Hadj Abdur Rasjid Skinner is a clinical psychologist and Jungian psychotherapist, and in this talk he introduces the philosophy and methodology of psychology from an Islamic perspective.

Since the 1980s Skinner has been exploring, alongside his colleagues, the underlying concepts of Islamic psychology, with particular reference to Al-Ghazali’s work.

He’ll explain how we can develop a faith-based theoretical understanding of mental health and how this understanding might be applied to mentally distressed individuals.

About The Academic

Rasjid Skinner

Professor Rasjid Skinner, Clinical Director of Ihsaan Therapeutic Services, is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Jungian Psychotherapist with over 40 years’ experience of in dealing with a variety of psychological problems. He is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He has worked with others over many years developing the clinical application of an Islamic understanding of the Self. He is a Visiting Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Karachi. He teaches at the Cambridge Muslim College and is a visiting lecturer on the Clinical Psychology course at the University of Sheffield. He has presented at numerous conferences nationally and internationally on Islamic Psychology.