Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

The Duha Approach: A New Model to Treat Trauma – Najwa Awad | ISNACON 2019

Licensed therapist Najwa Awad discusses the research that went into the trauma series, focusing on The Duha Approach, a model aligned with Islamic Psychology based on Surat al-Duha.

Check out Najwa Awad and Sarah Sultan’s series on trauma here.


Najwa Awad

Fellow | Najwa Awad is a psychotherapist who is passionate about helping Muslims heal, grow, and thrive after adversity. She has over a decade of experience providing online and in-person counseling to children, adults, and families at her practice, Amanah Family Counseling. Najwa also enjoys giving workshops to destigmatize mental illness, address current mental health issues within the community, and promote psychological health from an Islamic perspective.