Hooman Keshavarzi is a licensed psychotherapist in Illinois, completed his PsyD (to be conferred), holds a master’s of clinical psychology and a bachelor’s of science, specialist psychology track / minor in Islamic studies. He is the founder and executive director of Khalil Center, a mental health institute specializing in the practice of Islamically Integrated psychotherapy and the largest provider of Muslim mental healthcare in the United States. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Argosy University Chicago, American Islamic College, and Hartford Seminary, and an instructor of psychology for Islamic Online University. He is a Fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding at the Global Health Center, conducting research on topics related to Muslims and mental health. Hooman is a national public speaker and trainer currently serving as a clinical supervisor of graduate students of clinical psychology at the Village of Hoffman Estates (DHS). In addition to his academic training, he has studied Islamic theology both formally and informally with a number of Islamic scholars. He was recently appointed Visiting Scholar at Ibn Haldun University in Turkey.