Centre for Islamic Psychology

ØOh my Lord! Increase me in knowledge”. (Surah Taha 20:114)

ØSabl bin Mu’ddh bin Anas narrated from his father that the Prophet Muhammad said: “Whoever teaches some knowledge will have the reward of the one who acts upon it, without that detracting from his reward in the slightest.”
(Sunan Ibn e Majah, Book of Sunnah, Hadith no, 240).

 

INTRODUCTION

The Centre for Islamic Psychology is unique in Pakistan. It is the first of its kind in the promotion and development of Islamic Psychology. Our vision is develop a global ‘Centre of Excellence’ in Islamic Psychology at Riphah International University. This international initiative led by the Riphah International University, in partnership with the International Association of Islamic Psychology, the Khalil Center, the Ihsaan project, The International Association of Muslim Psychologist as part of the project to boost international collaborations.

Vision Statement

  • Our vision is develop a global ‘Centre of Excellence’ in Islamic Psychology. Our aspiration is to strengthen the theory and practice of Islamic Psychology and Islamic Sciences at global level through our scholarly contributions, evidenced-based practices, innovative curriculum, and our rigorous educational preparation of health and social care practitioners.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Centre for Islamic Psychology is to create and promote the Islamisation of knowledge and psychology in academic and clinical settings. The principal aims of Centre for Islamic Psychology are to:

  • Provide flexible and part-time higher education and continuing professional development courses which meet the changing educational, cultural, professional needs of academics and clinicians.
  • Provide access to research, and the expertise acquired, through teaching, publication, partnerships with other organisations and the promotion of Islamisation of knowledge, and the Islamisation of Psychology.
  • Develop sustainable partnerships with academic institutions, professional organisations and key stakeholders -regionally, nationally, and globally in the promotion of Islamisation of knowledge and Islamisation of Psychology.

 

Strategic Plan

  • To create a Centre for Islamic Psychology based in Riphah Institute of Clinical and Professional Psychology.
  • To develop a database on Islamic Psychology’s literature.
  • To provide continuing professional development for faculty in curriculum development in Islamic Psychology and Islamic psychotherapy and counselling.
  • To integrate both Islamic Psychology and Islamic Sciences in the undergraduate and post-graduate programmes.
  • To develop a Certificate and Advanced Diploma in Islamic Psychology Islamic psychotherapy Islamic psychotherapy counselling and others courses. 
  • To develop a number of continuing professional development courses in mental health, addiction, and other health and social care issues.
  • To conduct research on Islamic psychology and counselling and other related subjects.


Consultancy

The Centre for Islamic Psychology can help you support your team with a range of consultancy services aimed to improve their professional and personal development. We offer a range of workshops that can be delivered as standalone presentations or as part of a wider package. We can provide education and training in Islamic psychology and counselling, curriculum development, training the trainers programme, and other health/social care related courses.

We are always open to new projects and seeing how we can work with academic institutions and professional organisations.  Examples of the workshops we can offer are on:

  • Training the Trainers (Islamic Psychology and Counselling)
  • Mental Health
  • Addictive Behaviours
  • Stress Management
  • Spiritual Interventions
  • Counselling from an Islamic perspective
  • Evil Eye, Jinn Possession & Mental Health Issues.

 

Clinical Services

The Centre for Islamic Psychology hopes, in the near future, to open a clinical service, initially, in Lahore. We intend to expand our clinic services in different regions and globally. In additition, we aim to spread good practice and knowledge to better engage with patients in meeting their psychosocial and mental health needs in an Islamic context.

We aim to be a leading provider of Islamic psychotherapy and Counselling Services. The approach of the clinic (s) is to offer an integrative approach to counselling/therapy with evidence –based psychosocial and spiritual interventions. We incorporate the Islamic values and ethics in techniques of counselling and psychotherapy.

Course Provision

The Centre for Islamic Psychology will be providing the following courses in 2019-2020

On-Campus

  • Certificate in Islamic Psychology - Starting from 30 September 2019
  • Certificate in Islamic Counselling
  • Certificate in Alcohol and Drug
  • Advanced Diploma in Islamic Psychology
  • Advanced Diploma in Islamic Counselling and psychotherapy
  • Advanced Diploma in Addictive Behaviours

Online

  • Certificate in Islamic Psychology
  • Certificate in Islamic Counselling
  • Certificate in Alcohol and Drug
  • Advanced Diploma in Islamic Psychology
  • Advanced Diploma in Islamic Counselling and psychotherapy
  • Advanced Diploma in Addictive Behaviours

Further information

If you would like further information please contact:

Research Associate: Kalsoom Nawaz

Email: [email protected]

Mobile: 03000720840

Or contact Professor Dr.G.Hussein Rassool: [email protected]

Our first international conference on Islamic Perspectives on Modern Psychology (IPMP 2019)was a success, welcoming speakers from across the globe. This unique conference was committed to make genuine and reliable contributions to the Islamisation of Psychology at Riphah International University, throughout Pakistan and globally, Insha Allah. The conference explored themes of Islamic Psychology, both theory and clinical applications, left delegates with ideas to develop their practice and projects to start working on. With the development of the Centre for Islamic Psychology, “our vision is develop a global ‘Centre of Excellence’ in Islamic Psychology. Our aspiration is to strengthen the theory and practice of Islamic Psychology and Islamic Sciences at global level through our scholarly contributions, evidenced-based practices, innovative curriculum, and our rigorous educational preparation of health and social care practitioners.” We hope that you will be inspired by our vision for the Centre of Islamic Psychology , and that you will take some time to find out more about it.
Professor Dr. G.Hussein Rassool
Professor of Islamic Psychology

Ø  “Oh my Lord! Increase me in knowledge”. (Surah Taha 20:114)

Ø  Sabl bin Mu’ddh bin Anas narrated from his father that the Prophet Muhammad said: “Whoever teaches some knowledge will have the reward of the one who acts upon it, without that detracting from his reward in the slightest.”
(Sunan Ibn e Majah, Book of Sunnah, Hadith no, 240).

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ØSabl bin Mu’ddh bin Anas narrated from his father that the Prophet Muhammad said: “Whoever teaches some knowledge will have the reward of the one who acts upon it, without that detracting from his reward in the slightest.” (Sunan Ibn e Majah, Book of Sunnah, Hadith no, 240).