Don’t Be Sad: Dealing with life’s trials & tribulations

One – Day Intensive Workshop

Don’t be Sad

Are you enjoying or enduring life? Anxiety, stress, despondency and lack of confidence affect most of us at some point in our lives.

Jibreel Institute is pleased to announce a one day workshop, exploring practical steps, from evidence based medicine and Islamic texts (the Qur’an and Sunnah), in dealing with life’s trial and difficulties. The workshop will help us transform demanding and difficult conditions into opportunities for spiritual growth. Topics to be discussed include: Quranic Principles of Psychospiritual Health; Stigmas and Barriers to seeking treatment; Anxiety, Stress and Depression: An Islamic Perspective; Anxiety, Stress and Depression: An Islamic Perspective; Solutions to Emotional Health Problems: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Medications, Techniques from the Qur’an and Sunnah; Prayers for Engagement and Reflection.

SUNDAY 24th July 2016 | 10am – 5pm
Maryam Centre (adjecent to the London Muslim Centre)
3rd Floor Conference Hall
45 Fieldgate Street, London E1 1DU

Primary Tutor:

Dr Riza Mohammed
Dr Riza Mohammed is a practising orthopaedic and spine surgeon. He has studied traditional Islamic Sciences under leading scholars in UK, South East Asia and the Middle East. His edited works include In the Early Hours: A Guide to Spiritual and Self-Development (2000). He is an Executive member of the European Academy of Quranic Studies (EQS).

Guest Tutors:

Dr Imran Ali
Dr Imran Ali is a Consultant Psychiatrist and has worked in Mental Health for over 15 years. He has been an executive member of the spirituality committee, the Royal College of Psychiatrists and member of the spiritual care committee, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.

Dr Shazad Amin is a Consultant in Adult Psychiatry and Clinical Safety Officer. He is a medical member of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service and a CQC Specialist Advisor.

£20 early bird
£30 after 10th July 2016

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