Molabo (Kola-Taiwo) Oretade
Molabo (Kola-Taiwo) Oretade is a Clinical Psychologist in Abuja, nigeria, a member of the Nigerian Psychological Association (NPA) and a Certified NLP Practitioner with special interests in wellness, happiness and simplifying psychology. She is as well licensed by the Nigerian Association of Clinical Psychologists (NACP).
She began her career as a psychologist in 2013 as a volunteer with Barnabas House Group, a pioneer psychological services and business processes organization in Abuja, where she worked as the Group Psychologist and became a master in personality profiling and social intelligence.
She returned to school a year later to earn a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Nigeria’s prestigious University of Ibadan, and then worked as a clinical psychologist at the University College Hospital in Ibadan, providing psychological support to patients in palliative care and pediatrics. She then went on to the NeuroPsychiatric Hospital in Aro-Ogun State, where she spent months honing her skills as a Clinical Psychologist before returning to Ibadan to finish her research on depression, intimate partner violence, and fear of HIV infection among pregnant women in a local government area there.
Ms. Molabo developed “Wellness Group Therapy,” a program that uses behavior modification to improve health outcomes in people living with chronic illnesses like hypertension, diabetes, and mental illness, while obtaining her practicing license – the first of its kind in Nigeria, as well as the first to provide such services through the Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) she was working with.
She has worked with a variety of organizations (Sam Obafemi Behavioural Change Academy – SOBCA, Baze University, United Healthcare International, Mental Health and Wellness Initiative, Sages and Scribes Consultants, Miriam Gofwan Foundation, Attaqwa Clinic, Mumtaz Mind and Wellness Studio, and a number of others) to raise mental health awareness and provide psychological care to Nigerians since becoming a licensed clinical psychologist. HappyMolabo gets along nicely with people of all ages and backgrounds.
Molabo Oretade, Clinical Psychologist in Abuja, currently runs SOBCA Mind & Behaviour Clinic while also working at a few other Abuja hospitals and facilitating Mental Health First Aid and Preventive Mental Health Care trainings. She is the creator of “Dry Nights,” a monthly newsletter that offers psychological strategies for preventing bedwetting.
She might be referred to simply as #happyMolabo.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
M.Sc. Clinical Psychology (2016)
B.Sc. Psychology (2012)
Groups I Work With: Adults, Children, Elders, LGBT, Teens
Full Member, Nigerian Association of Clinical Psychologists (NACP)
Full Member, Nigerian Psychological Association (NPA)