Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Free Yourself from External Validation

Humans have an innate need for validation, but when does it become an issue? Sarah Sultan outlines the ways validation can get in the way of our spirituality and some practical steps we can implement to reduce the need for it.

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Sarah Sultan

Sarah Sultan is a licensed professional counselor who strives to empower her clients through achieving healthier, more fulfilling lives and relationships while reconnecting with Allah during the healing process. Sarah obtained a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling and has practiced therapy for nearly 10 years. She is also an instructor with Mishkah University, where she teaches a course about the intersections between Islam, psychology, and counseling.