Sankofa provides career opportunities for a variety of mental health professionals, including counselors, psychologists, neuropsychologists, and social workers. Our practice management staff handles client contacts, scheduling, billing, and accounting, so that you can worry about your clients, not paperwork. We also maintain fair and respectful practices that do not constrict your career opportunities beyond Sankofa.

Since our inception in 2011, we at Sankofa Psychological Services have striven to provide a space where clinicians and administrative staff can make a living that they can live with.  In 2020, we had the opportunity to assess our growth, stability, and strengths as an organization.  Going forward, we are transitioning to a woman-owned and black-woman-owned company in 2021.

Our goal is for our employees to feel comfortable bringing their whole selves to work.  We are proud to provide a diverse and inclusive work environment.  Our leadership team is committed to foster professional growth, restorative resolutions for internal conflict, ongoing clinical training, and innovation of specialty care.

Sankofa facilitates career opportunities for a variety of mental health professionals, including counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and psychiatric nurses.

Current Openings

Therapist or Psychologist, General, 2020
Therapist or Psychologist, KetaTherapy, 2020
Therapist or Psychologist, College Counseling, 2020

Sankofa is an equal opportunity employer.  Currently, we are seeking clinicians who have experiences and skills working with clients identified as Black, African American, Men/Male, Transgender, or Gender non-conforming.  Specialty or interest in non-traditional healing practices, psychedelic assisted therapy, and systemic / political trauma are preferred.

See also:  Postdoctoral Fellowships in Clinical Psychology

Current openings, updated 11/24/2020

Sankofa Psychological Services is a mental health practice located in Chicago( and as of Late March on your screen). We provide psychological services to Adolescents, Teens,
Adults, Couples, and Families. Our primary services are Therapy, Psychological and Neuropsychological Evaluations, and Keta Therapy.
We are seeking someone with a compassionate and positive attitude. A person who has the ability to work independently and maintain strong time management s kills.
Additionally, a candidate who has the willingness to stay educated on new treatments, protocols, and licensure requirements. It is also important that any person joining our team
has had training in multicultural affirmative approaches, especially regarding the intersection of mental health and issues f aced by BIPOC, issues for men/males/masculinity
development, and gender-queer/non-conforming identified people.
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills with clients and coworkers
• 2+ years of clinical face to face work with clients
• Master’s degree:
• Licensed Professional Counselor
• Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
• Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
• Licensed Clinical Psychologist or License Eligible pending EPPP
Qualifications and skills ideally required to join our team and start meeting the needs of our growing clientele demographics :
Sankofa offers a supportive staff and flexible work shifts that fit into your ideal work life balance. We have an in-house admin team that will handle your caseload’s scheduling,
obtaining referrals, client and insurance billing, and insurance credentialing. Sankofa provides marketing support through pa id listings and SEO’s.
• Offering tele-therapy sessions,
• Offering Contactless in-person therapy offices
• Providing all employees who wish to work in the office with a monthly COVID- Test
• Our Building requires all people who enter the building to wear masks, and practice social distancing
• Procedures and policies to sanitize the work space between sessions and use air purifying filters in our offices.
This year Sankofa has had to change the way we offer psychological service to our clients. We have COVID-19 considerations in place that keep the safety of our providers and
clients in mind. Our Covid-19 precautions include
• Engage in weekly group consultation and continuing education with clinical team
• Establish healthy and trusting relationships with clients
• Conduct regular appointments with clients
• Implement appropriate treatments, theoretical approaches, and safety protocols to properly: address client situations and mai ntain client progress to ensure proper
• Provide psychoeducation to clients
• Record and maintain proper documentation for client sessions
• Maintain HIPAA compliance for every client situation and obtain proper documentation for release of information
• Maintain Illinois state licensure requirements (or accepted equivalent) and subsequent insurance*
Responsibilities and Duties of position:
*For newly-licensed clinicians, SPS provides one year of malpractice insurance coverage. For clinicians who have been practicing for 1+ years, SPS will subsidize the cost of the
monetary difference required to upgrade coverage to meet the practice requirements (if necessary).
○ Base pay plus
○ commissions
• Options of
○ $3800-6500 forLPC/LCPC/LCSW; (based on 25 or more direct service hours/week)
○ $5500-11000 for Licensed Clinical Psychologists (based on working 25 or more direct service hours/week).
• Monthly income ranges for Full Time Employees :
Access to group health insurance (medical, dental, and vision benefits) through Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO Platinum network; employer subsidi zation provided depending
on employment status

• Subsidized Discounted garage parking
• State-of-the-art cloud based, HIPAA compliant systems compatible with Android, iOS, Windows
• Full administrative service (e.g., scheduling, credentialing, billing, invoicing, and verification of insurance benefits)
• Convenient Michigan Avenue location, fully furnished no contact offices, parking and public transit, with unobstructed views of Lake Michigan and Millennium Park
• Marketing Exposure
SPS clinicians (W-2 employees) enjoy an extremely competitive package of compensation and benefits including:
To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, resumé, and the contact information for two professional references.