Verona Spence-Adofo, an Interview

By Yema | November 25, 2020

In the next three weeks, I will be doing a sisterhood series here on the blog where I interview beautiful black women who inspire me. I want to share with you their journeys, their work,…

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My African Spiritual Psychotherapy Practice

By Yema | June 16, 2020

I am often asked by prospective clients what it means in practical terms that I work from an African spiritual perspective and, in general, that I include the spiritual in my approach to psychotherapy. Because…

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Honoring the Ancestors

By Yema | November 15, 2018

“You are the latest version of your Ancestors. Within your DNA exists their consciousness”. – Dalian Adofo     Africa is, as we know, not a country. It is a vast land mass rich with…

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Demystifying African Spirituality

By Yema | November 13, 2018

“[…] intuitively there is a fear of the spiritual, the cultural, and the political power that these rituals can have. That us coming together and performing libation together – they know that there is power…

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