Entries by Hooman Keshavarzi

Job Posting: Administrative Manager (Lombard, IL)

Job title Administrative Manager (35-40 hrs/week) – Western Suburbs, Chicago Reports to Clinical & Executive Director Application Application deadline: [July 15th, 2018] Start date: [August 1st, 2018] Interviews: July 15-20th Cover Letter & CV/Resume should be sent to hr@khalilcenter.com.  Applications w/o Cover Letters will NOT be accepted Job purpose The purpose of this role is […]

Non-Clinical Intern Watned – Bay Area Posting

Non-clinical Internship  Company Description: The Khalil Center is a qualified 501(c)(3) not-for-profit spiritual wellness center advancing the practice of professional psychology rooted in Islamic principles. Using a holistic approach, our clinic aims to integrate cultural and spiritual competence in traditional psychological methodology. We are working to combat the stigmas surrounding mental health with an approach […]

Social Media Intern – Wanted

Social Media Intern Company Description: The Khalil Center is a qualified 501(c)(3) not-for-profit spiritual wellness center advancing the practice of professional psychology rooted in Islamic principles. Using a holistic approach, our clinic aims to integrate cultural and spiritual competence in traditional psychological methodology. We are working to combat the stigmas surrounding mental health with an […]

Job Posting: Mental Health Therapist (Bay Area)

Job title Mental Health Therapist / Clinician Reports to Clinical Director (Bay Area) Application Date Open: Nov 27/2017 Closes: Until Filled Job purpose The contractor shall work in the capacity of a mental health therapist offering clinical and preventative intervention services to a predominantly Muslim population, designed to alleviate psychological distress and produce resiliency. Duties […]

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. […]

The Four Benefits of Cultivating Self-Awareness

By Sister Heba el-Haddad ‘Al-Dunya’ is an Arabic word that is very frequently used to describe the temporal world that hosts our lives here on earth. Upon taking a closer look, the word dunya stems from the root word  دنو  d-w-n or  دني d-n-y, which means ‘the nearer’ or ‘the lower.’  This word has been mentioned […]

Feeling Overwhelmed with Multiple Demands? Read this….

By Ahmad Jabir Tarin Throughout life human beings face an array of challenges ranging from family, work, social, spiritual-religious, and other interpersonal stressors. In the midst of the intensity of those challenges a feeling of hopelessness can emerge for many of us. Hopelessness can be described as the overwhelming feeling of dread, gloom and doom where […]

Narrative Therapy: My Muslim Identity and My Allegiance

By: Diba Ataie “Where are you from?” I was repeatedly questioned, while traveling. My response was always challenged; an insinuation that I was lying. The person I was interacting with was usually unsatisfied with my answer and this led me to feel irritated. Once I expressed my frustration the empathy grew and others were able […]

The Importance of Self Care

By Dr. Sarah Syed “My kids come first, my family comes first, my job is too busy, I can’t afford it, I don’t have the time.” These are the most common responses heard when someone is recommended to take time for self-care. Many seem to think self-care implies spending money on spa services such as […]