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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Islamic Institute of Toronto: Family therapy - an Islamic approach - Sunday, April 18, 2-8pm with Nazila Isgandarova & Shaikh Ahmad Kutty

Islamic Institute of Toronto: Family therapy - an Islamic approach

Workshops, seminars, etc.

With Nazila Isgandarova & Shaikh Ahmad Kutty

"Family therapy is a separate and distinct discipline practiced very often outside the formal fields of psychiatry and psychology by social workers, family therapists, counselors, chaplains, and others. Family therapy is not just a new way of working with couples and families but rather an entirely different way of understanding human behavior and relationships."

This workshop is designed for mental health and health professionals, community workers, spiritual and religious care leaders, and community members who wish to acquire practical and theoretical training in family therapy.

Sunday, April 18
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$30/person if registered before April 10; $40 afterwards

Nazila Isgandarova is a Doctor of Ministry candidate in Pastoral Counseling and Family Therapy at Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada and a PhD candidate in Political Science at Khazar University of Azerbaijan. She is currently an instructor with the Continuing Education Department of Emmanuel College at the University of Toronto. She has received her M.A in European and Russian Studies, Carleton University, Canada and in History from Baku State University. She is a Spiritual and Religious Care Coordinator at Cummer Lodge Long Term Care Home of the City of Toronto and Chaplain at the Wenleigh LTC in Mississauga

Shaikh Ahmad Kutty is a senior lecturer and resident scholar with the Islamic Institute of Toronto. He received his M.A in Islamic Studies at the University of Toronto and pursued Doctoral Studies with McGill University, Montreal specializing in Shariah Thought. Shaikh Ahmad Kutty has been involved in family therapy and counseling for over four decades and has an excellent grasp of both the Islamic theoretical understanding as well as the practical realities of family counseling.

Cost includes handouts and refreshments.
Space is limited for this program - please register early.


Islamic Institute of Toronto (IIT)

1630 Neilson Road
Scarborough, ON
M1X 1S3
Phone: 416-335-9173
Fax: 416-335-9208

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