Our Care Team

Dr. Bukola Williams


Dr. Williams is the Clinical Director at the Synapse Mustard where he provides clinical and administrative leadership. He is an alumnus of BUK.

He has special interest and specialisation in management of adult ADHD and obtained his training at Kings College, London and is UKAAN-certified. He is also internationally certified in the application of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and has a case report published by the Royal College of Psychiatrist London and the International Neuromodulation Society World Congress.

His hobbies include writing, supporting the less privileged and building leadership systems and structures.

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Dr Chinyelu Ada Ikeako

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Ikeako is an American Board certified psychiatrist.

She completed a residency in general psychiatry at Columbia University at Harlem hospital center, New York in 2010 and went on to complete an addiction psychiatry fellowship sub specialization at Mount Sinai hospital and the Bronx Veterans Affairs hospital in New York.

She brings her years of experience, undiluted passion and clinical strength into the work here at Synapse.

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Dr Rebecca Ekochin

Consultant Psychiatrist

She is a practicing psychiatrist with a medical degree (MBBS) from University of Portharcourt, Rivers State Nigeria and a Postgraduate fellowship from National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, as well as membership from the West African College of Physicians.

A dynamic, patient centered and career driven mental health enthusiast with over 16 years of medical practice in both public and private health sector, who is a passionate women mental health advocate committed to delivering quality mental health service.

Her scope of practice includes but not limited to Addiction Management, severe mental health disorders, women mental issues and global mental health.

Her impressive track record is capped with training and certifications in "Leadership and management in Health" and "Global Mental Health" from the University of Washington, USA.

She currently practices as a clinical director for 4 major mental health facilities across the Intersect Consortium.

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Dr. Ikeije Nnamdi

Medical Director

Dr. Ikeije Nnamdi hails from Eastern Nigeria.

He is an astute, Forward-thinking, hardworking and culturally sensitive medical practitioner with a medical degree from the prestigious Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University.

He possesses cognate experience in different fields of medicine, good theoretical and practical skills, dedicated to exemplary patient outcomes.

He has a keen interest in:

Medical Communication, Community Development, Addiction Management and Psychiatry with the willingness to work with all members of the medical team, to improve results and maximize patient satisfaction.

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Dr. Modebelu Ifunanya Chioma

Dr. Modebelu Ifunanya Chioma is a Senior Medical Officer at Synapse Services Awka (Oak Center). With a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree, she possesses a strong medical background. Dr. Ifunanya has dedicated over two years to the mental health field, providing compassionate care to patients with various psychiatric disorders.

Her expertise extends beyond psychiatry, as she has accumulated several years of experience as a medical practitioner. This diverse background enables her to approach patient care holistically, considering both physical and mental health aspects. Dr. Ifunanya excels in recognizing the intricate connections between these factors, ensuring comprehensive treatment for her patients.

At Synapse Services Awka, Oak Center, Dr. Ifunanya provides exceptional psychiatric care. Collaborating with a multidisciplinary team, she develops personalized treatment plans based on evidence-based interventions. Her expertise covers a broad range of psychiatric conditions, including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, and substance use disorders.

Dr. Chioma remains committed to professional growth and staying updated with the latest advancements in psychiatric medicine. She actively engages in research, attends conferences, workshops, and training sessions to enhance her skills and provide the most effective treatments available. Dr. Ifunanya's unwavering dedication to improving the lives of her patients alongside her compassionate approach and commitment to patient care has earned her respect among her colleagues and made her an invaluable asset to the team at Synapse Services.

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Nnorom Ifenna Fortunatus

Ifenna is an alumnus of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka where he obtained his M.Sc. Clinical Psychology and B.Sc. Psychology degrees respectively.

Ifenna is currently a clinical psychologist at Synapse Services, Awka. His major interests and strengths cuts across management of mental illnesses, substance use disorder management and gambling disorder management.

His hobbies include reading, listening to gospel music and trading.

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Nurse Joy

Psychiatric Nurse

Joy hails from Enugu state of Nigeria. She attended St. Catherine's college, Nsukka.

Thereafter, she worked as a pharmacist attendant in an orthopedic hospital where she developed interest in Nursing profession.

Joy later became a graduate Registered Nurse from School Of Nursing, Bishop Shanahan Hospital Nsukka in 2014, and also obtained her Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in School Of Post Basic Neuropsychiatric Hospital Yaba in 2019.

As a psychiatric mental health nurse, Joy is known for her empathy, an easygoing communication style, and a sweet sense of humor, making it easy for her to talk to patients and family members.

She has been hugely successful in working with several general settings and mental health hospitals which usually put her in the position of mentoring, supervising or creating plans for patient's care, along with her usual nursing duties.

She's dedicated to her duties.

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Sarah Bassey

Sarah Bassey Otu hails from Cross River state of Nigeria and also an alumnus of Nasarawa state university keffi where she obtained a Bsc in psychology and Msc in clinical psychology respectively.

As a clinical psychologist, her interest includes, managing couples (couple therapy), managing SUDs, conflict Resolution, applied behavioral analysis (ABA) also she assists clients in identifying problems such as emotional, behavioral and mental status of their lives and proffering therapeutic solutions. However, her strength/ skills includes showing empathy, person-centered approach, excellent listening skills amongst others.

She is dedicated to her profession.

Her hobbies includes, learning new things, traveling, listening to music and adventure.

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Joanne Nnenna Okoro

Joan is currently the Customer Service and Admin Lead at Synapse Mustard Center. She brings with her verse experience in Customer Service and Administration especially in the field of Mental Health.

She is an alumnus of Abia state University where she obtained a B.Sc in Education Physics, and the National Open University where she bagged a PGD in Mass Communication.

Joan’s strength in her work includes warmth and friendliness, being proactive, crisis management, and providing support to families of recovering patients and clients. Her hobbies are reading, sharing knowledge, an arts and beauty enthusiast.

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Regina Ejeghren

Ejeghren Regina is a dedicated and hard working nurse who Graduated from university of portharcourt with a BSC in nursing.

Regina is a registered nurse, midwife and registered public health nurse. Also a certified family planning provider from PPFN with vast experience in medical and psychiatric field. Her hobbies are reading and watching moives.

Our Partners

Synapse Services works with companies, non-profit organizations and people worldwide to provide the best mental health services possible. We value our partners and the relations we have built with them.


Synapse Services is the most complete mental health center in Nigeria. We are here from the beginning to the end, delivering first class services.

Helping people since 2010, Synapse Services has touched the lives of many through it's quality rehabilitation services.