Therapy With Immigrant Muslim Couples: Applying Culturally Appropriate Interventions and Strategies

Douglas A. Abbott, Paul R. Springer, Cody S. Hollist

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Despite the steady increase of Muslims in America, there is a scarcity of research for mental health professionals who wish to work with Muslim couples. The goal of this article is to provide mental health therapists the common features of Muslim marriages and how they are influenced by the religious and social context, with clinical implications for couples therapy interventions being discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)254-266
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Couple and Relationship Therapy
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2012



  • Islam and Islamic faith
  • Muslim couples
  • Muslim marriage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gender Studies
  • Social Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)

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