Meet our Guest and Host for the 3MentalHealthDay Edition of the Bestman Games IG LIVE Series.
Guest: Dr Otefe Edebi
Consultant Psychiatrist & Psychologist
Dr Otefe Edebi is a consultant psychiatrist and a psychologist with 15 years of experience in
the field of mental health.
He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Benin, a
master’s degree in Managerial Psychology from the University of Lagos and he is a fellow of the
faculty of Psychiatry of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. He is a certified NEBOSH IGC occupational health and safety professional and an alumnus of Health
Management Program of Enterprise Development Center of the Pan Atlantic University.
He also has a certificate in leadership and Management in Health from the Global Health Program of the University of Washington. He is the recipient of the 2017 PSR Development in Nigeria Merit Award (DINMA) for his contribution to mental health, particularly in the private circle.
He is the pioneer employee assistance program professional of Nigeria LNG, pioneer medical director of Tranquil and Quest Nigeria which is affiliated to GenPsych which has its head office in New Jersey and has served as a consultant to individuals and groups of both indigenous and multinational organizations on mental health-related matters.
He is passionate about mental health issues and practice providers advocacy and awareness. He is a thought leader in the area of mental and emotional well-being.
One of his personal favourite mantra is that “if we want to change the world we see, then we must first change the world within.” He currently serves as the Medical Director and Senior Consultant of Gracehill Place Hospital, which is a 30-bed private mental health and substance abuse treatment facility based in Lagos which is operated by the management and partners of Gracehill Behavioral Health Services Ltd.
He is happily married with children and his hobbies include, reading, watching series and
spending time with family.
Host: Chioma Fakorede
Founder and Executive Director, Olamma Cares Foundation. Mental Health Advocate, Yoga and Meditation Instructor.