Isgandarova, Nazila

Nazila Isagandarova
College: Emmanuel College
Degrees: PhD (Emmanuel), DMin (Laurier)
Phone: 416-585-4536
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Teaching Category:
Teaching Stream
Appointment Status:
Basic Degree
GCTS Associate


Nazila Isgandarova has a PhD from the University of Toronto, a Doctor of Ministry degree in pastoral counselling, marriage and family studies from Wilfred Laurier University, and a Master of Social Work from the University of Windsor. She is a Registered Psychotherapist at the College for Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and a Registered Social Worker at the Ontario Social Workers and Social Service Workers. Nazila is the recipient of the Order of Vaughan, the Forum for Theological Exploration Research Award for her study on domestic violence against Muslim women, the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care Senior Research Award and the Society for Pastoral Counselling Research Award. Nazila is an Assistant Professor at Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto. Her book, titled Muslim Women, Domestic Violence, and Psychotherapy: Theological and Clinical Issues, was published by Routledge in 2018, and Islamic Spiritual Care; Theory and Practice(s) was published by Pandora Press in 2019.