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Andy has widely recognised expertise in client-related behaviour management in the health and aged care sector. He maintains a strong personal and professional interest in mental health, dementia, human behaviour and human relationships.


Andy is frequently engaged by organisations and professionals seeking guidance around human behaviour and mental health problems in the workplace.

He is a Mental Health Nurse, Health Counsellor and Coach as well as a highly skilled, experienced and sought after adult educator and trainer. He brings a relaxed but engaging and passionate approach to training. The clinical anecdotes from his extensive clinical experience, provide richness and relevance to the learning experience of his training and consultancy clients.


Andy’s expertise has been recognised through multiple nominations for the Margaret Tobin Award for excellence in mental health service, and for the South Australian Nursing Excellence Award in 2003, 2004, 2010 and 2012, an acclaim he won in 2004.


FACE TO FACE Mental Health Training and Consultancy is a reincarnation of Face To Face Communications, a training business initially launched by Andy Kelly and Susan Johnson in Adelaide the early 1990's.


Working with others and having to manage behaviours, attitudes and systems that are frequently challenging can be exhausting, frustrating, resource intensive and costly.


Andy Kelly as principal consultant of FACE TO FACE, to assist organisations to become more effective in their work with colleagues, clients, residents, patients and customers.

JOIN THE GROWING LIST of organisations that have experienced quality training, presentations or consultancy by Andy Kelly and/or FACE TO FACEACAASA, ACH, Ananda Aged Care Services, ANMF(SA), Australian Diabetes Educators Association, Australian College of Mental Health Nurses, ACMHN-Clinical Liaison Psychiatry Nursing, Australian Federal Police, Aveo, Babcock, BAE Systems, Calvary Silver Circle,Coca Cola Amatil, Miners and Quarrymants OHDHC,  ECH, Dutch Aged Care, Elder Care, Flinders Uni-School of Paramedic studies, Genessee Wyoming, Hamley Bridge Hospital, Helping Hand, Kings Park Aged Care, Leading Age Services, Lerwin Aged Care Murray Bridge, Lutheran Homes Inc, Mallalla Community Hospital, MIND, Minter Ellison, Moonta Health Service, National Pharmacies, Northern Futures, Nursing Agency of SA, City Council of Port Adelaide-Enfield, Resthaven, Rural City of Murray Bridge, Silverchain-RDNS Group (SA), Regis, RSL Villas, Southern Cross Care. Uniting Communities and others.

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