Rev. Peter Unadike
Rev. Peter Unadike
Trustee and Director of Advisory and Counselling – DFWA
He is a result-focused person, driven by new challenges and enjoy working in a multicultural community with people of different races, faith/age-groups, and social backgrounds. He is very determined to invest his knowledge to mentor and educate people on the “Truths About Drugs” which is a common factor for youth offenders and to support them to live a positive life style.
Peter is currently the International Director and Community Chaplain – Youthshift International. He is also the Rector of Youthshift Institute of Clinical and Pastoral Counselling Centres in Ghana, Nigeria and London.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Biblical counselling from Canterbury Christ Church University England UK. Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and Educational Psychology from Pontifical Gregorian and Salesian University in Rome Italy respectively.
He works alongside young offenders, adult prisoners, ex-prisoners and their families, offering practical, social, relational and spiritual support within prison, through the gates and out in the community. He also offers Counselling, coaching and mentoring to young people in schools, on the street, in the communities who are at risk of offending by helping them to say NO to Gun and Knife crime, drug and alcohol abuse, violent and fraudulent acts, gang culture and moral bankruptcy. His programmes are a step-by-step process that helps offenders and people suffering from addictions to identify what it is they really want and how they can break barriers to take action to start a new life and change their lives, hence empowering them to positive life style.
He also worked as a volunteer chaplain at Kings College Hospital – NHS Foundation, London. He lives in London with his wife and four children.