Staff profile - Andrew Lewis

Aprof Andrew Lewis

Position: Research Academic
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Psychology
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446774 +61 3 92446774



Member, Australian Psychological Society

Member, APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Member, APS College of Counselling Psychologists (Full Member)

Member, Member of the APS Division of Research and Teaching

Registered Member, Victorian Psychologists Registration Board

Member, Society for Research in Child Development

Member, Human Behaviour and Evolution Society

Founding Member, Australasian Psychology and Evolution Interest Group

Member, International Early Psychosis Association


Conferences and seminars

Danaher (presenter), Lewis, Toumbourou Ricciardelli, Knight, (December, 2010) Prevention and Early Intervention Work with Australian Families. Winter School on Evidence-based Parenting and Family Skills Programs, Bangkok, Thailand. Lewis, (August 2010) The role of oxytocin in the development of attachment. 16th International Psychoanalytic Association: Research Training Program, University College London, UK. Bertino, (presenter) Lewis, Ricciardelli, Knight, Toumbourou (June, 2010) Options for family and individual treatments of youth mental health and substance abuse. International Conference of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia. Galbally, M., Lewis, A., Sandall, H., (November, 2007). Ante-natal predictors of post-natal depression and responsiveness to treatment at one month and 18 months post-partum. World Psychiatry Congress: Working Together for Mental Health: Melbourne Convention Centre. Lewis, A.,(June, 2005). Human evolution and the ontogeny of the self. Human Behaviour and Evolution Annual International Conference, Austin, Texas, USA.


Awards and prizes

2008 Faculty Award, Most Outstanding Course in School of Psychology.


Research projects

Andrew has previously worked as an academic at Monash, the University of Ballarat and Victoria University where he developed a number of postgraduate clinical training programs. Clinically he has worked in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services such as the Older Adolescent Service and the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. He has also worked for over a decade in private practice. Andrews research has focused on developing and researching new treatment models for infant, child and adolescent mental health problems. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash.

Research interests

Infant, child and adolescent mental health

Developmental Psychopathology

Attachment theory

Evolutionary psychology


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