Amal Sheikhaden


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Amal, a licensed social worker (LSW) in the state of Illinois, brings a diverse background to her work as a psychotherapist. With a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor's from Michigan State University, she's well-versed in both academic and practical aspects of her field. Amal also completed the Arabic and seminary programs at Qalam Institute, deepening her understanding of Islamic principles.

Her professional journey includes roles at Northwestern Hospital's clinical setting as a care coordinator as well as providing case management for newly resettled Muslim refugees at ICNA Relief. What drives Amal is her passion for integrating Islamic teachings with her social work expertise in psychotherapy. This allows her to offer tailored support that's culturally sensitive and spiritually grounded. 

Languages Spoken

  • English

  • Somali (Af May May dialect)

Categories: Female, Remote, Anxiety, English