The Red-Headed Step Child of the Holidays: Post-Holiday Blues

After Thanksgiving, society tends to become all a flutter; consumed with the fury and frenzy that is known to many as the, “holiday season.” The season is an emotional roller coaster as adrenaline is pumping with the focus on festivities. Yet, what happens when the holiday season is over? The tree bristles are falling and…

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Save Yourself from the Holiday Stress

The holiday season can be filled with happy and joyous moments; moments that are filled with significant others, close friends and family. For some, however, holidays can evoke feelings of sadness, loneliness or frustration. Here are some difficulties that many face during the holiday season: Obligatory cheerfulness: Some people feel that they do not want…

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Stigma in Sports: is Mental Help Out of Bounds?

Athletes are thought to be invincible, indestructible, untouchable social icons. However, such celebrity can make access to mental and emotional help more difficult. Obstacles to seeking help when needed include not wanting to appear “weak” in the public eye and many fear being perceived as less competitive amongst coaches and peers. Recent headlines have placed…

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Office Space Inquiries

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Shared Vision

Beginning in November, 2014, Sankofa invites our visitors to enjoy the works of our first artist-in-residence, Khrystyna Kozyuk. This local Chicago-based artist began her journey far from the city of big shoulders in Ukraine. Khrystyna explained that her environment in those early years lacked bright color much of the time – a fact that contrasts…

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Therapists in Chicago

Sankofa, based in the heart of downtown Chicago, features a large team of professionally trained and supervised therapists. We have three therapy suites convenient to ‘The Loop,’ River North, Streeterville, and the ‘New Eastside.’ Our locations are directly south of the Chicago River on Michigan Avenue, also known as Chicago’s Magnificent Mile – view directions.…

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