Islamic Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care: Theory and Practice

College Emmanuel College
Instructor(s) Isgandarova, Nazila
Course Code EMP2537HS
Semester Second Semester
Section 9101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Online – Synchronous

This course introduces helping professionals to Islamic psycho-spiritual therapy as practiced in variety 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 among other things. This course emphasizes multidimensional assessment and the different application of psycho-spiritual, therapeutic, supportive, educational, and resource management strategies for individuals. Gender, professional identity and professional ethics are also examined. This course introduces students to gender dynamics in a cross-cultural context and helps students develop skills and gender aware helping approaches in Islamic spiritual care and psychotherapy.

Pre-Requisites EMP1741H or similar
Schedule Mon
Start Time 9:00
End Time 12:00
Hours Per Week 3
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Program Requirement CRPO. 1.1-1.5, 2.1-2.3, 5.1
Additional Notes

This course was previously taught under the title "Islamic Spiritual Care: Theory and Practice"

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Short Paper
Previously Offered Fall 2018
Currently Offered Winter 2022