Abdallah Rothman, PhD

Dr. Abdallah Rothman is an advisor to the Alkaram Institute. He is Principal of Cambridge Muslim College, the Executive Director of the International Association of Islamic Psychology, and founder of Shifaa Integrative Counseling. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Board Certified Registered Art Therapist (ATR-BC) and holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology. Dr. Abdallah’s clinical practice and his academic research focus on counseling from an Islamic paradigm and establishing an Islamic theoretical orientation to psychology. He publishes on this topic in books and journal articles, including his paper Toward a framework for Islamic psychology and psychotherapy: An Islamic Model of the Soul which received critical acclaim and has been downloaded over 17,000 times. He gives presentations, leads workshops, is invited to speaking engagements around the world and has received awards for his contributions to knowledge in the field of Islamic psychology. He is visiting professor of psychology at Zaim University Istanbul, International Islamic University Islamabad, and Al-Neelain University Khartoum.