Andrew Lewis is a Health Professions Council of South Africa (SA) and Health and Care Professions Council (UK) registered and practising Educational Psychologist and who specialises in Sport Psychology.
He has a post-graduate qualification in Sport Psychology and works with individual athletes and teams who compete at all levels―national and international; and those who compete for pleasure. Andrew also collaborates with sport institutions and schools and publishes Sport Psychology- and Educational Psychology-related articles in peer-reviewed academic journals, newspapers and popular magazines. He also presents Sport Psychology workshops to other health professionals, athletes and coaches; as well as presenting scientific papers at international and national conferences.
Andrew also has an extensive sporting background and understands the demands and pressures of competitive sport―himself competing in the Ironman triathlon.
As an Educational Psychologist, Dr Andrew Lewis’s field of expertise lies within child and adolescent emotional, scholastic and behavioural challenges. Experience in psychometric assessments; psychotherapy, trauma counselling and stress management are a few additional areas of specialty. Currently he is also a locum Educational Psychologist at Bedford Borough, UK where these skills are applied.
Previously Dr Andrew Lewis was a senior-lecturer at the University of the Western Cape, Stellenbosch University and the University of South Africa where he trained Educational Psychologists, Counsellors and teachers; lectured students in Educational Psychology and conducted research. Andrew also taught at two primary schools and most importantly, he is the father of his adult son, Justin.
Currently Andrew has rooms in Stellenbosch where he consults with athletes of all sporting disciplines and conducts psycho-educational assessments and therapy. Where possible, online sessions are also conducted.