The Islamic Guidance in Counselling: An Overview

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Abdullah M.M.A.
Mazahir S.M.M.


Counselling is a professional process that provides guidance for human beings to face various psychological problems successfully. Islam provides guidance for all aspects of human life and provides various guidelines for dealing with psychological challenges. Hence, the study was conducted to identify the theory and practical Islamic guidelines on counselling. Based on the earlier literature, the information on counselling in the Islamic basic sources, the al- Qur’an and al-Hadith along with research articles, books, web articles were reviewed, and the results were presented in the descriptive method. The main finding of this study is that Islam has provided practical guidelines for overcoming psychological problems successfully. This article would be helpful for understanding the value and the importance of Islamic counselling.

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