Staff Directory

Abdullah Ansari

Director of Marketing & Communications

Abdullah currently serves as the Director of Marketing & Communications for Khalil Center nationally, ensuring brand growth and consistency across a diverse set of platforms.

Male, Chicagoland

Aciah Atayee


Aciah Atayee is the Administrative Assistant at the Khalil Center in Los Angeles. Aciah graduated from California State University Northridge with B.S. in Business Administration Marketing and a minor in Management.

Female, Los Angeles

Akrama Hashmi

Director of Development

Akrama Hashmi is a highly motivated senior professional with 15+ years of proven nonprofit success. Akrama drives impactful outcomes that advance organizational objectives & foster sustainable growth.

Male, Chicagoland

Ala Naaman

Clinical Supervisor & Therapist

Ala Naaman is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) based in San Diego. Ala completed her studies at San Diego State University, receiving a Bachelor’s in Psychology and a Master’s in Social Work.

Female, Los Angeles

Amatullah Craft


Amatullah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Florida. She has experience providing services as a psychotherapist for private agencies, foster care agencies, public and Islamic schools.

Female, Remote

Amin Momand


Amin Momand is an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor with a Master’s degree in Counseling and Guidance (PPS Credential and LPCC track).

Male, Los Angeles

Cody Sana Qureshi


Cody is a registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist currently seeing clients living in California. She uses a personalized therapeutic approach to work with individual needs and assist in attaining client goals.

Female, Bay Area

Deema Bakleh

Counseling Intern

Deema Bakleh is a Counseling Intern at Khalil Center, pursuing her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Northwestern University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, baking, and spending time outdoors.

Female, Chicagoland

Dr. Abdallah Rothman

Co-founder and Executive Director of the International Association of Islamic Psychology

Dr. Abdallah Rothman is the co-founder and Executive Director of the International Association of Islamic Psychology and the founder of Shifaa Integrative Counseling.


Dr. Dilek McCombs

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Dilek McCombs is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Illinois holding a doctorate degree (Psy.D.) and a master’s degree (M.A.) in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology.

Female, Chicagoland

Dr. Fahad Khan

Deputy & Clinical Director (National)

Dr. Fahad Khan is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a Masters degree in Biomedical Sciences.

Male, Chicagoland

Dr. Hamza Quadri

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Clinical Psychology

Hamza Quadri has a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology where he also attained his Masters in Clinical Psychology

Male, Chicagoland