Dr. Adwoa Akhu is a New York State–licensed clinical psychologist. She has broad experience in the areas of trauma, depression, anxiety, stress management, spirituality, relationships, and intimate partner abuse and is Board Certified in African-Centered/Black psychology. Dr. Akhu is a former president of the New York Association of Black Psychologists and a former board member of the National Association of Black Psychologists. Dr. Akhu had a successful private practice for eighteen years and was the founder and director of the Sankofa Center, a holistic health center in Brooklyn, NY. She is a former adjunct CUNY professor of psychology. Dr. Akhu continues to teach in the Adult and Professional Education departments of John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Westchester Community College. She currently provides consultation, workshops and professional training on a wide variety of psychological issues. She is the Director of the mental health internship at the Brooklyn Job Crops Academy. Dr. Akhu is the author of numerous self-help books including her latest, Cultivating Inner Peace: A Sustainable System for Professional Black Women.