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If You Had Controlling Parents: How to Make Peace with Your Past and Take Your Place on the World 

Behind Closed Doors: Healing the Emotional Struggle of South Asians: The handbook to breaking free from conflicting struggles of living with two sets of values, cultures, and dreams

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma   

No Bad Parts: Healing Trauma and Restoring Wholeness with the Internal Family Systems Model 

Unmasking Autism: Discovering the New Faces of Neurodiversity 

Feeling Great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety

Falling Awake: How to Practice Mindfulness in Everyday Life  


The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain

No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-Of-Control Behavior

Married with Special-Needs Children: A Couples Guide to Keeping Connected  



The Couple Checkup: Find your Relationship Strengths

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert 

Hold Me Tight: Your Guide to the Most Successful Approach to Building Loving Relationships

Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find and Keep Love

Fighting for Your Marriage

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

Take Back Your Marriage: Sticking Together in a World That Pulls Us Apart 

The Divorce Remedy: The Proven 7-Step Program for Saving Your Marriage

The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Gude to Strengthening your Marriage, Family, and Friendships      

Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married

What Makes Love Last? How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal


Before the Nikah: Proven Principles to Help Single Muslims Choose Wisely and Build Strong Marriages  

Before You Tie the Knot: A Guide for Couples

Blissful Marriage: A Practical Islamic Guide  

Before the Wedding: Questions for Muslims to Ask Before Getting Married 

Modern Muslim Marriage: Finding the Right Match and Making Your Marriage Succeed

The Muslim Marriage Guide

Understanding Trends in American Muslim Divorce and Marriage: A Discussion Guide for Families and Communities

Prepare to Pair

  • Self-guided premarital course by The Family & Youth Institute

  • Designed for couples that are seriously progressing towards marriage

  • Includes:

    • 7 Modules of topics from finance to religion to intimacy

    • Customized relationship report

    • 1-hour couple coaching call

The Family & Youth Institute: Marriage Prep Toolkit


The Family & Youth Institute 

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder 

Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men 

The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships

Love Without Hurt: Turn Your Resentful, Angry, or Emotionally Abusive Relationship into a Compassionate, Loving One

The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence    

Healthy Sexual Relationships 

Islamic Guide to Sexual Relations 

Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage 

Pornography/Sexual Addiction 

The Family & Youth Institue: 

Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA) 12-Step Meetings

Domestic Violence 

Please note that Wellness Through Counseling does not provide crisis services. Please look up your county's domestic violence services to work with a domestic violence advocate. 


If you or someone you know is in imminent danger, please call 911.


To speak to someone immediately about an abusive relationship and for information about domestic violence, contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline. The hotline can connect you to local services and assistance.


  • Text START to 88788

  • Call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)


For information, resources, and training about domestic violence and Muslims, visit Peaceful Families Project:

Articles and Videos 

Brene Brown Videos - TED talks, RSA shorts, Super Soul sessions, and more. 

YAQEEN Institute for Islamic Research - Trauma: Your Lord Has Not Forsaken You 

Caring for Yourself Before Caring for Others - Featuring Masumeh Farchtchi 

Diagnosis, Denial, and Deen - Featuring Masumeh Farchtchi 

Muslim American Society: Forming a Loving Couple-hood - Featuring Masumeh Farchtchi 

Before You Tie the Knot - Featuring Salma Abugideiri 

How to Choose a Spouse - Featuring Salma Abugideiri 

Keep the Warmth Up - Featuring Rafee Al-Mansur 

Nurturing Love for the One Who Loves Unconditionally - Featuring Rafee Al-Mansur 

Be a Bearer of Good News with Rafee Al-Mansur

Divorce: A Webinar on Stigma, Trends, & The Latest Research - Featuring Rafee Al-Mansur 

MAV Health and Wellness Committee Bi-weekly Session - Featuring Rafee Al-Mansur 

The Marriage Clinic | Session 1 - Introduction to The Marriage Clincin - Featuring Rafee Al-Mansur

The Marriage Clinic | Session 2 -Fundamentals of Communication - Featuring Rafee Al-Mansur 

The Marriage Clincin | Session 3 - Jars of Patience - Featuring Rafee Al-Mansur 

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