Cultivating Inner Peace

It is time to redefine what the "strong black woman" is! For so long we have held down our families, our work, and our communities with little to no priority on our own well-being and self-care. Those of you who are in the trenches right now know exactly what I mean. Dr. Akhu shares with us her book and system of Cultivating Inner Peace and prioritizing yourself while navigating an ever-so demanding lifestyle.

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  Cultivating Inner Peace: A Sustainable System for Professional Black Women .

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 Cultivating Inner Peace: A Sustainable System for Professional Black Women.

Bailey Jeremie