Baobab Psychology Ltd was birthed out of a passion to see individuals, systems and organisations function at optimal levels. The team are a dedicated group of qualified Clinical Psychologists and Neuropsychologists. We offer a range of psychotherapeutic approaches which includes short-term CBT, psychodynamic, compassionate focused, narrative and systemic therapy. These approaches will support you as you navigate through the tapestry of life, helping you grow and lay down new foundations.
CBT-This can help you manage your problem by changing the way you think and behave.
PSYCHODYNAMIC- This explores unconscious processes affecting relationships
SYSTEMIC FAMILY THERAPY (including narrative therapy)- This explores patterns of communication or behaviour detrimental to interactions and feelings within relationship groups and systems.
COMPASSIONATE FOCUSED THERAPY-This promotes wellbeing by facilitating the scientific understanding and application of compassion. It integrates techniques from CBT with social, developmental and neuroscience.
Our clinics are easily accessible and cover London and the surrounding areas, we also provide in-reach and out-reach services. Contact us for more information.
Founder of Baobab Psychology
Dr Ndidi Boakye is the founder of Baobab Psychology. She completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Salomons in 2008 and subsequently went on to specialise in Clinical Neuropsychology. She completed an MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Nottingham in 2012, and went on to obtain the Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology QiCN in 2014. She is over 11 years qualified and works as a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust in the Community Neurorehabilitation team, three days a week. She is also a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist and Lead Psychologist for Couples and Family work in Brain injury at the Wolfson at Queen Mary's Hospital at Roehampton, St Georges' University Hospitals Trust and works in the private sector, working with common mental health problems and Neurological conditions.
Dr Boakye has a special interest in working in cognitive rehabilitation, with distressed couples, adjustment issues, vocational rehabilitation, issues of diversity, supervision and process issues in team working. Her main therapy modalities include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Systemic and Psycho-dynamic psychotherapy.
Dr Boakye has a strong interest in research and has contributed to the field of psychology. Over the years, she has co-authored articles and a book chapter. She has also been an invited speaker at national and international conferences and workshops.
PUBLICATIONS & CONFERENCES:
Newby, Palmer, Boakye, Johnson & Maddicks. (2019). Putting conversations centre stage: systemic working in acquired brain injury contexts. In: Yeates & Ashworth (Eds.), Psychological Therapies in Acquired brain Injury. (pp. 132-153). London and New York, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.
Boakye et al. (2019). All Change: An Inpatient Service’s Experience of a new Stroke Clinical Neuropsychology Delivery Model, British Medical Journal-Open Quality 2019.
Boakye, N., Betteridge, S. & Corrie, S. (2019). Just the two of us, A Case Series of Behavioural Couples Therapy in Neuro-rehabilitation: A pilot service initiative. Division of Neuropsychology Conference. British Psychological Society.
Boakye, N. (2018). Supporting the Younger Adult with Neurological Conditions, GMRC-Lebanon Memory Group for Clinical research, 3rd Meeting on Neuropsychology “ Neuropsychological Intervention Across the Adult Life Span”. November 3rd 2018, Beirut-Lebanon.
Boakye, N. (2018). Stroke and Neuropsychology, GMRC-Lebanon Memory Group for Clinical research, 3rd Meeting on Neuropsychology “ Neuropsychological Intervention Across the Adult Life Span”. November 3rd 2018, Beirut-Lebanon
Boakye, N. (2018). Dealing with the burden of Caring for those suffering from Neurological Conditions, Workshop, GMRC-Lebanon Memory Group for Clinical research, 3rd Meeting on Neuropsychology “ Neuropsychological Intervention Across the Adult Life Span”. November 3rd 2018, Beirut-Lebanon.
Parker, G., Betteridge, S., Boakye, N. (2018). Mental Capacity Assessment in Clinical Practice, BPS Workshop, 19th October 2018.
Boakye, N et al. 2017. The effectiveness of a Stroke Adjustment group for patients on an acute ward. Volume 12, Issue 5_suppl, UK Stroke Forum 2017.
Saverino, A et al, 2017. Watch your step! WAT-The Wolfson Action Tool: The development of a Fall Action Tool in a Neuro-rehabilitation setting. BSRM 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting.
Ebubedike, N (2011). What is the RBANS’ profile for patients with HIV Associated Cognitive Impairment, speaker at Faculty of HIV & Sexual Health Conference-HIV associated cognitive impairments conference.
Ebubedike, N & Rackstraw, S. (2011). Developing a clinical psychology service in at Mildmay UK (A Neuro-rehabilitation hospital), speaker at Faculty of HIV & Sexual Health Conference-HIV associated cognitive impairments conference.
Ebubedike, N. (2008). What is the Role of Meaning in adaptation for African immigrants living with HIV. Poster presentation, DCP conference December 2008.
Ebubedike, N., Cross, C., Fenner, L. & Knight, L. (2007). A critique of ‘Best Research for Best Health: A New National Health Research Strategy: A Consultation’ and ‘Report of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on the Operation of NHS Research Ethnics Committees’. Clinical Psychology, Training Research & Development, 6, 1, 4-13.
Ebubedike, N. (2007). What could Religion and Spirituality bring to Psychological treatments for Individuals experiencing Substance Dependence? Clinical Psychology, Training Research & Development, 6, 1, 14-21.
BSc (Hons) in Psychological Sciences
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology
Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology
Post Graduate Diploma in Behavioural Couple's Therapy
Foundation in Systemic Therapy
Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors