Alex McDonald, BA Hons (First Class) Fine Art & Art History, MSc Art Therapy, MRes (Distinction) Clinical Research, SRA’sT (Art) studied contemporary art practice and the history of art at Goldsmiths’ College, London before qualifying as an Art Therapist from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh in 2005. She has over 10 years of clinical experience working with children and families within the charitable sector and the education system. She has supervised practitioners in this area for over five years.

Alex has recently completed research on primary-school-based art therapy under the supervision of Dr. Nick Drey and is currently in post as an Officer of the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT). She is also a tutor and supervisor on BAAT’s specialist degree course for qualified art therapists in Working with Children in Art Therapy.

Alex is also a member of the Art Therapy Practice Research Network and a peer reviewer for the International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape and The Arts in Psychotherapy.