Holistic Healing: Islam’s Legacy of Mental Health is a series that sheds light onto the unparalleled contributions Islamic civilization has made to the field of mental health. Host Dr. Rania Awaad will travel through the past—from the final Prophet (pbuh)—to the present, discovering the people who advanced a beautiful approach to psychology long before the current conversation began. Join her as she destigmatizes mental health issues that exist today by exploring the fascinating stories of the past—from diagnoses, to treatments, to people, to institutions.
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Dr. Rania Awaad
Dr. Rania Awaad, M.D. is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine where she is the Director of the Muslim Mental Health Lab and Wellness Program and Director of the Diversity Clinic. She is also the Clinical Director of the San Francisco Bay Area branches of the Khalil Center, a spiritual wellness center pioneering the application of traditional Islamic spiritual healing methods to modern clinical psychology.