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Muslim counsellors and psychotherapists network

Introduction to Muslim counsellors and psychotherapists network

This video is presented by Myira Khan, a British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) registered Counsellor, Supervisor and Tutor.

She is trained in Islamic Psychology and Islamic Psychotherapy. Myira is Founder of the Muslim Counselling and Psychotherapist Network (MCAPN).

In this video, Myira explains the aims of MCAPN. This network brings together Muslim practitioners who are qualified (or in training) as counsellors, psychotherapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists. MCAPN provides a forum for professional networking and professional development to support the practice of its members.

MCAPN also aims to increase the visibility of Muslim practitioners, across both mainstream mental health services and Muslim communities. Myira feels that this visibility is important to tackle stigma around Muslim mental health and to make it clear that informed and faith-sensitive mental health support services are available for Muslims.


Find out more about Myira and her work.

Muslim Counsellor and Psychotherapist Network.

Other professional networks for Muslims who are engaged in work around mental health include:

British Islamic Medical Association: a national organisation that aims for Muslim healthcare professionals in the UK. BIMA also provides medical information for mental health.

British Board of Scholars and Imams: a national network of imams, scholars and academics that aims to facilitate intra-Muslim dialogue on theology, jurisprudence and community welfare.

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