "The Handbook of Psychodrama", co-edited by M. Karp, P. Holmes and K. Tauvon, Routledge/Taylor Francis Group, London/New York, 1998 recently published in Greek, Russian, in translation currently in Japanese, and other languages.

Marcia has written a chapter: Psychodrama of Rape and Torture: A Sixteen -Year Follow-up Case Study, in "Psychodrama with Trauma Survivors- Acting Out Your Pain", Edited by P. Kellermann and K. Hudgins, Jessica Kingley Publisher, London/Philadelphia, 2000.

She wrote, "Introduction to Psychodrama" published in the IAGP Forum Publication, The British Counselling Journal, The British Social Work Journal, and a further version in "The Handbook of Psychodrama", Karp, Holmes, co-ed. Routledge, London N.Y., 1998, pp.3-13.

She has contributed, "Discussion on Directing between Anne Anceline Schutzenberger and Marcia Karp, in "Psychodrama Training- European Review," edited by P. Fontaine, FEPTO Publications, 1989 Leuven, Belgium.

She works for the East London National Health Service with Personality Disorder and Borderline individuals.

Marcia has a private practice in Brentford, West London where she sees individuals and groups for psychotherapy. and supervision.

She travels the world training people and groups in Psychodrama. Marcia is currently involved with ongoing training programs in Moscow, Kiev, Geneva, Athens and Spain.