TOP COUNSELLING SERVICES IN NIGERIA

Life is like a roller-coaster, full of ups and downs. There are times when frustration, stress, anger, and resentment take a toll on people and things go on a downward spiral. Anxiety, depression, loss of motivation and so on set in and these can have very serious negative consequences.

These issues are psychological and if proper guidance is sought, they can be overcome. It is not a common occurrence among Nigerians to visit psychologists even when they know they need the help of a professional. This may be down to several factors one of which is that many are not aware or rather do not know how to contact these professionals.

In this article, I have compiled a list of the top counseling services in Nigeria today based on the reviews and successes recorded in the past by these firms.

Institute of Counseling Nigeria (ICN)

The first of its kind in this part of the world, the institute of counseling Nigeria offers students the opportunity of studying a wide range of counseling and related courses. ICN is the first to offer clinical and psychotherapy counseling on the African continent.

The team at ICN is made up of seasoned professionals offering world-class counseling services to people.

The objectives of the institute include promoting the training and development of counseling skills, providing opportunities for continuing professional development, issuing professional certificates for private counseling practice, producing and distributing counseling skills training resources and also providing counseling services for individuals in need of such.

The institute is located at 135, Ogunlana Drive, Surulere, Lagos. Box 23401 Lagos, Lagos State.

Beyond the Heart Therapy

This counseling firm was established by Mrs. Chiadu Ndu who holds a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology. She is also a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York as a Health Coach. She holds professional certifications in counseling-related courses such as Addiction counseling and stress management.

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Mrs. Ndu is highly skilled in deep therapy that drives into the psychological realm of her clients using her style of interpersonal communication skills to keep her clients relaxed. No doubt, Beyond the Heart is one of the top counseling services in Nigeria today based on positive reviews from clients.

This counseling firm was established by Mrs. Chiadu Ndu who holds a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology. She is also a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York as a Health Coach. She holds professional certifications in counseling-related courses such as Addiction counseling and stress management.

Mrs. Ndu is highly skilled in deep therapy that drives into the psychological realm of her clients using her style of interpersonal communication skills to keep her clients relaxed. No doubt, Beyond the Heart is one of the top counseling services in Nigeria today based on positive reviews from clients.

PsychNG

PsychNg is a Lagos-based psychology firm founded to cater for all your concierge and counseling therapies. The firm came into being based on the fact that our psychological stability is important to our general well-being.

Quality psychotherapy services in the following areas; Behavioral psychology, Forensic therapy, Custodian psychotherapy, Consultancy, Psychological and so on are offered by the firm. Life coaching is also available and there is provision for support in areas of health, career, sport and other core goals.

DeeDee’s Relationship Counselling Service

DeeDee’s Relationship Counselling Service was founded by Detola Adegbohun, one of Nigeria’s top bloggers. His passion for helping people cope with psychological issues relating to love and relationship led him to bag a certificate in Relationship Coaching and Counselling. Within the first 6 months of starting the counseling firm, he has helped over 100 people get over relationship heartbreak and depression. 

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Seek “a” Counsel

Seek “a” Counsel is the first online counseling service in Nigeria. The aim was to put counseling services within the reach of a lot of Nigerians who may find it difficult to walk into an office for a physical session.

The Seek ‘’a’’ Counsel website was set up by a team of knowledgeable and passionate counselors. The platform allows those going through one difficult phase of life or another to talk about their challenges and get professional counsel without their privacy being compromised.

23 24 Relationship and Family Counsellors

Founded as far back as 2008, 23 24 is a top counseling firm in Nigeria with a reputation in the area of family issues and relationship training. The team at 23 34 is made up of experts who handle marriage problems, post-traumatic counseling, counseling for adolescents and teenagers, therapy and so on.

Marriage Matters

This firm is based in the city of Lagos, helping married people and those in relationships to surmount their challenges. Services offered by the firm include counseling for married people, counseling for intending couples, parental coaching, personal coaching, self-development and so on.

The firm was set up by Bose Fawehinmi who has over a decade of counseling experience, teaching counseling to people and providing succor to many distressed marriages. She has several certifications in counseling and related fields earned both in Nigeria and the USA.

The team at Marriage Matters offers fast and efficient services to clients which makes them one of the best in the country.

Dayo Ladi-Omotunde

Dayo is an experienced specialist in the area of counseling and psychological therapy. Apart from setting up his own firm, he is a co-founder of 23 24 also featured on this list.

Dayo is based in Lagos and knows how to foster strong and lasting relationships. He is also a motivational speaker and has featured on many Radio and TV programs over the years. He is a certified psychologist and family counselor for married people which is a testament to his expertise in the field.

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His firm offers non-physical interviews via phone calls and video calls, social media platforms and emails for those who cannot make it down to their office for physical interaction.

Matchmaking Mistress

From the name of this platform, you can guess what it does. The platform was founded by a relationship coach and professional, Lara Kudayisi-Emeralds to help single people find their better halves.

Matchmaking mistress is a romantic and counseling platform for single people to find love and life partners. This objective of the platform is carried out through three channels; Help My Heart Skype Call, The Complete Singles Club and Achieve Your Marriage Goal Plan.

Jack & Jill

Jack & Jill is an online counseling website that was set up in 2013 by Leke Adler. The platform came into being when Leke began writing open anonymous letters to imaginary Jack and Jill.

The letters depicted the sufferings, trauma, wishes, and heart desires of an imaginary male and female who look up to the imaginary Jack and Jill as mentors. Leke posted the letters on his twitter page and soon received overwhelming responses from people.

The letters were well received across many countries, eventually leading to the establishment of the Jack & Jill website where Leke now posts his letters and teachings. 

Conclusion

These are the Top Counselling Services in Nigeria today catering to the needs of people passing through difficult life phases. The expertise of these firms cut across several fields and you will surely find one best suited to your needs if you are seeking the help of a professional to surmount a challenge.

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