Andrew Smith

BPsychSc(Hons). MPsych(Clin). MAPS

Andrew is a registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Andrew completed a Master of Psychology (Clinical), a degree specialising in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of complex mental health conditions. He is a member of both the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. Andrew is currently undertaking a registrar program that will later qualify him as a Clinical Psychologist. During the Clinical Psychology registrar program, Andrew will be undertaking additional professional development and will regularly meet with a senior Clinical Psychologist for supervision.

Andrew offers scientifically informed psychological counselling. He primarily uses Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) techniques (an evidence-based assessment, diagnostic and treatment approach with strong research support) to assist individuals to develop increased insight into why they think, feel, and behave in the manner that they do. He works collaboratively with clients to assist them to learn practical psychological strategies in line with their goals to enhance their problem-solving ability. Andrew places great importance on developing an authentic relationship with his clients. He strives to ensure that this relationship is characterised by warmth, empathy, and respect.

Andrew has experience working therapeutically at community clinic, hospital settings, and private practice settings. Andrew also has experience assisting many individuals with difficult life circumstances and mental health conditions (e.g., depression, various forms of anxiety, worry, stress, insomnia, trauma, adjustment to major life changes, binge eating, weight loss, low self-esteem/worth, chronic pain, addiction, anger management, perfectionism, obsessions and compulsions).

Client Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
Therapy Specialties
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
Service Specialties
  • Anxiety (e.g. panic, phobia, social)
  • Depression
  • Anger Management
  • Trauma
  • Insomnia
  • Adjustment and Transition