About The Author

Vicky Omifolaji is the owner of Vicky Omifolaji Consulting & Psychotherapy Services with over 20 years’ experience helping and empowering people to deal with their life issues.


She is also the Director of Gippsland Life Skills Programs for Young People; an organization with the primary goal of helping to develop critical life skills in children as well as young adults. These include the skills to believe in themselves, handle their feelings, make and keep friends, cooperate with others, foster respect, and resolve conflicts which in turn build resilience.

For more information, click www.lifeskillsprograms.org


Vicky is an Accredited Mental Health Practitioner and Clinical Social Worker with the Australian Association of Social Workers.

She holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University(RMIT), Melbourne and Masters in Counselling from Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Education from OAU University, Nigeria and a Diploma in Clinical Alcohol and Drug Work. She is an accredited Cognitive Behavioral Therapist through the Australian Institute of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

She is the author of many books including children’s (picture) books to help in equipping children with skills including bully proofing, anger management, problem-solving and emotional self-awareness.

Vicky is happily married to Dr. Stephen Omifolaji. She has three wonderful children - Shina, Victor, and Maryanne.