WESTERN GRADUATE REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE'S MESSAGE
Adeeba D. Deterville, BA is Co-Founder of Sankofa Cultural Institute and doctoral student at Sofia University (formerly the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology). Her primary focus is African-centered Psychology and Spirituality. Adeeba's research interests include, identity congruency, spiritual well-being and self-actualization. Her research focuses on Diasporic wellness and healing practices. She is a Lucumi practitioner who also practices mindfulness meditation and yoga. She currently serves as the Western Region Graduate Representative for the Association of Black Psychologists, National Student Circle Board of Directors and is the Student Circle Board Chair for the Bay Area Association of Black Psychologists. Adeeba has more than twenty-five years experience in the non-profit sector and has worked in the financial services field as a Community Development Officer.