FahadKhan

About Me

Dr. Fahad Khan is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a Masters degree in Biomedical Sciences.  He is also a Hafiz of the Qur’an (having committed the entire Qur’an to memory) and has studied Islamic studies with various scholars in the Muslim world and the US. He is currently a student of Islamic studies and Arabic. He is a faculty member at Concordia University Chicago and College of DuPage.  He has conducted numerous research studies and have published book chapters and articles on Traditional Islamically-Integrated Psychotherapy (TIIP), help-seeking attitudes of Muslim Americans as well as the effects of Acculturation & Religiosity on Psychological Distress. He is a fellow of the International Association of Islamic Psychology and serves as an editor for the Journal of Muslim Mental Health.

 
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Experience

Healthcare: 17 years

Therapy & Counseling: 14 years

Research: 13 years

Management: 12 years

Teaching: 5 years

Education

Doctorate in Psychology

July, 2011 - May, 2015 Midwestern University

Research: Acculturation, Religiosity, and Psychological Distress Among Muslim Americans

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology

July, 2009 - June, 2011 Midwestern University

Research: Evaluation of Factors Affecting Attitudes of Muslim Americans Towards Seeking and Using Formal Mental Health Services

Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences

September, 2007 - June, 2009 Midwestern University

Research: Evaluation of Kidney Injury Molecule -1 (KIM-1) as an early biomarker for lead (Pb) nephrotoxicity

Bachelors of Arts in Psychology

September, 2002 - May, 2006 University of Illinois at Chicago

Religious

Darul Qasim

2019-20 Islamic Studies

Introduction to Hadith & Islamic Law

Studio Arabiya

2019-20 Arabic, Tafsir

Qira'ah Al-Rashidah; Tafsir Al-Waseet Li Tantawi

Studio Arabiyya

2018-19 Arabic

Qira'ah Al-Rashidah; Bayna Yadayk

Darul Qasim

2017-18 Aqidah, Fiqh

'Aqidah al-Tahawiyyah; Introduction to Ḥanafī Legal Compendia: Qudūrī’s al-Mukhtaṣar

Darul Qasim

2016-17 Arabic

Kitab Al-Maqsud; Al-Awamil; Arabic Syntactic Compendia: Iẓhār al-Asrār

Darul Qasim

2015-16 Arabic

Tasheel Al-Sarf; Tasheel An-Nahw; Matn'u Bina Al-Af'al; Kitab Al-Imthala Fi Al-Sarf; Qasas An-Nabiyyin; Min Kunooz Al-Sarf

Islamic Learning Foundation

2012 - 2013 Tafsir, Fiqh

Tafsir al-Wasit Li-Tantawi, Al-Ikhtiyar Li Ta'lil al-Mukhtar

Bayyinah

2009 Arabic Sarf & Nahw

7-day course at Islamic Foundation, Villa Park, Illinois, USA

Hifdh (Memorization of Qur'an), Islamic Studies

1998 - 2000 Various Teachers in US & Pakistan

Certifications

CS50's Introduction to Computer Science

06/2019 Harvard - edX

How to Build Chatbots

05/2019 IBM - Cognitive Class

Analyzing Data with Python

05/2019 IBM - edX

Introduction to Python for Data Science

05/2019 Microsoft - edX

Introduction to Python: Fundamentals

05/2019 Microsoft - edX

Responsive Web Design (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

05/2019 FreeCodeCamp

Programming Foundations with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

05/2019 Duke University - Coursera

Books

Applying Islamic Principles to Clinical Mental Health Care: Introducing Traditional Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy.

2020 Editors: Keshavarzi, H., Khan, F. Ali, B., & Awaad, R.

Book Chapters

Challenges of Islamophobia: Psychiatric considerations for effectively working with Muslim patients

2019 Islamophobia and Psychiatry: Recognition, Prevention, and Treatment

Editors: Moffic, H. S., Peteet, J., Hankir, A., & Awaad, R.

Outlining a case example of Traditional Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy (TIIP)

2018 Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy: Processes and outcomes with Muslim clinicians

Editor: Al-Karam, C. Y.

Journal Articles

Islamically Integrated Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Scrupulosity (Waswasa) in Muslim Patients.

2020 Journal of Anxiety Disorders (In Review)

Authors: Keshavarzi, H., Khan, F., & Syed, B.

Evaluation of Factors Affecting Attitudes of Muslim Americans Toward Seeking and Using Formal Mental Health Services

2019 Journal of Muslim Mental Health, 13(2)

Authors: Khan, F., Khan, M., Soyege, H., & Maklad, S.

Integrating Islamic traditions in modern Psychology: Research trends in the last ten years

2016 Journal of Muslim Mental Health, 10(1)

Authors: Haque, A., Khan, F., Keshavarzi, H., & Rothman, A.

Manuscripts In Preparation, In Review, In Press, or Accepted

Tarbiyat-e-Khudi: A psychospiritual model of self-development from the writings of Muhammad Iqbal

2020 (Anticipated)

Authors: Khan, F. & Malik, K.

Waswasa: Manifestations of OCD scrupulosity in Muslim populations and Islamically Integrated Treatment.

2020 (Submitted)

Authors: Keshavarzi, H., Khan, F., & Syed, B.

Acculturation, religiosity, and psychological distress among Muslim Americans

2020 (Anticipated)

Authors: Khan, F., Soyege, H., & Issa, A.

Research & Grants

Co-Principle Investigator

2018-20: Bridges Consortium / Templeton Foundation Grant recipient for research on spiritually-integrated psychotherapy

Research Director

2015-Present: Khalil Center Intern training | Internal data collection | Work-in-progress research group member

Principle Investigator

2016: College of DuPage Learning styles of community college students

Research Assistant

2012: Advocate Christ Medical Center Effects of Cardiac Assist Devices on the cognitive and emotional functioning of patients suffering with cardiopathologies

Research Assistant (Dr. Walter Prozialeck)

2008-09: Midwestern University Kidney Injury Molecule - 1 (KIM-1)

Workshops and Trainings

Mental Health & Stress Issues Among Palestinian Youth in America

11/2019 Rosemont, Illinois, USA

The 12th Annual Conference for Palestine in the US

Assessment of the Domains within the Traditional Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy Model of Treatment

10/2019 Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Assessment of the Domains within the Traditional Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy Model of Treatment

09/2019 Riphah Institute of Clinical & Professional Psychology, Lahore, Pakistan

Islamically Integrated Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Scrupulosity (Waswasa) in Muslim Patients

11/2018 Istanbul, Turkey

Second International Congress on Religious-Spiritual Counselling & Care | Co-Presenters: Hooman Keshavarzi and Beena Syed

Current State of Mental Health in the West and Pakistan and Moving Towards Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy

11/2018 Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Current State of Mental Health in the West and Moving Towards Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy

11/2018 International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Psychological Gender Differences and Its Marital Implications

08/2018 Pleasanton, California, USA

The Art of Marriage Conference

Maintaining Healthy Marriages

07/2018 MECCA Center, Willowbrook, Illinois, USA

Culturally Sensitive Care for Muslim Students

01/2018 Illinois School District 45. Villa Park, Illinois, USA

Effectively Working with Muslim Students

05/2017 Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, USA

Culturally Competent Therapy with Muslim Americans

03/2017 Illinois Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Co-Presenter: Hooman Keshavarzi

Psycho-Spiritual Approach to Marriage

03/2017 Islamic Foundation of Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA

Co-Presenter: Hooman Keshavarzi

Psycho-Spiritual Approach to Parenting

10/2015 Islamic Foundation of Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA

Co-Presenter: Hooman Keshavarzi

Continuing to Interrogate the Status Quo

10/2014 Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA

The Diversity Challenge | Co-Presenters: Karen Farrell, Catherine Gremley, and Raman Saini

Suicidal and Homicidal Assessments of Children

10/2014 North DuPage Special Education Cooperative, Roselle, Illinois

Grief and Its Manifestations

12/2012 St. Ignatius High School, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Acculturation to Professional Psychology: White Institutions, White Faculties, and Students of Color

10/2011 Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA

The Diversity Challenge | Co-Presenters: Karen Farrell, Emmanuel Gonzalez, and Janelle Scott

Seminars and Keynotes

Tarbiyat-E-Khudi: A Psychospiritual Model of Self-Development from the Teachings of Muhammad Iqbal

11/2019 Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

1st National Conference on Iqbal | Keynote Speaker

Importance of Research in Clinical Practice: From Theory to Practice

11/2019 Lisle, Illinois, USA

Illinois Psychological Association Annual Convention

Illinois Advocacy in Action

11/2019 Lisle, Illinois, USA

Illinois Psychological Association Annual Convention | Co-Presenters: Lisa Grossman, Terrance Koller, and Ryan Taylor

The State of Mental Health in Pakistan and United States & Moving Towards Spiritually Integrated Psychology

09/2019 Royal Palm Golf & Country Club, Lahore, Pakistan

Islamic Perspectives in Modern Psychology Conference | Keynote Speaker

Persecuting, Pathologizing and Enslaving the Uyghur Muslims in China: A Psychological Perspective

03/2019 Congregation Solel, Highland Park, Illinois, USA

Invited Guest | Co-Presenter: Diane Rosenbaum

Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy: Uniting Faith with Professional Practice

10/2018 Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, Istanbul, Turkey

Evolving Islamic Psychology: Past, Present, & Future | Panelist | Co-Presenters: Hooman Keshavarzi, Abdallah Rothman, and Carrie York Al-Karam

Integrating Islamic Theoretical Concepts into the Therapeutic Encounter

10/2018 Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, Istanbul, Turkey

Evolving Islamic Psychology: Past, Present, & Future | Panel Moderator | Co-Presenters: Muhammad Tahir Khalily, Elham Abubakr, Mustafa Merter, Rasjid Skinner, and Hakim Archuletta

Importance of Community and Social Support in Maintaining Wellness

04/2018 MECCA Center, Willowbrook, Illinois, USA

Khalil Center Annual Wellness Conference

Breaking the Cultural and Religious Barriers: Effectively Working with Muslim Clients

11/2017 Oak Brook, Illinois, USA

Illinois Psychological Association Annual Convention | Co-Presenter: Hooman Keshavarzi

Serving Individuals with Disabilities

10/2017 Islamic Center of Des Plaines, Des Plaines, Illinois, USA

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Its Manifestations Among Religious Individuals

10/2016 Zakat Foundation, Bridgeview, Illinois, USA

Khalil Center Annual Wellness Conference | Co-Presenter: Hooman Keshavarzi

How to Effectively Work with Muslim Clients

05/2016 Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Impact of Culture, Technology and Our Environments on Our Children

05/2016 Wheaton Islamic Center, Wheaton, Illinois, USA

Khalil Center Annual Wellness Conference

Character Development, Personal Transformation, and Spiritual Elevation According to Allama Muhammad Iqbal

04/2016 East-West University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Iqbal Day

Demystifying Mental Health Care

09/2015 Rosemont, Illinois, USA

Annual Convention of Islamic Society of North American (ISNA) | Co-Presenters: Sarah Syed and Yasmeen Fareeduddin

Psychological Gender Differences and Its Marital Implications

05/2015 Khalil Center, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA

Khalil Center Annual Wellness Conference

Assessment of Common Factors Uniting Graduate Students of Diverse Spiritual Backgrounds

11/2011 Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois, USA

The Interfaith Celebration of Diversity

Understanding Psychology Through a Religious and Spiritual Perspective

11/2011 Islamic Foundation, Villa Park, Illinois, USA

Community Mental Health Program

Awards and Honors

  • 03/2020 - IPA-Funded Invited Guest APA's Practice Leadership Conference
  • 2019-20 - APA Ethnic Minority Committee Liaison Illinois Psychological Association
  • 2019-20 Legislative Committee Co-Chair Illinois Psychological Association
  • 2019 - Executive Committee Member Riphah University's Islamic Perspectives in Modern Psychology (IPMP 2019)
  • 2018-Present - Fellow International Association of Islamic Psychology
  • 2018-19 - Associate Chair Early Career Psychology Section - Illinois Psychological Association
  • 03/2018 - APA-Funded Invited Guest APA's Practice Leadership Conference
  • 2016-Present - Editor Journal of Muslim Mental Health
  • 2013-15 - Editor Muslim World Affairs Journal

Teaching Graduate-Level

2016 - Present: National Louis University

Introduction to Psychological Assessment
Psychological Assessment II: Intelligence
Psychological Assessment III: Personality
Advanced Abnormal Psychology
Theories of Cognitive Psychology
Advanced Theories of Personality
Research Design
Psychological Statistics: Design and Analysis
Biological Bases of Behavior
Health Psychology

2015 - Present: Concordia University Chicago

Counseling and Human Development
Multicultural Counseling
Fundamentals of Assessment
Ethics, Morality, and Law for Counselors
Introduction to Counseling Profession

Teaching Undergraduate-Level

2016 - Present: College of DuPage

General Psychology
Developmental Psychology: Life Span
Statistics in Social and Behavioral Sciences
Counseling Focusing on Veterans
Introduction to Developmental Disabilities
Abnormal Psychology

Supervised Clinical Training

Post-Doctoral Psychologist

2015-16: Khalil Center Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA

Supervisor: Edgar Ramos

Pre-Doctoral Intern

2014-15: Maryville Academy Des Plaines, Illinois, USA

Supervisor: Edgar Ramos

Doctoral Extern

2013-14: Maryville Behavioral Health Hospital Des Plaines, Illinois, USA

Supervisor: Edgar Ramos

Doctoral Extern

2012: Advocate Christ Medical Center Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA

Therapy Practicum Intern

2011-12: Hamdard Center Addison, Illinois, USA

Supervisor: Muhammad Hamid

Diagnostic Practicum Intern

2010-11: Hamdard Center Addison, Illinois, USA

Supervisor: Muhammad Hamid

Clerkship Intern

2009-10: Hesed House Aurora, Illinois, USA

Supervisor: Wendell Carpenter

Clerkship Intern

2009-10: Midwestern University Counseling Center Downers Grove, Illinois, USA

Supervisor: Ann Sauer

Work Experience

Deputy Director, Clinical Director, Research Director

2014 - Present Khalil Foundation (DBA Khalil Center)

Lombard, Illinois, USA

Program Therapist

2011 - 2014 Riveredge Hospital - Department of Social Services

Forest Park, Illinois, USA

Substance Abuse / Psychiatric Counselor

2006 - 2012 Central DuPage Hospital - Crisis Unit, Behavioral Health Services

Winfield, Illinois, USA

Intake Counselor

2010 - 2011 Adventist GlenOaks Hospital - Assessment & Referral Department

Glendale Heights, Illinois, USA

Mental Health Counselor

2007 - 2008 Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital - Adult/Adolescent Psychiatric Unit, Behavioral Health Services

Downers Grove, Illinois, USA

Patient Care Technician

2004 - 2005 Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Hematology/Oncology Unit

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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