Popularly called ‘Coach Sam’, Samuel Obafemi has carved a niche for himself in the practice of Emotional & Behavioural Therapy.
After working for about 8 years as a graduate of Computer Science, and gaining a massive experience developed via working in several industries: Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, ICT, and Payment Card infrastructure, Coach Sam reinvented his career by developing new competences in human sciences. He now practices as a Behavioral Change Advisor with niches in Stress Management, Emotional Intelligence, Anger Mastery and Peak Performance Coaching.
He has consulted (and provided training) extensively for corporate organizations (including, but not limited to, MTN Nigeria, Sacred Scholars Academy (Jos), Chloe Heights School (Kaduna), USAID/GECHAAN Taraba, Fate Foundation, LEAP Africa, POISE Nigeria Ltd, Ben Idahosa University Benin City, Global Knowledge Group, Vet World Limited, Foursquare Gospel Churches, Redeemed Christian Churches, FETS Mobile Banking Ltd, HATLAB Ice Cream Delite Ltd, Pison Properties and Access Solutions Ltd, etc.), individuals and groups on influencing behavioral change through process development or direct personnel interventions & solutions. Principally, Samuel develops content for capacity building, training and development, life coaching and business systems enhancement. He was also a YouWIN Monitor and Consultant to YouWIN SMEs in the North-Central Region.
Sam is the Publisher of ACTIVATE!!! (A Virtual Daily Post on Mind Power, posted via Blackberry and All Social Media platforms: Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn)). He also publishes a BBM Bulletin titled The Practitioner, which is a focus bulletin targeted at developing professional behavioral change practitioners.
Coach samOBAFEMI is the convener of ‘Hands-On Behavioral Change Practice Training’, a quarterly training subscription conducted both via classroom and distance learning for psychology practitioners.
Having graduated from the prestigious Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, (formerly Federal University of Technology) Bauchi with a B.Tech (Hons) in Computer Science, Samuel proceeded to acquire professional qualifications in Human Systems.
He is the FIRST Nigerian Certified Anger Mastery Coach and Therapist from Century Anger Management Institute (USA), and a Certified Peak Performance, Business and Life Coach (NCFE, UK). Sam is a Certified Master NLP Practitioner, an Ericksonian Hypnosis Expert, a Neurological Repatterning Therapist, a Performance Consultant, Results Coach & Results Technologies Advisor.
Samuel is a versatile Teacher, Public Speaker, Writer and Business Advisor. He is the Author of some Books including ‘My Valleys’, ‘Vision Clarified!!!’, ‘Where are the Goals I Set?’, ‘SALT LAKE THERAPY: Healing Yourself through Emotional Immunity’, and ‘5 Distinct Steps to Measure Results on Your Efforts’. His Audio CDs titled “4 Pillars of a Strategy”, “Anger Mastery” and “Emotional Intelligence” are in very high demand across Nigerian cities.
Sam is a serial businessman who sits on the Board of ‘Octopus Mandate’ a Community Development Initiative targeted at providing multidimensional support and problem solving solutions to NGO’s and Non-Profit Organizations in Nigeria and across the Globe. He also sits on the board of Assa’s Box, a Kids’ Party Planning Company operating from Abuja.
Coach samOBAFEMI is the Recipient of the Nigerian Youth Merit Awards in the EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP Category 2013.