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Samson Femi Agberotimi

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, North-West University

Samson Femi Agberotimi, Ph.D
As a clinical psychologist and researcher, Dr Agberotimi focuses on substance use disorders and lifestyle diseases with a special interest in psychosocial factors influencing the mental health of adolescents and young adults. Dr Agberotimi trained as a clinical psychologist in Nigeria. He earned his first degree in psychology with first-class honours from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria in 2009 and proceeded to the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria where he was awarded a master of science and doctor of philosophy in clinical psychology in 2014 and 2018 respectively. He is presently a postdoctoral research fellow in lifestyle diseases at the North West University, South Africa. He worked with the Lautech Teaching Hospital Ogbomoso, Oyo state as a clinical psychologist between Jan 2014 and Dec 2017. He also worked as an Addiction Specialist and Therapist on a locum basis at the Drug Treatment Unit of the Bowen University Teaching Hospital Ogbomoso, Nigeria between 2014 and 2017. Dr Agberotimi is a consultant at Prime Psychological Services and Consulting, Nigeria and also consult for other health institutions on mental health issues. He occasionally features on radio and television programmes as well as national dailies on issues relating to mental health and wellbeing of the general populace.


  • –present
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Northwest Christian University