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Aisha Mohammad-Swan received her PhD in psychology in 2000. Aisha worked as a Counselor/Psychologist for 12 years for Geneva B. Scruggs Community Health Care Center in New York with a focus on PTSD, OCD, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, marriage/relationships issues, as well as community-cultural dynamics. She is certified in Restorative Justice/ Healing Circles, Conflict Resolution, and Mediation, and is also a certified Life Coach. She is currently studying for her certification in Islamic Chaplaincy, and takes Islamic courses at SHC. Aisha works at a Women's Daytime Drop in Center, and has her own part-time practice in which she integrates counseling and holistic health. Aisha also received an MA in Public Health/Community Development in 2009 and plans to open a community counseling/resource center for Muslims and others in the New York area in the future, in sha' Allah.

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Pokemon go

Pokemon Go – The Psychological Experiment

Well, well…a new app has hit the market with an incredibly addictive fever.  According to the New Yorker,  Pokemon Go “started as an April Fool’s joke. Google released a funny video that mashed up Google Maps and Pokémon. The video, released on April 1, 2014, went viral, drawing more than eighteen million views in all.  …


Sexual addiction

Unveiling the Dark Secret: Sexual Addictions (P2)

Both cases of part one illustrate Sexual Addiction. The first example may illustrate an environmental-social model of addiction and the second a possible biological etiology. Sexual Addiction is a real addiction as any other such as alcohol, cigarettes, heroin, cocaine and so forth. PsychCentral outlines the following behaviors are indicative of a possible sexual addiction: Compulsive masturbation with …



Muslim Youth Joining ISIL: Who Is to Blame?

The radicalization of some Muslim youth, particularly with the current rise of ISIL and subsequent increasing ranks of young people joining ISIL, should cause one to stop and ponder why. While many would be conditioned to feel that these are just examples of “bad youth”, or worse, “this is just another example of what Islam …


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