The Fiqh of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counselling

Al Balagh presents a unique and comprehensive online course, meticulously crafted to delve into the Islamic rulings pertaining to the fields of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counselling

The Fiqh of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counselling

About The Course

Delve into the depths of Islamic rulings with Al Balagh’s pioneering online course: The Fiqh of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counselling. Embark on a journey through 16 live interactive sessions, uncover over 50 key principles, and decode more than 150 Islamic rulings and Fatawa. Engage with 50+ real-world case studies and gain practical insights into the intersection of Islamic Fiqh and mental health. Explore the Fiqh of Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Personality Disorders, and more. This course is meticulously designed for those passionate about Islamic psychology and seeking an in-depth understanding of Islamic rulings related to mental health disorders.

Course Team

Shaykh Dr. Rafāqat Rashid

Dr Rafaqat Rashid

(Academic Director, Al Balagh Academy, UK)

AT A GLANCE

16 Live Online Sessions

Duration : 4+ months

Sundays, 3PM - 4:30PM (London, UK)

Video Recordings Available

Access to Mobile App

Personalised Feedback

Certificate

From £24.99/Month

(For 4 Months)

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Starts on 8th September 2024

Course Fee

Pay in Full: £119.99 £99.99

Pay In 4 Installments: £24.99 per month

Registration Deadline:

7th September 2024

Al Balagh Scholarship

AlBalagh Scholarship is available for learners who cannot afford the fee.

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Course Overview

In an era where mental health is gaining recognition, understanding its nuances from an Islamic perspective is crucial. Al Balagh’s comprehensive online course, The Fiqh of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counselling, is designed to bridge this gap. This course offers a unique opportunity to delve into the Islamic rulings related to mental health, providing a much-needed Islamic perspective on Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counselling.

The course covers a wide spectrum of topics, from understanding the concept of Ahliyyah (Legal Capacity) to exploring the Fiqh of various psychological disorders such as

Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Severe Mental Illnesses, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, and Other Substance Use Disorders. It also delves into the Islamic rulings related to psychiatric treatments and counselling practices. The course is enriched with over 50 case studies, making it a practical and applicable learning experience.

This course is not just a theoretical exploration. It’s a practical guide for those studying or practicing Islamic psychology and counselling, Sharia scholars seeking in-depth understanding of relevant Islamic rulings, and individuals interested in the intersection of Islam and mental health. It’s a bridge between theory and practice, offering a comprehensive understanding of the Islamic rulings related to these fields. By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to guide individuals suffering from these disorders, providing them with the support they need within the framework of Islamic Fiqh. This course is a step towards a more compassionate and understanding Muslim community, where mental health is acknowledged, understood, and addressed in light of Islamic teachings.

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Learning Objectives

  • Acquire comprehensive knowledge of over 50 key principles and more than 150 Islamic rulings and Fatawa related to Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counselling.
  • Develop the ability to apply Islamic rulings in real-world scenarios related to mental health.
  • Gain practical insights through engaging with over 50 real-world case studies.
  • Enhance your understanding and skills in guiding individuals suffering from psychological disorders from an Islamic perspective.
  • Be equipped with the knowledge and skills to contribute positively to the field of Islamic psychology and counselling.
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Learning Outcomes:

    1. In an era where mental health is gaining recognition, understanding its nuances from an Islamic perspective is crucial. Al Balagh’s comprehensive online course, The Fiqh of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counselling, is designed to bridge this gap. This course offers a unique opportunity to delve into the Islamic rulings related to mental health, providing a much-needed Islamic perspective on Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counselling.
  • The course covers a wide spectrum of topics, from understanding the concept of Ahliyyah (Legal Capacity) to exploring the Fiqh of various psychological disorders such as Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Severe Mental Illnesses, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, and Other Substance Use Disorders. It also delves into the Islamic rulings related to psychiatric treatments and counselling practices. The course is enriched with over 50 case studies, making it a practical and applicable learning experience.
  • This course is not just a theoretical exploration. It’s a practical guide for those studying or practicing Islamic psychology and counselling, Sharia scholars seeking in-depth understanding of relevant Islamic rulings, and individuals interested in the intersection of Islam and mental health. It’s a bridge between theory and practice, offering a comprehensive understanding of the Islamic rulings related to these fields. By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to guide individuals suffering from these disorders, providing them with the support they need within the framework of Islamic Fiqh. This course is a step towards a more compassionate and understanding Muslim community, where mental health is acknowledged, understood, and addressed in light of Islamic teachings.
  • In an era where mental health is gaining recognition, understanding its nuances from an Islamic perspective is crucial. Al Balagh’s comprehensive online course, The Fiqh of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counselling, is designed to bridge this gap. This course offers a unique opportunity to delve into the Islamic rulings related to mental health, providing a much-needed Islamic perspective on Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counselling.
  • The course covers a wide spectrum of topics, from understanding the concept of Ahliyyah (Legal Capacity) to exploring the Fiqh of various psychological disorders such as Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Severe Mental Illnesses, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, and Other Substance Use Disorders. It also delves into the Islamic rulings related to psychiatric treatments and counselling practices. The course is enriched with over 50 case studies, making it a practical and applicable learning experience.
  • This course is not just a theoretical exploration. It’s a practical guide for those studying or practicing Islamic psychology and counselling, Sharia scholars seeking in-depth understanding of relevant Islamic rulings, and individuals interested in the intersection of Islam and mental health. It’s a bridge between theory and practice, offering a comprehensive understanding of the Islamic rulings related to these fields. By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to guide individuals suffering from these disorders, providing them with the support they need within the framework of Islamic Fiqh. This course is a step towards a more compassionate and understanding Muslim community, where mental health is acknowledged, understood, and addressed in light of Islamic teachings.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are Al Balagh courses recognised or accredited?

Al Balagh courses do not provide an externally accredited or recognised qualification. Our own expert team works at the course content. With over 40000+ learners, we are continuously growing and our vision is to make Al Balagh qualifications renowned worldwide through our expert team, without seeking formal accreditation or recognition from external institutional bodies.

How is this online course structured?

Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre-recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. Students may ask questions and get their doubts cleared from their respective lecturers, if any. Our dedicated academic support team will assist you as required.

When will I have access to the online course material?

Upon successful enrollment, you will get access to ILM Portal (our advanced online learning portal) within 24 hours. (login details and important contact information will be provided on your registered email address)

Will I get notification for live sessions?

You will be able to view all course wise live session details including joining links on your ILM Portal calendar.Weekly email reminders are also sent out on your registered email address. If you find any difficulty with the link/calendar please contact us immediately via  Email: [email protected] or by Phone: +447946835578 . Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest

Is it mandatory to attend live sessions?

Attending live sessions, while not mandatory for course progression, is strongly encouraged. Prominent scholars and educators highlight the unique value of live attendance, emphasizing its role in the authentic transfer of knowledge. Live participation fosters an interactive learning environment, allowing for real-time questions, discussions, and clarifications that are not as easily replicated through recorded materials. This live engagement is seen as essential for a deeper understanding and connection to the subject matter, echoing the tradition and Adab of scholarly learning.

I missed a live session. Can I get the video recordings?

If you miss a live session, don't worry! You can access the recorded sessions, presentations, and relevant materials on your course dashboard within 24-48 hours after the live class is delivered. Our admin team uploads the content promptly so you can catch up on what you missed and be well-prepared for the next live class. Simply log in to the ILM Student portal and find the materials under the respective course section if you miss a scheduled live lecture.

Can I download the video recordings on my device (Desktop/Laptop/Mobile/Tab)?

We understand that having constant access to educational content is important for our students. However, to maintain the integrity and security of our course materials, videos are not available for download directly from the Learning Management System (LMS). We ensure that our LMS is accessible at all times and from various devices, allowing you to study at your convenience, wherever you have internet access. If you have any concerns about accessing the materials or need assistance with the LMS, please do not hesitate to contact our support team for help.

I have doubts but I cannot attend the live session. Any other way to ask my questions?

For any doubts or discussions, join the dedicated Course WhatsApp Groups where you can engage with peers for question clarification and discussions. Course instructors may be part of these groups at their discretion. If you need to contact a specific instructor, please reach out to the Admin Team.

How do I interact with my classmates?

You can interact with your classmates on our WhatsApp Groups exclusive for the course students. To join the official WhatsApp group, log in to your course on https://ilm.albalaghacademy.org/  and access the "Join Official WhatsApp Group'' tab. Go to Start → Sessions → Welcome Aboard: Course Introduction → Join Official WhatsApp Group 

Joining the group will allow you to connect with fellow course students for discussions and updates.

What is the process for reaching out to the instructor?

For inquiries about instructor contact information, please reach out to the course administrator directly. Instructor details will be shared only with their explicit consent. However, participants are encouraged to connect through group discussions.

( Please note, they often have demanding schedules and may not always be able to address individual queries. We encourage you to attend live sessions and utilize the Q&A period for questions. For queries post-lecture, feel free to contact our administrators, and we will do our best to assist. Responses from instructors will depend on their availability. Thank you for your understanding.)

When will the final exam be held?

The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course(approximately one month after the final live lecture of the course) and will be a Graded And Timed Exam.

How long will I have access to the online course(s)?

The duration of access to paid online courses varies depending on the program length:

  • Courses lasting 4/6 months (12/16 sessions): 1 year access
  • Courses lasting 9-12 months (24-30 sessions): 2 year access

Please note that these durations apply specifically to our paid courses.

I am facing trouble signing into the “ILM” Online Student portal. What should I do?

In case you find any trouble accessing your account, then please contact us immediately via  email: [email protected] or by phone: +447946835578 . Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest. The time taken to resolve issues depends on the team's availability and working hours. We guarantee prompt resolution of your queries. Please be aware that it typically takes around 24 hours to resolve any technical issues.

How can I apply for the Al Balagh Scholarship?

Al Balagh Academy values seekers of knowledge more than anything. Please visit  here to apply for a scholarship. Our team will assess your application and respond in 2 - 3 working days.

What is the course grading policy?

Our course grading policy is designed to ensure a comprehensive understanding and mastery of the subject matter. To successfully pass, students are required to achieve a minimum grade of 40% across all courses. Here's how your performance will be evaluated:

  • Weekly Assessment Exams (60% of total points): Throughout the course, you will encounter approximately 5-6  online objective assessments aimed at testing your understanding and honing your skills. These weekly checkpoints are pivotal in tracking your progress and ensuring you're on the right path.
  • Course Final Exam (40% of total points): The culmination of your learning journey is marked by the course final exam. This decisive assessment evaluates your grasp of the entire course content.
  • Achieving a score of 40% or above is essential to pass the course. This balanced approach between regular assessments and a comprehensive final exam ensures that you not only retain information but also apply your knowledge effectively.
When do I receive the course certificate ?
Following successful course completion, you will be eligible to receive your digital certificate of achievement. To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:
Completion of All Course Modules: Full engagement with all designated course materials, including readings, assignments, and assessments, is mandatory.

Attainment of the Minimum Passing Threshold: A minimum grade of 40% is required to qualify for the certificate of achievement.

Who do I contact if I still have doubts related to my courses ?

If you have questions or need assistance during your journey, our dedicated support team is here for you. Your success is our priority. Please be patient as our team works round the clock to provide support.

📞 Admissions Team( Payment, Scholarships, Enrollment, or information about New Courses):

🚀 Short-Term Course Support (Assessment, Course-related, or IT-Technical issues):

Is there a mobile app for accessing my courses ?

Maximize your learning flexibility with our newly updated mobile app! Enjoy seamless access to your courses anytime, anywhere. Click on the links below to download the app tailored to your device:

Dive into a world of convenient and accessible learning today!

Are Al Balagh courses recognised or accredited?

Al Balagh courses do not provide an externally accredited or recognised qualification. Our own expert team works at the course content. With over 40000+ learners, we are continuously growing and our vision is to make Al Balagh qualifications renowned worldwide through our expert team, without seeking formal accreditation or recognition from external institutional bodies.

How is this online course structured?

Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre-recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. Students may ask questions and get their doubts cleared from their respective lecturers, if any. Our dedicated academic support team will assist you as required.

When will I have access to the online course material?

Upon successful enrollment, you will get access to ILM Portal (our advanced online learning portal) within 24 hours. (login details and important contact information will be provided on your registered email address)

Will I get notification for live sessions?

You will be able to view all course wise live session details including joining links on your ILM Portal calendar. Weekly email reminders are also sent out on your registered email address. If you find any difficulty with the link/calendar please contact us immediately via  Email: [email protected] or by Phone: +447946835578 . Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest

Is it mandatory to attend live sessions?

Attending live sessions, while not mandatory for course progression, is strongly encouraged. Prominent scholars and educators highlight the unique value of live attendance, emphasizing its role in the authentic transfer of knowledge. Live participation fosters an interactive learning environment, allowing for real-time questions, discussions, and clarifications that are not as easily replicated through recorded materials. This live engagement is seen as essential for a deeper understanding and connection to the subject matter, echoing the tradition and Adab of scholarly learning.

I missed a live session. Can I get the video recordings?

If you miss a live session, don't worry! You can access the recorded sessions, presentations, and relevant materials on your course dashboard within 24-48 hours after the live class is delivered. Our admin team uploads the content promptly so you can catch up on what you missed and be well-prepared for the next live class. Simply log in to the ILM Student portal and find the materials under the respective course section if you miss a scheduled live lecture.

Can I download the video recordings on my device (Desktop/Laptop/Mobile/Tab)?

We understand that having constant access to educational content is important for our students. However, to maintain the integrity and security of our course materials, videos are not available for download directly from the Learning Management System (LMS). We ensure that our LMS is accessible at all times and from various devices, allowing you to study at your convenience, wherever you have internet access. If you have any concerns about accessing the materials or need assistance with the LMS, please do not hesitate to contact our support team for help.

I have doubts but I cannot attend the live session. Any other way to ask my questions?

For any doubts or discussions, join the dedicated Course WhatsApp Groups where you can engage with peers for question clarification and discussions. Course instructors may be part of these groups at their discretion. If you need to contact a specific instructor, please reach out to the Admin Team.

How do I interact with my classmates?

You can interact with your classmates on our WhatsApp Groups exclusive for the course students. To join the official WhatsApp group, log in to your course on https://ilm.albalaghacademy.org/  and access the "Join Official WhatsApp Group'' tab. Go to Start → Sessions → Welcome Aboard: Course Introduction → Join Official WhatsApp Group 

Joining the group will allow you to connect with fellow course students for discussions and updates.

What is the process for reaching out to the instructor?

For inquiries about instructor contact information, please reach out to the course administrator directly. Instructor details will be shared only with their explicit consent. However, participants are encouraged to connect through group discussions.

( Please note, they often have demanding schedules and may not always be able to address individual queries. We encourage you to attend live sessions and utilize the Q&A period for questions. For queries post-lecture, feel free to contact our administrators, and we will do our best to assist. Responses from instructors will depend on their availability. Thank you for your understanding.)

When will the final exam be held?

The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course (approximately one month after the final live lecture of the course) and will be a Graded And Timed Exam.

How long will I have access to the online course?

The duration of access to paid online courses varies depending on the program length:

  • Courses lasting 4/6 months (12/16 sessions): 1 year access
  • Courses lasting 9-12 months (24-30 sessions): 2 year access

Please note that these durations apply specifically to our paid courses.

I am facing trouble signing into the “ILM” Online Student portal. What should I do?

In case you find any trouble accessing your account, then please contact us immediately via  email: [email protected] or by phone: +447946835578 . Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest. The time taken to resolve issues depends on the team's availability and working hours. We guarantee prompt resolution of your queries. Please be aware that it typically takes around 24 hours to resolve any technical issues.

How can I apply for the Al Balagh Scholarship?

Al Balagh Academy values seekers of knowledge more than anything. Please visit  here to apply for a scholarship. Our team will assess your application and respond in 2 - 3 working days.

What is the course grading policy?

Our course grading policy is designed to ensure a comprehensive understanding and mastery of the subject matter. To successfully pass, students are required to achieve a minimum grade of 40% across all courses. Here's how your performance will be evaluated:

  • Weekly Assessment Exams (60% of total points): Throughout the course, you will encounter approximately 5-6  online objective assessments aimed at testing your understanding and honing your skills. These weekly checkpoints are pivotal in tracking your progress and ensuring you're on the right path.
  • Course Final Exam (40% of total points): The culmination of your learning journey is marked by the course final exam. This decisive assessment evaluates your grasp of the entire course content.
  • Achieving a score of 40% or above is essential to pass the course. This balanced approach between regular assessments and a comprehensive final exam ensures that you not only retain information but also apply your knowledge effectively.
When do I receive the course certificate?
Following successful course completion, you will be eligible to receive your digital certificate of achievement. To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:
Completion of All Course Modules: Full engagement with all designated course materials, including readings, assignments, and assessments, is mandatory.

Attainment of the Minimum Passing Threshold: A minimum grade of 40% is required to qualify for the certificate of achievement.

Who do I contact if I still have doubts related to my courses?

If you have questions or need assistance during your journey, our dedicated support team is here for you. Your success is our priority. Please be patient as our team works round the clock to provide support.

📞 Admissions Team( Payment, Scholarships, Enrollment, or information about New Courses):

🚀 Short-Term Course Support (Assessment, Course-related, or IT-Technical issues):

Is there a mobile app for accessing my courses?

Maximize your learning flexibility with our newly updated mobile app! Enjoy seamless access to your courses anytime, anywhere. Click on the links below to download the app tailored to your device:

Dive into a world of convenient and accessible learning today!

Learn More About Our Courses?

Email us:  [email protected]