He is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Jungian Psychotherapist with over 40 years experience of dealing with a variety of psychological problems. He is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He has worked with others over many years developing the clinical application of an Islamic understanding of the Self. He is a Visiting Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Karachi. He teaches at the Cambridge Muslim College and is a visiting lecturer on the Clinical Psychology course at The University of Sheffield. He has presented at numerous conferences nationally and internationally on Islamic Psychology.
Skinner, R. (2010) An Islamic Approach to Psychology & Mental Health. Mental Health, Religion & Culture 13 (6) 547-551.
Kaplick, P.M. & Skinner, R (2017) – The Evolving Islam, Psychology Movement, European Psychologist, 22 (3) 198 – 204.
Skinner, R. and Kaplick, P.M. (2017) – Cultural Shift in Mental Illness – a comparison of stress responses in World War 1 and the Vietnam War. J.R.S.M. Open 8 (12) 1-5.
Skinner, R. ((1989) 2018). Traditions paradigms and basic concepts in Islamic Psychology. J of Religion and Health. (1-8). DOI:10.1007/s10943-018-0595-1
Recent Conference/training presentations
2017 July, Bradford Literature Festival.Djinn Possession: Dispelling the Myth. Introduction to Islamic Psychology
2017 August, El Nilan University, Khartoum. Islamic Psychology.
2017 November, ICIPP Conference, New Delhi. Keynote Address.
2018 February, Zaim University, Istanbul Islamic Psychology.
2018 March, Islamic Theology Society, University of Bradford. ‘Paradigm Shift: from Western to Islamic Psychology’
2018 April, Cambridge Muslim College. Approaches to Islamic Psychology. 5 day residential course.