·Providing an accepting and nurturing environment.
·Holistic care that acknowledges the historical experiences of individuals, present environment and facets of their personality and personal values that has shaped who they are today.
·Strengthening communities, as this is the outer layer of the system and setting in which individuals have come from and will have to return to despite their personal progress and growth.
·Spirituality – A part of human existence that is commonly neglected in mainstream psychology. 95% of Americans believe in a higher power or God and ignoring the intrinsic and internal spiritual nature of individuals will result in limited success in personal care and growth (Gallup, 2002)
.·Culture – Culture is not limited to ethnicity, religious background or race. Rather, culture encapsulates the environment in which the individuals have been raised in and those set of practices, values and beliefs that they have internalized on account of that interaction between the individual and environment. Khalil Center is interested and invested in uncovering and helping clients identify their personal culture and how they integrate this as a part of who they are in the present.