About the Book
The present volume comprises six chapters and references. It covers the concept of Religion and Spirituality, Religious Counselling, Islamic Counselling, Islamic Counselling Interventions, Spiritual Counselling, and Spiritual Interventions for Counselling and Therapy. A compre-hensive list of references is also included in this book. This book would be helpful in gaining an insight into the religious and spiritual counselling intervention techniques. We are sure that the mental health professionals like clinical psychologists, counsellors and psychiatric social workers will enjoy using it in their practice and researchers would venture into new and challenging areas.
About the Authors
Dr. Akbar Husain has been retired as Professor from the Department of Psychology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He was the Chairman, Depal tment of Psychology, and the Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, at the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He is the author, co-author and editor of 45 books, and 286 research papers, theoretical articles and chapters in edited books. His attempt is to rediscover the domains of spirituality into the field of Spiritual Psychology is worth appreciating. Professor Husain has standardized scales for psychosocial and spiritual assessment of diverse population. He has organized a number of national and international conferences and seminars in India and Malaysia. His main fields of studies are: Spiritual & Positive Psychology, Health Psychology, Islamic Psychology & Counselling and Psychological Testing.
Dr. Rubina Fakhr is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Department of Psychology, School of Social Sciences and Languages, Lovely Professional University in Phagwara, Punjab. She received her Ph.D. from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP. Her research focuses on gender issues in context of empowerment and related social and personality factors. She has publications in peer reviewed and Scopus indexed journals. Originally, she discovered a love of teaching early on in her career. Her fields of specializations are: Positive Psychology and Health Psychology.