Carrie York Al-Karam

York Al-Karam

Carrie York Al-Karam, PhD is an adjunct professor in the department of religious studies at the University of Iowa. She has interests in the areas of psychology of religion, Islamic psychology, spiritually integrated psycho‑therapy, complementary and alternative medicine, depression, anxiety, addiction, and trauma.

Coming from a diverse, cross-disciplinary academic background, she has a PhD in psychology, an MA in Middle East studies, and a BA in international studies. Her most recent coedited book is Mental Health and Psychological Practice in the United Arab Emirates (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015).