About Afiya K., MS, LPC
Helping Clients Create Positive Change in their Everyday Lives
Specializing in Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Couples, and Clinical Hypnotherapy
Afiya K. Hooker is a Licensed Psychotherapist, Professional Speaker, Mentor and Business Consultant. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Spring Hill College and her Master of Science degree from a CACREP accredited program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. As a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Alabama ( #4420), Afiya K. has over 16 years of experience in the mental health field and over 9 years of experience as a psychotherapist.
In addition to speaking at national conferences and various schools, colleges, and universities, Afiya K. has also been featured on Blavity's Afrotech, The Shade Room, VoyageATL, Black with No Chaser, ShoutOut Atlanta and local/national news outlets. Her awards consist of receiving the prestigious honor of 40 under 40 in Mobile Bay’s 2022 Class, Best Therapist/Counselor in the 2022 Lagniappe People's Choice Nappie Awards, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health & Human Service Award in 2022 from People United to Advance the Dream, Inc. and being named Who's Who in America.
As the owner of The Sunshine's Haven Counseling Center, founder of The Sunshine's Haven Empowerment and co-owner of Yin Yang Wellness Center, she empowers the community by providing therapy to adolescents, adults, and couples; mentoring teenagers and young adults; and providing consulting services to other therapists, professionals and business owners. Afiya K. states that her passion includes working with people to ensure that they receive holistic care in every aspect of their lives, as well as developing and implementing goals to be the best individuals they can be. "I love what I do and I look forward to waking up every morning to make a difference in someone's life."