MAS Presents: Mental & Emotional Struggles from an Islamic Perspective workshop

Speaker: Dr Omar Mahmood
Saturday September 24th @ ISBCC @ 2:30 –5 PM
100 Malcom X Blvd Roxbury
Café @ 2:30 PM
Dr. Omar Mahmood was born and raised in Southern California. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California Los Angeles, where he double-majored in Psychobiology and Arabic. He then traveled overseas to study Islamic Sciences in the traditional institute known as Dar al-Mustafa focusing on jurisprudence (fiqh), Arabic grammar, and sciences of the heart. He returned to the States and completed a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Wayne State University. He is currently employed at the University of California, San Diego and serves as an advisor to MYNA (Muslim Youth of North America). He is active in efforts to promote the development of Islamic identity in Muslim youth through spirituality, counseling, recreation, and the arts.

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