Adeyinka Akinsulure-Smith, Ph.D.
Dr. Adeyinka Akinsulure-Smith is a licensed Psychologist who is originally from Sierra Leone. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at City College of the City University of New York. She has extensive clinical experience working with war trauma survivors, refugees, asylees and asylum seekers, survivors of sexual violence, persons afflicted with and affected by HIV/AIDS and culturally diverse populations. Dr. Akinsulure-Smith has been conducting individual and group psychotherapy as well as psychological assessments with clients in the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture since 1999. She has been involved in human rights investigations in Sierra Leone with Physicians for Human Rights and the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone, Human Rights Division.
Dr. Akinsulure-Smith is also one of the co-founders of Nah We Yone, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides social and psychological services to displaced African war victims in the New York Metropolitan area. Dr. Akinsulure-Smith and her co-founders at Nah We Yone are 2003 winners of New York City’s prestigious Union Square Awards. In 2005 Dr. Akinsulure-Smith received Teachers College, Columbia University’s “Early Career Award.”