Mission

To advance the field of Islamic psychology through research and education.

Vision

To become the first accredited Muslim graduate school of psychology in the United States – a mainstream institution of higher education that produces God-conscious individuals of excellence whose work advances psychological science, benefits society, and improves lives

Values

Honesty, Integrity, Authenticity, Sincerity, Generosity

Our Projects

Islamic Psychology Research Fellowship

The Islamic Psychology Research Fellowship (online) advances the Islamic Psychology body of knowledge by supporting graduate students anywhere in the world doing their masters thesis or …

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Islamic Psychology in the United States

Researchers at the Alkaram Institute are conducting a study on Islamic Psychology in the United States. Their findings will be presented in an edited volume …

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Human Interaction with the Divine, the Sacred, and the Deceased

People have been trying to connect and communicate with the Divine and the deceased since the dawn of time. Prayers and rituals of various sorts …

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Bridges Consortium Big-Data Project on Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapies

The Alkaram Institute, in partnership with Khalil Center, is part of the Bridges Consortium big-data research projected funded by the John Templeton Foundation and Brigham …

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Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy: Uniting Faith and Professional Practice.

Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy (IIP) is a modern approach or orientation to psychotherapy that integrates Islamic teachings, principles, philosophies, and/or interventions with Western therapeutic approaches. In …

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Maya and the Seven Limbs

Maya and the Seven Limbs is a children’s character development book for 6-10 year olds and is comprised of 7 stories, each of which was …

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What is Islamic Psychology

Islamic Psychology (IP) is difficult to define because it is conceptualized in so many different ways. Some think it is synonymous with the works of early Muslims scholars like Al-Ghazali, Al-Balkhi, Al-Razi, and others.

Some think IP is taṣawwuf (Sufism) or tazkiyat al-nafs (purification of the self) – claiming it to be Islam’s versions of psychology/psychotherapy…

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