Entries by Hooman Keshavarzi

Job Posting: Mental Health Therapist/Clinician – Manhattan, NY

Job Title: Mental Health Therapist/Clinician – Manhattan, NY Reports to: Job Narrative The contractor shall work in the capacity of a therapist and educator, the current duties and responsibilities of which are outlined below. These duties and responsibilities may be amended from time to time as deemed necessary by Khalil Foundation or requested by contractor […]

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 […]