The Mecca Center invites you to Community Night on Thursday, July 12 with guest speaker Dr. Fahad Khan who will share a presentation on the keys to a happy marriage. Nurture your mind and spirit with Islamically-oriented advice on maintaining healthy and fruitful relationships. Light dinner and refreshments will be served. The program begins at 7pm and babysitting is available.
Fahad Khan, Psy.D, LCPC is the Clinical and Deputy Director of the Khalil Center, a project of Zakat Foundation of America. The Khalil Center is a social and spiritual community wellness center designed to address the widespread prevalence of social, psychological, familial, relational and spiritual issues of communities.
Dr. Fahad Khan has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a Master’s 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 U.S. He is currently a student at Darul Qasim continuing his Arabic and Islamic studies under the supervision of Sh. Amin Kholwadia. He is a faculty member at Concordia University Chicago and College of DuPage and has conducted research studies on help-seeking attitudes of Muslim Americans as well as the effects of acculturation and religiosity on Psychological Distress. While his primary focus of his clinical training has been with children and adolescents suffering from serious mental illnesses, he has also had a broad range of experiences working with individuals from all age groups and cultural backgrounds.