Psychology from an Islamic Perspective

The aims of the Psychology from an Islamic Perspective Interest Group are:

  1. To provide a network for psychologists with an Interest in Islamic psychology.
  2. To provide a forum for discussion regarding the definition and nature of Islamic psychology.
  3. To liaise and maintain alliances with other Muslim professional and community groups.
  4. To promote and support theory and research relevant to understanding Muslim community groups in the context of their social systems and settings.
  5. To promote and support theory and research towards the development of culturally sensitive psychometric tests and best practice interventions for the Muslim community.
  6. To promote the use of psychometrics and interventions relevant to the Muslim culture via educational and training programs.
  7. To provide relevant consultations about the Muslim culture to the APS and other bodies on issues relating to Islamic Psychology.
  8. To promote the field of psychology to members of the Muslim community.
  9. To promote the knowledge of Islamic psychology from its historical origins to the present.


 “Indeed, Allah will not change the condition of a people until they change what is in themselves.” 

Quran, 13:11

Keep visiting the PIPIG website for upcoming activities and professional development.

Past Event: 

Topic: "Exploring Muslim Community Emotional and Behavioural Concerns to Counter-Terrorism Polices, Radicalisation & Islamophobia" presented by Hanan Dover - Clinical and Forensic Psychologist MAPS held on 22 February 2016 at Westmead Hospitial 


Members are encouraged to send any ideas and suggestions they have about PIPIG to:

  • Shehzi Yusaf
    APS Psychology from an Islamic Perspective Interest Group