The Sakhu School of Psychology and

Sankofa Psychological Services

Sankofa Psychological Services was founded in 1998 by Olisa Tolokun-Ajinaku, M.S., LPC, CACP, LAC .  Ms. Tolokun-Ajinaku earned her master's degree in Community Psychology from Florida A&M University, which houses the only African-centered psychology program in the country.  She has also earned bachelor's degrees in African-American Studies and Psychology from Howard University. Ms. Tolokun-Ajinaku is licensed as a professional counselor in Colorado and Georgia.  She holds a coveted credential in cultural competency through the Association of Black Psychologists.  She is certified in African-Centered/Black Psychology through that organization.  Also, she is  licensed as an Addictions Counselor.  In addition, Ms. Tolokun-Ajinaku is a Certified Systemic Play Therapist and a Spiritual Life Coach.


Ms. Tolokun-Ajinaku has simultaneously been a practicing psychotherapist and a professor in higher education for over  20 years.  She has taught courses in African-Centered Psychology, Theories of Personality, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, History and Systems in Psychology, General Psychology, Psychometrics, and African Diaspora and the World.  She has also developed and taught courses on The Psychology of Traditional African Spiritual Systems.


Ms. Tolokun-Ajinaku has been an adjunct professor and/or guest lectured extensively at  Clark Atlanta University,Morris Brown College, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Atlanta Metropolitan College, Regis University, Metropolitan College of Denver, the University of Colorado Denver and Boulder Campuses, and the Colorado School for Family Therapy.  In addition, she has presented at numerous conferences including National and Regional conferences of the Association of Black Psychologists.  She has also been hosted by numerous other educational and spiritual foundations including the Veterans of Hope Project and the Tubman Hilliard Global Academy.