About Us

Who We Are
For Better Mental Wellness
Introduction
Mission

Port Harcourt Behavioral Health/Autism Clinic. (PBHAC) is a behavioral health/Autism Clinic. We specialize in providing mental illness treatment and therapies to individuals, groups and companies. Our clinical team is made up of United States trained clinical Psychologist/Psychotherapists with years of experience and training. We provide affordable and accessible prevention, intervention, and treatment services to the residents in Nigeria. The sttaff of PBHAC are committed to encourage clientele to achieve their highest potential.

Guidance and support for people seeking assistance is provided through a network of comprehensive services tailored to address all areas of mental health. By individually customizing programs, PBHAC clients are assured to receive the optimal behavioral and emotional health services.

Our Values

Compassion, Confidentiality, Dedication, Diversity, Integrity.

“To provide timely, effective, and efficient assessment, treatment, and support services for the residents of the surrounding areas who are experiencing or are impacted by mental health disorders”.
Mental and substance use disorders affect people from all works of life and age groups. These illnesses are common, recurrent, and often serious, but they are treatable and many people do recover. It is estimated that 20% of the population will experience a behavioural health disorder at some time in their lives.
To accomplish this mission, our clinical team is ready to meet the needs of our clients. We believe that local residents should not have to travel long distances to receive professional behavioural health services. We truly provide professional services close to home.

Vision

A comprehensive system of human services available and affordable to all through our model programs and a coalition of community partners.

Autism Services
Intake Evaluation,

Functional Behavior Assessment,

Therapeutic Services, Early Intervention, Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), Case Management, Medication Management, Psychiatric Services, Outpatient Clinic.

Children Services
Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit/Herperactivity Disorder, Language and Speech Disorder, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Social Phobia, Eating Disorder, Disruptive Disorder, Learning Disorder, Peer Sibling Conflicts, Low Self Esteem, Physical and Emotional Abuse (Victim), Sexual Abuse (Victim).
Behavioral Health Services
Individual Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Couples Therapy, Spousal Abuse Therapy, Sexual Abuse Therapy, Child Abuse Therapy, Grief and Loss Therapy, Trauma Focused Therapy, Anger Management, Drugs and Alchohol Therapy.
Adult Services
Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Pain, Financial Stress, Family Conflict, Depressive Disorder, Anger Management, Medical Issues/Illness, Physical/Sexual Abuse, Mood Disorder, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Paranoid Ideation, Panic Attack, Psychoticism, Suicidal Ideation/Thoughts, Antisocial Disorder, Spiritual Confusion, Childhood Trauma, Male and Female Sexual Dysfunction.
CLINIC LOCATION
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HEALTHY PATIENTS
MEDICAL STAFF
DEPARTMENTS
Helping Hands For Better Mental Wellness
Why Choose Us
Treatment and Therapies
PBHAC uses cutting Edge Evidence Based treatment and therapies to provide treatment to children and Adults with Autism, developmental and intellectual disorders.
Behavioral Health Services
We provide Behavioral health services for adults with depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol issues, anger management, Bipolar suicidal thoughts/ideation, etc.
Confidential Counseling
We provide confidential counseling services to Employees and their family. Individual family and couples therapies are also available.
PBHAC also provides support and follow up
with confidential one to one or group counseling as necessary
We are available to respond to traumatic incidents in the workplace, such as death of a co-worker or staff members, work injuries etc, crises such as these are important times for organizational support.
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For Better Mental Wellness
PBHAC Capabilities
Competencies
  • Provide psychological services and therapeutic support to individuals and groups, including to Adults, children, young people and families.
  • Conduct Psychological Assessments for our clientele;
  • Provide clinical advice to staff and managers about ethical and effective way to address the mental health and wellbeing needs of clients;
  • Contribute to the design, development and evaluation of the mental health and psychological programs and services;
  • Provide psychological services;
  • Design, evaluate and implementation of evidencebased Psychological interventions;
  • Prepare adn implement individual treatment plans for clients;
  • Consult and liase regularly with families, carer’s advocates and significant others.
  • Design, develop and evaluation of mental health and psychological programs and services;
  • Provide clinical advice, peer supervision and debriefing to staff as required;
  • Maintain up to date, accurate and comprehensive records and case notes in accordance with PBHAC policy, best practice standards;
  • Write assessments and reports in timely manner;
  • Adhere to ethical standards of clinical and research practice in accordance with PBHAC policy frameworks.
  • Relate to other work peers within Mental Health Sector and other Government and
  • Non-Government organizations/services doing similar work;
  • Ensure the developments of therapeutic relationships with clients of the service are maintained professionally;
  • Communicate with referring agents and clinicians in the community involved in the ongoing managment of individual consumers and their carers.
  • Advanced practive skills and an ability to undertake Psychological testing and assessments covering a broad range of presentations.
  • Knowledge and ability to use evidence based psychometric assessment tools, including the capacity to provide psycho-educational and therapeutic group programs to parents, children and family groups.
  • Ability to develop and implement treatment and recovery plans for individuals, groups and families as required.
  • Ability to conduct psychological assessment and therapy.
  • Provide training and education of other professionals;
  • Provide specialist psychological assessments of individuals based upon the appropraite use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources including psychological and neuropsychological tests, which require accurate administration and timing, self-report measures, rating scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with individuals, support staff, family members and others involved in their care.
  • Formulate and implement plans for theformal psychological therapy and/or management of an individual’s mental health problems, based upon an appropriate conceptual framework of the individual’s problems, and employing methods based upon evidence of efficacy.
  • Negotiate the implementation of such plans and handling of complex, sensitive, confidential and at times contentious information.
  • Implement a range of specialist psychological interventions for individuals, careers, families and groups, within and across teams, adjusting and refining psychological formulations drawing upon different explanatory models and maintaing a number of provisional hypothesis.
  • Cordinate the implementation of Positive Behavioral Support plans across the service and help those people we support enjoy the best quality of life possible, helping people achieve their full potential.
  • Evaluate and make decisions about therapy options taking into account both theoritical and therapeutic models and highly complex factors concerning historical and developmental processes that have shaped the individual, family or group.
  • Provide specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals contributing directly to individuals’ formulation, and intervention plan.
  • Contribute directly and indirectly to a psychologically based framework of understanding and care to the benefit of all individuals of the service.
  • Communicate and receive highly complex, sensitive or contentious information in a highly skilled and sensitive manner, in the course of psychological therapy.
For Better Mental Wellness
Our Team

MR. ISRAEL – CEO/DIRECTOR
JOB TITLE: Psychotherapist
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • MS. Human Services Springfield College US
  • MS. Mental Health Counseling Psychotherapy Springfield College US
  • BS. Industrial Management – Cheyney University. Cheyney Pennsylvania.
  • HSBCP. Human Services Board Certified Practitioner – CCE
  • Cognitive Therapy Certification. Beck Institute – University of Pennsylvania USA
  • Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism. PA USA
  • Treatment Plan Development Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism. PA USA
  • Trauma Informed Behavioral Health Care Certificate – Philadelphia College of
  • Osteopathic Medical Department of Psychology
  • Multicultural Psychotherapy (Latino Population) – Philadelphia College of
  • Osteopathic Medicine Department of Psychology.

LICENSURE:
Licensed Behavior Specialist Consultant – Pennsylvania Board of Medicine

TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Introduction to BHRS (Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services) – Staffing Plus Inc
  • Cycles of Violence – Addressing Domestic Violence – BHTEN
  • Autism and Cultural Competence – GTS Behavioral Health Department
  • Competence Training – Family collaborations – Devereux Pennysylvania USA
  • Standard First Aid-National CPR Foundation
  • Conducting Psychological Assessments – Devereux Pennsylvania USA
  • Instructional Strategies and Best Practices – Devereux Pennsylvania USA
  • Theories of Autism – Devereux Pennsylvania USA
  • Working with Individuals with Autism – Devereux Pennsylvania USA
  • Reinforcements and Punishment – Autism Specific Training – Devereux
  • Pennsylvania
  • Teaching Procedures Autism Specific Training – Devereux Pennsylvania, USA
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy – Devereux Pennsylvania, USA
  • Developing Positive Behavior Support Interventions – Devereux PA USA
  • ABA ( Applied Behavior Analysis) Staffing Plus, Inc

RAHIBU ISRAEL – MANAGING DIRECTOR
JOB TITLE: Psychotherapist
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • MS. Human Services Springfield College
  • Mental Health Counseling Psychotherapy Springfield College
  • LLB (Honors) University of Buckingham, Buckingham United Kingdom
  • Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism. PA USA
  • Treatment Plan Development Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism. PA USA

LICENSURE:
Behavior Specialist Consultant – Board of Medicine Pennsylvania USA

TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Conducting Psychological Assessments – Devereux Pennsylvania USA
  • Instructional Strategies and Best Practices – Devereux Pennsylvania USA
  • Autism Diagnosis – Devereux Pennsylvania USA
  • Autism (Special Skills Deficits) – Devereux Pennsylvania USA
  • Theories of Autism – Devereux Pennsylvania USA
  • Working with Individuals with Autism – Devereux Pennsylvania USA
  • Reinforcements and Punishment – Autism Specific Trainings – Devereux Pennsylvania USA
  • Teaching Procedures Autism Specific Trainings – Devereux Pennsylvania, USA
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy – Devereux Pennsylvania, USA
  • Developing Positive Behavior Support Interventions – Devereux Pennsylvania USA
  • Co-Morbidity and Medication Trainings – PA Bureau of Autism
  • Crisis Intervention Trainings – PA Bureau of Autism
  • Assessment Coursework – PA Bureau of Autism
  • Effectively Educating Children with ASD using Evidenced Based Practices
  • Family Collaboration Content – Devereux PA
  • Safe & Positive Approaches Part 1 – Staff Effectiveness – Devereux PA
  • Safe & Positive Approaches Part 2 – Staff Effectiveness – Devereux PA
  • Teaching Social skills to individuals with ASD – Devereux PA