Gbemi is a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) with special interest in Marriage and Family Therapy and Play Therapy for children/adolescents. She also conducts individual therapy for adults and facilitates professional counselling trainings, parenting education workshops and workshops on mental health.
She has been privileged to work with various client populations from different economic strata and ethnic backgrounds, addressing challenges such as relationship problems, marital conflict, anger management, grief, anxiety, depression, self-harm, suicidality and phase of life problems.
Gbemi is committed to contributing to humanity by helping others overcome life's struggles and find meaning in life. She adopts a multicultural and integrative approach to therapy which enables her to adapt to each client situation and employ appropriate strategies that would be beneficial to each client per time.
She holds a bachelor’s degree (BSc) in Psychology from Covenant University, Ogun, Nigeria, and master’s degree (MA) in Family Psychology from Hardin-Simmons University, Texas and is a member of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. She is a member of The Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy and has been trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for working with troubled children. She is a Prepare/Enrich facilitator and a certified Counsellor by the Canadian Institute of Christian Counselling. She has worked as the Counsellor and Welfare officer of The Real Woman Foundation, Lagos Nigeria, and also as a therapist with the Olusola Lanre Coaching academy (OLCA). She has also served with The Family Psychology Center, and the Ministry of Counselling and Enrichment, Abilene, Texas.
In addition to being the lead therapist at The Family Place, Gbemi serves as an Independent EAP Counsellor for Morneau Shepell and as a therapist on the Ask An Expert and Leke Alder jacknjilive.com platforms. She believes in a new Nigeria and has chosen to play her part by impacting the home front. According to her, the family being the most fundamental unit of society is its greatest agent of change!