The Yemeni Community Association in Sandwell (YCA) is delighted to invite you to a lecture on Mental Health, faith and communities. The lecture will be delivered by Prof. Rasjid Skinner, Prof. of clinical psychology on Tuesday, 5 December 2017 6 pm – 8 pm.
Prof. Skinner read Anthropology and Psychology at Durham University, and went on to post-grad research in Anthropology, and then training in Clinical Psychology, at Queen’s University Belfast. While at Queen’s he also underwent Jungian training analysis. He has been working as a Clinical Psychologist since 1976, mostly within the NHS.
He began collaborating with others, in the 1980s, on Islamic approaches to Psychology. Four years ago, with several colleagues, he set up, in Bradford, ‘Ihsaan’; a voluntary sector provider of Islamically based psychological therapies. He holds the Visiting Chair of Clinical Psychology at the University of Karachi, and lectures at Sheffield University and the Cambridge Muslim College.
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To book, please contact Saeed Nasser at the YCA on 0121 525 3909 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Arabian food served from 5.30 pm.
This lecture is free and open to all especially those interested in promoting good mental health and wellbeing in their community.