Beth Haverkamp

Associate Professor

On leave


Office: Scarfe Library Block 281

Counselling Psychology

Registered Psychologist

Scholarly Interests:

Counselling Process ResearchEthics and Professional IssuesResearch Design

Theoretical Orientation:



Killam Faculty Teaching Prize, UBC Faculty of Education , 2009

Fellow, American Psychological Association

Fellow, Canadian Psychological Association

Barbara A. Kirk Award for Graduate Research, Division 17 – American Psychological Association , 1990

Courses Taught

CNPS 545 Family Counselling

CNPS 586 Ethics

CNPS 532 Use of Tests

CNPS 588 Clinic

CNPS 632 Advanced Assessment

CNPS 669 Doctoral Research Methods

CNPS 678 Theoretical Perspecives

EPSE/CNPS 569 Social Psychology


University of Minnesota

Research Projects

Investigation of psychotherapists’ ethical decision making

Ethics in qualitative research methods

Selected Publications

Haverkamp, B. E. (2012). The counseling relationship. In E. Altmeier and J. C. Hansen (Eds.), Handbook of Counseling Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 32-70.

Haverkamp, B. E. (2012). Education and training in assessment for professional psychology: Engaging the reluctant student. In K. F. Geisinger (Ed.), APA Handbook on Testing and Assessment in Psychology, Vol. 2: Testing and assessment in clinical and counseling psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. pp. 63-82.

Haverkamp, B. E., Robertson, S. E., Cairns, S. L. & Bedi, R. P. (2011). Professional issues in Canadian counsellling psychology: Identity, education and professional practice. Canadian Psychology, 52, 256-264.

Bedii, R. P., Haverkamp, B. E., Beatch, R., Cave, D., Domene, J. F., Harris, G. E., Mikhail, A. M. (2011). Counselling psychology in a Canadian context: Definition and description. Canadian Psychology, 52, 128-138.

Haverkamp, B. E. & Bedi, R. P. (Co-Chairs) (2009), with Beach, R., Cave, D., Domene, J. F., Harris, G. E. & Mikhail, A. (2009). Counselling Psychology in a Canadian Context: Report from the Executive Committee for a Canadian Understanding of Counselling Psychology. Section 24-Counseling Psychology, Canadian Psychological Association. Ottawa, Ontario, June.

Haverkamp, B. E. & Bedi, R. P. (2008). Toward a Canadian understanding of counselling psychology. Canadian Psychology, 49, 240.

Haverkamp, B. E. & Young, R. A. (2007). Conceptualizing qualitative research in counseling psychology: The rationale, role of the literature and research question. The Counseling Psychologist, 35, 265-294.

Haverkamp, B. E. & Tashiro, T. D. (2006). Social psychology and insight. In C. E. Hill and L. Castonguay (Eds.), Insight in Psychotherapy, pp. 355-374. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Haverkamp, B. E., Morrow, S. L., & Ponterotto, J. G. (Guest Eds.) (2005). Special Issue: Knowledge in context: Qualitative research methods in counseling psychology. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 52, 126-260.

Haverkamp, B. E. (2005). Ethical perspectives on qualitative research in applied psychology. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 52, 146-155.

Haverkamp, B.E. & Wald, J. (2000). Ethical perspectives on the use of psychological tests in counselling. In W.E. Schultz (Ed.), Ethical Casebook of the Canadian Counselling Association, 2nd ed. Winnipeg, Manitoba: CCA.

Haverkamp, B.E., Collins, R. & Hansen, J.C. (1994). Structure of vocational interests in Asian-American college students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 41, 256-264. Haverkamp, B.E. (1993). Confirmatory bias in hypothesis testing for client identified and counselor self generated hypotheses. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 40, 303-315.