Clinical Psychologist in Abuja, Nigeria

at Synapse Services

Mental Health Care
Medical Practice
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

    Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behaviour and/or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment.

    Offering therapy and treatments for difficulties relating to mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, and addiction, social and interpersonal problems.

    Identify psychological, emotional, or behavioural issues, and diagnose disorders, using information obtained from interviews, tests, records, and reference materials.

    Working as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside doctors, nurses, social workers, education professionals, health visitors, psychiatrists and occupational therapists;

    Develop and implement individual treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, Intensity, and duration of therapy.

    Prepare and type a psychological formulation for every patient in therapy

    Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling or treatments, and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, and then modify plans and diagnoses as necessary.

    Interact with clients to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.

    Obtain and study medical, psychological, social, and family histories, by interviewing individuals, couples, or families, and by reviewing records.

    Select, administer, score, and interpret psychological tests in order to obtain information on individuals' intelligence, achievements, interests, and personalities.

    Utilize a variety of treatment methods such as psychotherapy, hypnosis, behaviour modification, stress reduction therapy, psychodrama, and play therapy.


    A minimum of a Master s degree in Clinical psychology

    Knowledge of Psychological Formulations using different psychological models

    Knowledge of Psychological Assessment using standardized tests/scales

    Knowledge and application of psychological principles/models

    Psychological treatments/interventions

    Minimum of six months internship and/ or paid Clinical experience.


    Excellent remuneration packages exist for the role, and will be commensurate with experience.

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