Nonye Francis Madu

Nonye is the coordinator of 360 Psyche and handles the day-to-day running of the platform. Nonye works alongside other verified therapists to offer therapy, coaching, training and consultations on 360 Psyche. A Lagos-based psychotherapist with over 11 years experience in behavioural research and report writing. She has masters degrees in clinical psychology and public health, with multiple diplomas and certifications. Nonye consults with various hospitals and organizations, functioning as a therapist, psychologist. Passionate about helping people, she is connected to various NGOs across Nigeria as a volunteer, providing free psychological services.

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Herd or Herding Behaviour – Understanding Social Media and Group Actions

The TV game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, has the ask the audience lifeline. I found it quite rare for anyone to go against the audience popular opinion. This is partly linked to it: Finding it hard to believe that the large audience will be wrong The need to play it safe and …

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Self Herding

Self-herding is a form of heuristic technique of thinking. As Dan Ariely defines it, self herding is our tendency to follow the same decisions we have made in the past (i.e. our current or future decision are influenced by our previous decisions. )The concept has also been applied to animals… But, let’s stick to the human part.

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Laughter and Your Mental Health – Link and Benefits

The benefits of laughter to our physical health, mental health, psychological well-being, social interactions, and coping strategy cannot be overemphasized. Let’s start with a story It was in 1964 when a young man was diagnosed with a type of cancer, Ankylosing Spondylitis. It caused so much pain and was considered fatal. He had a 1-to-500 …

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What To Know Before My First Therapy Session

What To Know Before My First Therapy Session

Wondering what you should know before your first session and how you should prepare? It is estimated that 1 in 4 persons are struggling, but a lot of people have never been to therapy, especially if you make that judgment with Nigeria in mind, particularly Lagos and Abuja.  First of all, if you are going …

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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid – Self Care Plan

Nigeria can be considered ‘hot’ over the last few days as a result of the #endsars #endpolicebrutality protests. In states such as Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Edo, to mention a few, there have been records of loss of lives and properties. I don’t know about you, but it has been emotional, mentally and physically draining …

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Suicide is Preventable in Nigeria | Learn How

There is need to prevent suicide in Nigeria. World suicide prevention day is celeberated on 10 September annually. When suicide is completed, all hope is lost. Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one’s own death. With the rising cases of suicide in Nigeria and the normalization of suicide through its representation on the media, …

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What Is Suicide, Types, Warning Signs, and Help Lines in Nigeria

Suicide is the act of taking one’s own life. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), every 40 seconds one person dies from suicide. Among teenagers aged 15 – 19 years, suicide is the second leading cause of death, and the 10th cause of death in the US across all ages. The WHO has specified …

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Concierge Therapy (In-home/ Office) in Lagos - Nigeria : 360 Psyche

What is Concierge Therapy or Counselling?

Have you imagined getting help or assistance at the comfort of your home, office, or any comfortable place you choose? How would you feel when we give you priority to your calls, emails, chats, and texts? What if you had access to help any day – book today, next day appointment? This is called Concierge …

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Online Therapy in Lagos - Nigeria : 360 Psyche

What is Online Therapy or Counselling?

The world is becoming a virtual village, so we are redefining the way professional mental health service is provided. Online psychotherapy, also called telepsychology, e-counselling, or e-therapy, is a virtual process of consultation or delivering psychological services through the internet. This means you can choose to access help anonymously at a convenient time and place …

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Understanding symptoms and treatment for depression in Lagos - Nigeria : 360 Psyche

Depression – Symptom, Types, Causes, Treatment, Self-care

More often than not, people equate depression with sadness. So is it safe to say since we have all been sad, therefore we have all been depressed? No! Depression is more than just sadness. Sadness is a normal human response to perceived unfavorable situations. This is one of the myths debunked on 18 myths of …

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