IAIP Conference

The Intersection of Spirituality &

Mental Health Practice

July 10, 11 & 12, 2020

Chicago, USA

American Islamic College

640 West Irving Park Rd.

Chicago, IL 60613


A joint conference with the Michigan State University Department of Psychiatry

Institute for Muslim Mental Health

Khalil Center

and American Islamic College


Whole conference $250

Daily rates $100


Whole conference $150

Daily rates $85

Special conference rates at two local hotels:

(*click on links to see rates and book)

IAIP Conference Group City Suites

City Suites Hotel

933 West Belmont

Chicago, IL 60657

Phone: 773.404.3400

IAIP Conference Group Majestic

Majestic Hotel

528 West Brompton

Chicago, IL 60657

Phone: 773.404.3499

Conference Themes

Following the theme of the conference,

there will be two separate tracks focused around two distinctive themes:

Islamic Psychology

  • Role of traditional healing 

  • Role of spirituality in the clinical encounter

  • Islamic models of psychotherapy

  • Practical Islamic Interventions for therapeutic application

  • Epistemology and Ontology of Human Psychology

  • Islamic law and forensic psychiatry/psychology

  • Islamic Ethics in contemporary psychotherapy

  • Dream Interpretation

  • Case Presentations

Muslim Mental Health

  • Epidemiological studies of mental illnesses in Muslim communities

  • History of mental illness and treatment

  • Cross-cultural psychology

  • Stigma, attitudes and help seeking behaviors for mental illness in Muslim cultures

  • Utilization of services

  •  Interpersonal violence

  •  Disaster psychiatry/psychology, refugee rehabilitation

  • Community Mental Health and Collaborative Care (Chaplains, Imams, Clergy)

  • Case Presentations

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