Lunar Odawa is a clinical psychologist and a certified life coach who specializes in individual, family, and group psychotherapy and coaching with children, adolescents and adults. With over 12 years of experience as a therapist, she also doubles up as a consultant trainer and psychology lecturer.
She is a certified life coach from Life forming Leadership coaching and hold an MA in counselling psychology from USIU. She is a certified NLP practitioner from the international NLP board and a certified Trainer of trainers (TOT) from ICPAK. Currently, she is an ongoing Doctoral student in clinical psychology in USIU (Psy-D Clinical Psychology).
Lunar has facilitated numerous corporate trainings with renowned government bodies, parastatals, NGOS, private firms, schools, churches and open forums. Her passion for children and adolescents has seen her organize and facilitate several holiday group sessions for children and adolescent during school holidays. These group sessions equip the young people with the basic life skills that are critical for success in life. Lunar is the psycho-social support provider for COVAW (Coalition on violence against women).
Lunar is a member of SEP (Special education professionals) a group of professionals who work with children with special needs. She is also a member of online groups which support the wellness of young people; – Forum for the African child and crisis pregnancy caregivers. She is the founder of Njoo dada Trust which provides safety and psycho-social support for teen mothers in crisis (www.njoodada.org).
She is married and a mother of two teenagers.