Carrie M. York, PhD​


Dr. Carrie M. York is founder and president of the Alkaram Institute. Her areas of interest include Islamic psychology, spiritually integrated psychotherapy, Islamic spirituality, and virtue/character development. She is also publisher at Alkaram Press. Her books including Mental Health and Psychological Practice in the United Arab Emirates (2015), Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy: Uniting Faith and Professional Practice (2018), a children’s character development book called Maya and the Seven Limbs (2020), and The Way of Love: Towards an Islamic Psychology of Virtue and Character Development (2023). Having lived outside her native United States for nearly 17 years in various countries, she now resides in Great Falls, Virginia. In her free time she enjoys jogging, traveling, and spending time with loved ones.