As our Director & Principal Psychologist, Andrew has a particular interest and expertise in supporting adults with stress, burnout and trauma. He is also an exceptional trainer for employees and organisations in the areas of workplace mental health, dealing with stress and burnout and developing wellbeing. His caring, intuitive and down to earth manner enables insightful and tailored approaches to his clinical work and workplace training.
After initially serving 8 years in the Royal Australian Defence Force, Andrew finalized his studies in general and mental health nursing. He embarked upon a career as a clinical mental health nurse before making the switch to psychology. Andrew’s 20 years of clinical experience have been in the mental health and wellbeing field.
Andrew has completed a Bachelor of Nursing, Post Graduate Diploma of Mental Health Nursing, Bachelor of Behavioural Sciences, Honours in Psychology and Masters Degree in Psychology at the University of Adelaide.
Andrew’s path into Psychology and Clinical Hypnotherapy allowed him to develop further treatment modalities and deepen his understanding of people’s experiences. Andrew draws upon many evidence-based therapies including Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprogramming (EMDR) and Mindfulness and utilises Clinical Hypnotherapy, at times, to augment these approaches.
His extensive experience is in the areas of workplace stress, burnout and Return to Work SA psychological injuries, trauma and PTSD (including supporting front line emergency personnel and ADF members).