Islamic Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care Theory and Practice

College Emmanuel College
Instructor(s) Isgandarova, Nazila
Course Code EMP2537HS
Semester Second Semester
Section 6201
Online Yes
Credits One Credit
Location Online – Synchronous

This course introduces helping professionals to approaches and techniques of Islamic psycho-spiritual therapy to address Muslim Mental Health in a North American context. Islamic psycho-spiritual therapy is practiced in a variety of settings (private practice, institutional, congregational, and public agencies). The subject matter is located at the intersection of Islamic theology and the social and human sciences, addressing developmental theory, grief theory and gender studies. This course emphasizes multidimensional assessment and different applications of psycho-spiritual, therapeutic, supportive, educational, and resource management strategies for individuals.

Pre-Requisites EMP1513H or equivalent or a course in Islam or permission of instructor.
Schedule Sat
Start Time 10:00
End Time 13:00
Hours Per Week 3
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Program Requirement CRPO. 1.1-1.5, 2.1-2.3, 5.1
Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Short Paper
Currently Offered Winter 2024