Alistair McBeath

BSc, MA, MSc, PhD, AFBPsS, UKCP Reg, CPsychol, BACP accredited

Research Supervisor


  • Doctoral Research Supervision (primary and secondary)
  •  Chartered Psychologist, UKCP and BACP registered psychotherapist 
  • Worked at Guys Hospital as a psychotherapist, private practice and now  An Edinburgh based therapeutic consultancy I have been a research supervisor at the Metanoia Institute for 10 years.
  • Interested in mixed methods approaches, qualitative approaches and online surveys
  • No current availibility



McBeath A. (2019). The motivations of psychotherapists: An in-depth survey. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research. 00, 1–11.

Bager-Charleson S., McBeath A. & du Plock S. (2019) The relationship between psychotherapy practice and research: A mixed-methods exploration of practitioners’ views. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research. 2019;19:195–205.

https://doi. org/10.1002/capr.12196


Bager-Charleson, S. & McBeath, A.G. (2020). Enjoying Research in the Field of Therapy. Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed methods Research. Palgrave: MacMillan

McBeath, A.G, du Plock., & Bager-Charleson, S. (2020). The challenges and experiences of psychotherapists working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 20 (3), 394-405.

Bager-Charleson, S., McBeath, A.G. & du Plock, S. (2020) Becoming a Research Practitioner: A meta-synthesis. European Journal for Qualitative Research in Psychotherapy. (Vol 10), 93-109.

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