Ugwa Oji, LICSW

Mental Health Clinician

Ugwa is a father, husband, community, and church leader dedicated to advancing the core values of social work and community integration of the underserved population. Born and raised in Nigeria, Ugwa has lived experience, and understanding of how poverty, deprivation, injustice, persecution, and trauma can negatively impact a person’s life. Having been a victim of racial discrimination in the community and workplace, and experiencing the effects of racism daily, Ugwa understands how truly overwhelming racial trauma can be.

Ugwa has experience in outpatient treatment, community mental health, case management and inpatient hospital units. Ugwa has further work experience in behavior management, traumatic/acquired brain injury and neurorehabilitation, developmental disabilities services, and adult foster care. Ugwa also has many years of experience in administration and operations management having held executive positions in multinational corporations.

Ugwa holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Imo State University Okigwe, and a Master of Science in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology from University of Jos, both in Nigeria. Ugwa obtained a Master of Social Work from Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater MA.

Ugwa sits on the board of several Nigerian Community Development Associations and spends his free time advocating for integration of the members into their host communities, fellowship with his faith community and playing the role of a fictive kinsman and mentor to many youths.

Accepting new clients

  • Monday 8am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 5pm to 7pm
  • Saturday 5pm to 7pm
  • Sunday 4pm to 6pm