Comfort Akomolafe

Summary

Comfort is a passionate and dedicated Clinical Psychologist and relationship expert with years of experience specializing in providing evidence-based therapy for individuals, couples and families experiencing a wide range of mental health challenges.

She uses an holistic, compassionate and client-centred approach to create a safe and supportive environment where clients can explore their true thoughts, feelings, and behaviours.

She is training in various therapeutic modalities, including but not limited to, Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based interventions, relationship counselling etc. She tailors her intervention plans to meet the unique needs of each of her clients.

Known for her strong communication skills and commitment for ongoing professional development, Comfort collaborates closely with clients to empower them on their journey toward greater emotional well-being and personal growth.

Experience

Clinical Psychologist

360 Psyche® | Mental Health

Full-time

May 2024 – Present · 

Job Description

  • Assess clients’ needs, abilities or behavior using a variety of methods, including psychometric tests, interviews and direct observation of behavior
  • Diagnose psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders
  • Plan, monitor and adapt appropriate treatment programmes and interventions, including therapy, counseling, training, and coaching in isolation or in collaboration with colleagues
  • Select, administer, and interpret intelligence, personality or other psychological tests
  • Develop and implement treatment plans and therapeutic processes which includes frequency, intensity, and duration
  • Help clients define goals and plan action to achieve personal, social, development and adjustment progress
  • Monitor clients progress thorough sessions
  • Offer EAP services to clients
  • Offer therapy and treatments for issues relating to a range of mental health conditions and client’s personal difficulties
  • Offer training services for groups and individuals
  • Evaluate the efficacy and outcome of treatments
  • Provide crisis intervention in situation requiring immediate psychological treatment
  • Communicate with and counsel family members as appropriate
  • Provide clinical supervision to less experienced psychologists and members of the wider multidisciplinary team
  • Provide psychology teaching and training to other members of the team.
  • Carry out applied research, adding to the evidence base of practice in a variety of healthcare settings
  • Write articles on various mental health disorders and difficulties that will be published on our website
  • Contribute in promoting the business and activities
  • Contribute in the business social media and internet talk shows and events
  • Offer recommendations and suggestions to the organization
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness based therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Relationship Counselling, Family Therapy

 

Clinical Psychologist

NDLEA Call Centre

Contract

May 2022 – Present · 

Job Description

  • Provide support for individuals with substance use challenges and their family members

Skills: Acceptance and commitment therapy, addiction counselling, psychological assessment, stress management, mindfulness, cognitive behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing, psychoeducation, group therapy

 

Clinical Psychologist/ Wellness Theapist

Primly Services

Contract

Feb. 2022 – Present · 

Job Description

  • Provide premium services to both inpatient and outpatient clients virtually and onsite

Skills: Addiction counselling, psychological testing, behavioural modification, psychoeducation, group therapy, psychological intervention

 

MHPSS Counsellor

Reconnect HDI Nigeria

Part-time

Sept 2021 – Present 

Job Description

  • My role as a volunteer in Reconnect HDI avails me the opportunity to offer psychosocial support to vulnerable members in different communities among different age groups, whom as a result of the programs gained awareness and were equipped with necessary skills in line with their specific needs. Among them are individuals livings with HIV/AIDS I provide continued psychosocial support for them and their families members in a safe space and non-judgemental manner.

Skills: Advocacy, counselling, educate, awareness, group psychoeducation

 

Clinical Psychologist

Oleaster Wellbeing and Recovery

Full-time

Aug 2021 – May 2023

Job Description

  • Provides a holistic treatment approach needed to fight addiction and other mental health issues and to ensure a holistic wellbeing of an individual.

Skills: Acceptance and commitment therapy, addiction counselling, stress management, relapse prevention, behavioural modification, cognitive behavioural therapy, psychological intervention, anger management

 

Clinical Psychologist Intern

University College Hospital, Ibadan

Internship

Mar 2021 – Aug 2023

Job Description

  • Clerking of patients
  • Assist in the administration of psychological tests
  • Attended ward round with a term of management staff
  • Offered Psychotherapy to oncology and geriatric patients
  • Participated and facilitated group session for cancer patients.
  • Took part in case management, documentation and seminar presentation.

Skills: Clinical assessment, report writing, note taking, basic counselling, group psychoeducation, documentation

 

School Counsellor

Government Day Secondary School, Dutse Alhaji Abuja

Full-time

Nov 2017 – Oct 2019

Job Description

  • Organised and coordinated therapy sessions on a weekly basis sharing knowledge and counselling challenged students suffering from a broad spectrum of different types of mental health issues.
  • Coached and managed not less than 15 challenged students in an organized special class to attain academic excellent.
  • Performed several researches in schools regarding mental health issues and concerns to determine mental status of students and proactively addressing emotional situations with individual students.
  • Participated in an enlighten program geared towards educating drivers, motorists and other members of the public on the proper use of the highway on CDS days.
  • Took part in controlling traffic, preventing and minimizing road traffic crashes.

Skills: Basic Counselling, Peer Education, Behavioural Modification, Psychoeducation, Group Therapy

Education

  • University of Ibadan

Master’s degree, Clinical Psychology

2019 – 2021

  • Ekiti State University, Ado, Ekiti State

Bachelor’s degree, Psychology

2012 – 2016