Farah Lodi is Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Alkaram Institute. She is also the owner and CEO of Moving Forward, a consulting service in Dubai, where she has lived for 14 years. Prior to that she lived in the US for over thirty years. Farah has a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Seton Hall University in New Jersey and is a Professional Certified Counselor with the Canadian Counseling and Psychotherapy Association where she has been a regularly featured writer for their online publication “Counseling Connect”. She is also an adjunct instructor of psychology at Zayed University in Dubai where she supervises psychology student interns. Additionally, she has created an online support group, www.supportseekers.info where professional psychological advice is offered as a free community service. Her most recent publications are a chapter in Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy: Uniting Faith and Professional Practice (Templeton Press, July 2018), as well as a chapter in a children’s psycho-spiritual development book called Maya and the Seven Limbs (Fons Vitae, 2019).