Andrew was born and grew up in Perth, and received his BSc while majoring in psychology from the University of Western Australia. After graduating, he worked in correctional services with inmates and their families just outside of Perth. Andrew then pursued and received his masters and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University.
Andrew has worked in Hong Kong for six years in schools and NGOs, providing child, adolescent and family counselling, working on multidisciplinary teams, and implementing empirically supported social and emotional learning programs. He has worked specifically with children, adolescents and families facing a variety of challenges for over 10 years. Andrew also has ample experience working with children, adults and families in Hong Kong who are dealing with bereavement and loss.