Mindfully Muslim: A Faith-based approach when working with Muslim Refugees
Did you know that immigrants represent 63% of the Muslim population in Canada? That’s according to the 2021 census results. As millions of people from around the world make Canada their home, delivering mental health care and settlement services that integrate newcomers’ culture is imperative for better adaptation, settlement and integration.
Mindfully Muslim “is a faith-based, culturally safe, trauma-informed, anti-oppressive group therapy program that combines teachings from mindfulness based interventions with wisdom from the Islamic tradition.” Explore how an understanding of the sacred teachings from Islam can facilitate engagement, understanding, healing and therapeutic success while working with Muslim refugees.