Islam offers not only a theological framework within which we can position ourselves in relation to God, but it also offers a holistic map for how to navigate the human experience on a path of development of the self, or soul. While we may understand and believe that the Qur’an and Sunnah provide all ofRead article
Written by Dr.Abdallah Rothman
Dr. Abdallah Rothman is the Executive Director of the International Association of Islamic Psychology. He obtained his Ph.D. in Psychology from Kingston University London & his M.A. in Psychology from Antioch University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Board-Certified Registered Art Therapist (ATR-BC) with 15 years’ experience as a counseling psychologist. He established Shifaa Integrative Counseling, a private clinic offering Islamically integrated psychotherapy to the Muslim community in Washington DC. Abdallah’s clinical practice, as well as his academic research and publications, focus on establishing an indigenous Islamic theoretical orientation to human psychology that is grounded in the knowledge of the soul from the Islamic tradition.