Ammar Awaad

Khalil Center discusses Cultural Humility & Competency with Muslim Middle Eastern and Arab Populations at San Francisco State University

Khalil Center was invited to the San Francisco State University Department of Counseling for an elaborate workshop on Cultural Humility and Competency in Working with Muslim Middle Eastern and Muslim Arab Populations. The workshop was a didactic session for Master’s in Counseling students at SFSU. Seasoned Therapist Jabir Tarin shared case studies in working with …

Khalil Center discusses Cultural Humility & Competency with Muslim Middle Eastern and Arab Populations at San Francisco State University Read More »

Khalil Center visits Square Inc. to discuss the importance of mental health care during the pandemic

Khalil Center therapist, Jabir Tarin from the Bay Area, visited Square Inc. for a presentation and discussion on the importance of mental health care amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Jabir is a seasoned therapist specialized in working with Muslim Americans and diverse populations and has been with Khalil Center since 2015.  Jabir’s 30-minute presentation focused on …

Khalil Center visits Square Inc. to discuss the importance of mental health care during the pandemic Read More »

Khalil Center conducts its first-ever online intensive on Traditional Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy in collaboration with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Turkey’s Ibn Haldun University.

Khalil Center worked with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) and Turkey’s Ibn Haldun University to launch a joint 6-part Continuing Education (CE) training program on Traditional Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy (TIIP).  The course was open to therapists, clinicians, students, and researchers within the field of psychology.  The sessions were conducted by various faculty members …

Khalil Center conducts its first-ever online intensive on Traditional Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy in collaboration with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Turkey’s Ibn Haldun University. Read More »

Mental Health 101: An Islamically Integrated Perspective

Muslim Mental Health 101 The terms mental health, stress, anxiety, depression, self-care and other similar terms are commonly heard these days. They casually come up in our discussions, or are discussed in our classes and social media. There has been a rise in people and organizations promoting “mental health awareness.” What exactly is mental health …

Mental Health 101: An Islamically Integrated Perspective Read More »

Strategies for Managing Stress and Increasing Productivity During a ‘Shelter in Place’

The suddenness of the COVID-19 Pandemic change has drastically impacted all of our lives and has compelled everyone to make immediate lifestyle changes. Especially the “shelter in place” imposed on all of us, may evoke unsettling feelings. These can include worries about the economy, our jobs, health and managing the adaptation to these new circumstances.  …

Strategies for Managing Stress and Increasing Productivity During a ‘Shelter in Place’ Read More »

NEW KC Book Publication: Applying Islamic Principles to Clinical Mental Health Care: Introducing TIIP

Description This text outlines for the first time a structured articulation of an emerging Islamic orientation to psychotherapy, a framework presented and known as Traditional Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy (TIIP). TIIP is an integrative model of mental health care that is grounded in the core principles of Islam while drawing upon empirical truths in psychology. The …

NEW KC Book Publication: Applying Islamic Principles to Clinical Mental Health Care: Introducing TIIP Read More »

Order the new book on Islamically-Integrated Psychotherapy

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] With chapters from Dr. Hooman Keshavarzi and Dr. Fahad Khan. To order your copy, click on the image below or on this link: [/av_textblock] [av_codeblock wrapper_element=” wrapper_element_attributes=”] Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy: Uniting Faith and Professional Practice (Spirituality and Mental Health) [/av_codeblock] [av_codeblock wrapper_element=” wrapper_element_attributes=”] [/av_codeblock]

Recommended Reading List for Islamically Integrated Psychology

Recommended Reading List for Islamically Integrated Psychology Books on Traditional Islamic Psychology from Islamic tradition Al-Razi, A. (2007). Razi’s Traditional Psychology (A.J. Arberry Trans.). Kazi Publications Inc. Al-Balkhi, A. (2013). Abu Zayd Al-Balkhi’s Sustenance of the Soul: The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of a Ninth Century Physician (M. Badri Trans.). Malaysia: International Institute of Islamic Thought. …

Recommended Reading List for Islamically Integrated Psychology Read More »