Psychological Assessments

At Sankofa Psychological Services in downtown Chicago, we provide extensive psychological assessment testing and evaluations for all age groups – childrens, teens, and adults. Adult Assessment and Testing Mental Health Testing – Emotional and Psychological Testing for Mood, Anxiety, and Interpersonal Difficulties – Complicated Psychiatric Diagnosis – Cognitive Testing Employment/Workplace Screening – Full Psychological Evaluations…

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Group Therapy

Group psychotherapy is one medium to promote personal growth and change and enhance interpersonal awareness. Psychotherapy groups provide a forum for one to enhance relationship skills, receive support from others struggling with similar concerns, and learn additional ways of considering and approaching life challenges. Some of the issues explored in Sankofa psychotherapy groups include, but…

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Therapy

We provide therapy services to people of all ages, in individual psychotherapy, couples and family therapy, interpersonal therapy groups, skills-based groups, and support groups. It’s our goal at Sankofa to provide an open environment for safe and confidential talk therapy, child play therapy, art therapy techniques, and parent-child conjoint sessions. Our large staff of therapists…

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Welcome to Sankofa

Sankofa Psychological Services, LLC, is a mental health treatment center in Chicago providing assessment and therapy to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. We provide a range of mental health services centered around therapy, including counseling services, psychological assessment testing, individual therapy and psychotherapy, and group counseling. Throughout these various types of therapeutic treatments, our…

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Lizzie Salland, Psy.D., Postdoctoral Fellow

Through listening and understanding Dr. Salland will journey with you to your past to uncover what brought you to where you are now and how to change for you to have a present and a future that is meaningful and fulfilling to you. In addition to individual therapy, Dr. Salland also leads therapy groups and…

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Ali O’Hara, Psy.D., L.P.C., Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. O’Hara’s therapeutic approach emphasizes how our most personal perspectives on life and relationships are informed by our past experiences, where we are in the present, and our hopes of what lie ahead in future. She strives to create an open environment to allow access to the meaning of these experiences and explore the impact…

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Summer Activities in Chicago

On a budget? Not sure what to do this summer? Staying happy and active this summer is easier than you think. There are a lot of ways to enjoy the city for little to no money. Read on for some free and inexpensive ways to enjoy your summer this year. 1. Beach time: grab a…

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Amy McNew, Psy.D., Staff Therapist

Dr. Amy McNew received her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Illinois Counseling Center in Champaign Urbana, IL. Dr. McNew specializes in individual and group therapy for adolescents and adults, working from an integrated existential and psychodynamic approach. She has extensive…

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