Adijat Agbo-Ola believes in the power of YOU!
Her goal is to enhance lives by helping people navigate through the healing process as well as adopt coping mechanisms to effectively handle life’s challenges. Adijat has witnessed firsthand the impacts of substance abuse, sexual abuse and mass incarceration in the black community. As a mental health clinician, teacher and parent Adijat brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and combined life experience to Onyx Therapy Group.
The driving force behind Adijat becoming a counselor is her belief that individuals can become the best versions of themselves when provided the opportunity to self-reflect and courageously navigate through the healing process, in a safe productive environment. Adijat knew that the only way to help others was to first help herself. Therefore, she began this work when she completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies/Elementary Education from Virginia State University in Petersburg, VA. After which, Adijat earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Howard Washington University, in Washington DC.
She is passionate about seeing people grow! Therefore, in addition to her service as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor for Onyx Therapy Group, Adijat also serves as a Licensed Professional 6th grade Educator at a school in Washington DC and as an off-campus housing specialist for Howard University students through Agbo-Ola Property Empire.
Adijat’s educational background and passion allow her to effectively service clients through the frequent use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Solution Focused interventions. Adijat has experience working with a variation of clients which include children, adolescents/teens, single adults, returning citizens and members of the LGBTQ community.
In her free time Adijat enjoys spending quality time with her family, mapping travel to all 50 states, embarking on international travel destinations, delving into the dramatic arts and pursing entrepreneurial endeavors. Her greatest desire to contribute to the abolishment of injustice, marginalization and systematic oppression of people of color. “I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept.” Angela Y. Davis