Our Scholars and
Our certified, respected scholars and counsellors will employ positive psychology to identify and build on your strengths and seek to engender hope and happiness during the matching process.
Dr. Mohammad Al-Nadvi |
Scholar of Islam
Muslim scholar in North America, amongst the few who have the authority to confer an Islamic legal ruling.
Dr. Nadvi has studied the Islamic sciences extensively at some of the world’s leading institutions of Islamic learning.
He completed his Masters and Ph.D. in Shariah, with a specialization in Fiqh from Umm al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
To complement Dr. Nadvi’s comprehensive education in the Islamic sciences, he earned a degree in political science from Bhopal University, Bhopal, India.
Imam Aarij Anwer |
Scholar Of Islam
Imam Aarij Anwer was born in Karachi, Pakistan and moved to Toronto, Canada at the age of 13.
He enrolled in the University of Waterloo's Computer Science program, where he met people who changed his life.
These folks introduced him to an academic study of Islam and the Qur'an unlike he'd ever experienced growing up.
This began the journey of seeking religious knowledge: attending lectures, learning how to read the Qur'an properly.
Shaykh Ahmed Shehab |
President of SICS
Presenter and producer of "Hope" TV Show. Represented the community before the government of Canada.
Islamic Marriage officer and national marriage arbitrator. National and international Islamic speaker.
Member of Imam council of Canada. Serving the community in Canada for 33 years.
Marriage and crisis counselor at the Islamic information center.
Ontario chancellor for the international association of educators.
Dr. Hamid Slimi |
Founder of Sayeda Khadija Centre
Dr. Hamid Slimi is an Imam, Resident Scholar and Founder of Sayeda Khadija Centre.
He has been serving as an Imam, Chaplain, Educator and Consultant in Canada since 1997 in different religious and educational institutions.
Dr. Hamid Slimi is our Imam and Founder of Sayeda Khadija Centre.
He is an Academic scholar, a professor, a spiritual leader, a teacher and a Community Developer.
Dr. Mustafa Khattab |
Imam of the Anatolia Islamic Centre
Imam of the Anatolia Islamic Centre, Mississauga Canada and Muslim Chaplain at Brock University.
Dr. Khattab, received his Ph.D., M.A., & B.A. in Islamic Studies in English with Honours from Al-Azhar University.
He is a member of the Canadian Council of Imams, a lecturer of Islamic Studies in English at Al-Azhar University, and a Fulbright interfaith scholar.
He has served as an Imam in the U.S.A. and Canada since 2007 and is a published author. His most celebrated work is The Clear Quran: A Thematic English Translation.
Boutheina Hussein Al Kahlaoui |
Boutheina Hussein al Kahlaoui holds a Bachelor Degree in Psychology and a Master in Behavioural Science. Being a psychologist,she has co-founded the Vocational Training Cen-tre Knowledge Seeds,dedicated to offering training in counseling, SEN, Inclusion and Educational Science.Boutheina is also the Dream Director at Future Learning Lab Dubai. Her specialities are: •Family and couple therapy •Female mental health counsellor •Cognitive Psychology •Counseling Psychology •Developmental Psychology •Educational Psychology Boutheina is a firm believer of adopting a spiritual approach to psychol-ogy in order to adhere to her Islamic values. Boutheina is fluent in French, English and Arabic.
Could you benefit from
Recent studies in divorce trends among American Muslims published by ISPU shows that almost all of individuals interviewed that were divorced regretted not having some form of premarital counseling.
Our Certified Scholars of Islam, who are gracious and respectful of your privacy, will be your consult in all matters that require guidance in identifying potential problems.
You will be provided a safe space to discuss even the most difficult topics. The consultations are organised into three session – an individual session with each person, and a session together.
The private sessions will be an opportunity to speak on matters personal to you – and the session together will help identify matters that require attention before they become issues.
This is the most powerful way to begin your marriage successfully so that the couple may have complete clarity, security, and faith in their relationship.