Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Falling Into Your Thoughts – Cognitive Distortion Part 1 | Daily Reminders

While the Coronavirus may cause stress and anxiety during this time, it’s important for us to be mindful of our thoughts and not fall into common cognitive distortions. Sh. Omar Husain describes three cognitive distortions and offers perspectives from the Qur’an and Sunnah.

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Sh. Omar Husain

Sh. Omar Husain

Head of Instruction | Omar serves as the Religious Director at MCECC in San Antonio, is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern (LPC-Intern-Supervised by Michael Moyer), and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC). He graduated from Al-Azhar university with a degree in Islamic studies and Arabic. He holds an MA in counseling and guidance and is currently a doctoral candidate in Counselor Education and Supervision at the University of Texas at San Antonio. His knowledge of the Islamic and social sciences makes him uniquely equipped to address contemporary issues facing the Muslim community.