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Dr. Atunka Patrick Ogar




Lecturer I


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About Dr. Atunka Patrick Ogar

Atunka Patrick Ogar worked with the Obudu Local Government Area between 1976-1977 as a Clerical Officer. He was a lecturer with the Kaduna Polytechnic in 1985-1986. He taught in Teachers College, Daura in Katsina State between 1987-1988. He was a practicing Clinical Psychologist with the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital along Calabar Road, Calabar between 1988-2016. Atunka Patrick Ogar lectured on Part-time with the Polytechnic, Calabar in 1994 to 2006, and he did same on Part-time with the Imo State University and Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) between 2003-2005. He rose to the rank of Assistant Director Clinical Psychology practicing with the Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital in 2015-2016. He is currently a lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calabar on the 8th of March, 2016. He lectures also Tourism and Environmental Science Students in the University of Calabar. He is a member of “who is who” in Cross River State and he won among twenty Nigerians the Bill Gates’ Research Fellowship Award. The University of Calabar also awarded him a Study Fellowship Award to do a Ph.D. in Medical Sociology among other Awards in the past.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCSt. Andrew’s Lutheran Primary School, Igoli, Ogoja 19661970
WAEC O/LEVEL Barewa College, Zaria Kaduna State Nigeria.19721976
GCE O LevelPrivate Candidate19771979
B.Sc (HONS) in General and Applied Psychology.University of Jos Plateau State19801984
M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology.University of Jos Plateau State19901993
M.Phil/PhD in Clinical Psychology.University of Ibadan Oyo State Nigeria.20002006
Doctor of Divinity ( Honoris Causa)Pan African Theological University 20162016

S/N Publication
Ogar, A.P. (2019). The Making of a Change Agent: A psychological perspective. Multi-disciplinary Journal of Research and Development Perspective, Faculty of Social Sciences Journal, 8(1), 210-220.
Ogar, A.P. (2019). Psychological adjustment disorder. Development Imperative of Contemporary Cross River State, Cross River Community University Of Calabar, Publisher-Unical Printing Press, City Calabar. Book Chapter (14) ISBN 978-978-6364. Pg 159-169
Ogar, A.P. (2018). Mental Health, Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) Reference No. NERDC/R.134, 61 2nd Edition.
Ogar A.P., Cobham, G. E., & Ogar B.S. (2018). Migration, Slavery and Development in Africa: A Psychological Perspective. Conference programme and Books of Abstracts. 16.
Ogar A.P., Ogar B.S., & Ekanem, M. (2018). Culture, Tradition, Slavery, in a Globalized Society and Mental Health. Conference Programme and Books of Abstracts. 16.
Ogar A.P. (2017). Psychological Trauma and the Health of the Nation, Depression among IDPs in Bakassi. Nigerian Association of Clinical Psychologists (NACP), Book of Proceedings, 393-398.
Ogar A.P. (2017). Psychological Trauma and the Health of the Nation, Anxiety among School children. Book of proceedings. 399-405.
Olley,B.O., Adebayo, K.O., Ogunde, M.J., Ishola, A., & Ogar, A.P. (2016). Psychosocial Factors Predicting Severity of Depression Among Treatment –Seeking HIV/AIDS Patients: A multi-site Nigerian study. Pp. 414.
Ogar, A.P. (2014). African Originated Form of Psychotherapy. The case of “Ligiehe-Therapy” among Bette People in Obudu, Cross River State. CSCanada, 5(3), 2-15.
Ganyi,F.M., & Ogar, A.P. (2012). Orality and Medicine: the Efficacy of the Word in the Practice of Therapeutic Cure’s in Traditional African Medicine. Canadian Research & Development Centre 3(3), 30-35.
Okokon,F.B., Akpan, E.U., Ogar, A.P., & Okokon,J.U. (2007). Impact of Life Enhancement Scheme in Akwa Ibom State: A Case Study of Small/Medium Scale Agro-processing Centres (2007). Nigerian Journal of Industrial and Systems Studies. 031. 1-9.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Nigerian Society for Psycho-Therapy (NSP) Conference on Psychotherapy Practice in Nigeria: Challenges In The New Millennium at The University of Ibadan Conference Centre Oyo State Nigeria.2000-11-262000-11-30
Association of Practicing Psychologist in Nigeria Conference in 2006 In Jos Plateau State 2006-12-062006-12-08
Stetonic Nigeria Limited Health Service Consultants Conference on Advanced Management and TEAM Building Skills at Lagos Nigeria.2007-09-192007-09-21
Nigerian Association of Clinical Psychologists (NACP) Edo Scientific Conference 2008-11-052008-11-07
Federal Ministry of Health (Abuja) Conference on Foundation for Correction of Moral Decadence FCMD 2009-11-232009-11-25
The Nigerian Association of Clinical Psychologist 2010-09-272010-09-29
The Nigerian Psychological Association NPA Scientific National Conference Abuja Nigeria.2011-08-172011-08-18
Capacity Building-Leadership Training Conference Hall, Federal Neuro- Psychiatric Hospital Calabar Nigeria.2012-07-102012-07-13
Crisa- Tenth Biennial International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs and Society in Nigeria in Abuja Nigerian.2012-07-112012-07-12
The Nigerian Psychological Association (NPA) Annual Scientific Conference In Abuja.2012-11-132012-11-16
The 44th APN Annual General Meeting/Scientific Session Association of Psychiatrist In Nigeria, Calabar Nigeria. Gender and Resilience Among Practicing Clinical Psychologist IN Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital Calabar .2013-11-262013-11-30
The International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) Academy on Art Psychotherapy Conference OF Psycho-Oncology In Africa At The University of Calabar Nigeria.2016-07-252016-07-29
Nigerian Association of Clinical Psychologist Scientific Conference/Annual General Meeting In Makurdi Benue State. Nigeria.(a)Depression Among Internally Displaced People In Bakassi Cross River State. (b) Prevalence of Anxiety Among School Children In Calabar Metropolis 2017-05-042017-05-05
Calabar PAA 2018- The Annual International Conference .(a) Migration, Slavery and Development in Africa: A Psychological Perspective. (b) Culture, Tradition, Slavery, in a Globalized Society and Mental Health.2018-08-152018-08-17