Andrew Forster

Andrew Forster

Lecturer, Counselling


Bachelor of Arts
Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Science
First Class Honours in Psychology Graduate Certificate of Mental Health
Graduate Certificate of Theological Studies
Graduate Diploma in Counselling (Mental Health)


Mr Andrew Forster graduated with a degree in journalism in 2001 and then returned to complete postgraduate qualifications in psychology where he graduated with first class honours. He later completed postgraduate qualifications in mental health and theology. He has been involved in tertiary education for approximately nine years as a tutor and sessional marker in psychology, counselling, and public health.

Mr Andrew Forster has broad experience in human services in youth work, student support, therapeutic group programs for serious offenders, counselling, alcohol and other drugs support, and case management.

Teaching/Coordination Responsibilities

  • Mr Andrew Forster teaches in the Bachelor of Counselling program.
Expert Comment Topics
Human rights
Case management
Men’s mental health

Research and Scholarship

  • Eliott, J., Forster, A. J., McDonough, J., Bowd, K., & Crabb, S. (2018). An examination of Australian newspaper coverage of the link between alcohol and cancer 2005 to 2013. BMC public health, 18(1), 47.

Professional Registrations or Accreditation

  • Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society

Professional Affiliations and Fellowships

  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society Central Australian Committee in 2017.


  • Fostering Student Engagement in T322.
  • Inspiring, Motivating and Guiding in T322.
  • Promoting and Enhancing Learning in T322.
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