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Our one-on-one coaching services can help you build self-confidence, improve your relationships, support your career ambitions, or help you achieve your goals.

Farhan Ahmed

Founder & Coach

Farhan Ahmed is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and the founder of Ihsan Coaching. He completed his Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University. Prior to that, he graduated from Benedictine University with a Bachelors in Psychology. Farhan has worked as a therapist focusing on anxiety, depression, OCD, marital discord, sexual intimacy, self-esteem issues, anger management, manic disorders, and spiritual/personal development.

In addition to having his Masters, Farhan also has extensive Islamic knowledge. He was part of the first graduating class of the Dream Program at Bayyinah Institute back in 2010. Afterwards, he went on to study Islamic sciences at both DarusSalam Seminary located in Lombard, IL and Darul Qasim located in Glen Ellyn, IL. There he spent time learning Islamic Jurisprudence, Aqeedah, Tafsir, higher level Arabic, and Hadith. Farhan currently has 3 years left to complete his Aalimiyah degree insha Allah. Farhan lives in the Chicagoland area with his wife and three kids.

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Amena Iqbal

Coach

Amena Iqbal earned her Masters of Arts in Counselor Education from Kean University in New Jersey and obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Seton Hall University. Amena is a Licensed Associate Counselor. She has extensive experience providing mental health and counseling services to clients coming from diverse backgrounds, varying experiences, and a range of ages. Amena has been a resource for the local Muslim community for many years and serves as a mentor and advisor for youth and adults.

Amena draws on multiple theoretical orientations and techniques in her approach with her clients. Because it is a multifaceted and flexible approach, it allows for Amena to use the most effective methods available to address each of her client's individual needs. As a Coach, Amena will work with her clients to navigate steps towards achieving their desired outcomes. She conducts coaching sessions in both English and Urdu.

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Asmaa Mahran

Coach

Asmaa Mahran holds a Master’s degree in Science of Psychology from California Southern University, a diploma in hypnosis from Hypnosis Motivation Institute College of Hypnosis, and is certified in neuro-linguistics programming (NLP). Asmaa is also certified in marriage counseling from Gottman Institute and is certified in trauma recovery. Asmaa has experience working with clients dealing with trauma, anxiety, premarital coaching, relationship and marital conflicts, victims of abusing and narcissistic relationships, self-esteem issues, and vocational and avocational-related issues.

Furthermore, Asmaa has studied Islamic Studies with various scholars both in the Middle East and the United States and has a diploma in Islamic Psychology from Islamic Online University. She is currently pursuing her PsyD Clinical psychology from California Southern University. As a coach, Asmaa enjoys working with her clients to get their desired outcomes. She conducts coaching sessions in both English and Arabic.

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Zahida Gangat

Coach

Zahida has a Masters in Pastoral Studies from the University of Toronto and is trained in spiritually integrated psychotherapy. She is a registered psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

Along with her graduate studies, Zahida has completed the six year Islamic studies curriculum from a traditional seminary in India receiving her Shahadah al-Alimiyah. She then specialized in Quranic recitation and received multiple Ijazah in the Qira’at al-‘Ashr al-Sughra - ten smaller variant readings of the Quran. Zahida is the co-founder and instructor at Al-Fatihah Learning Academy where women of all ages connect to the Quran.

What makes Zahida unique is that she provides care through a multi-cultural and multi-faith practice. Zahida is passionate about healing, empowerment and growth through self-reflection, cognitive processing and character development. As meaning making and existential processing are her essential practice, Zahida is compassionate, empathetic, nonjudgmental, & spiritually informed. She provides a safe space to share, grieve, heal & grow.

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Firas Qureshi

Coach

Firas Qureshi holds a Master in Clinical Psychology Counseling Practice from Roosevelt University and is Licensed Professional Counselor. He has experience providing therapy and assisting clients with depression, anxiety, anger management, grief, and life transitions.

Firas believes that everybody is different and no one approach works the same for everyone. Firas utilizes different theoretical orientations, CBT, person centered and solution focused therapy. As a coach he believes in finding what works best for each client, and working together to achieve their desired outcomes.

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Ezza Alam

Coach

Ezza holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, where she also completed her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She has experience working with clients dealing with trauma, anxiety, relationship, and victims of domestic and gender-based violence.

Ezza exhibits a profound dedication to facilitating healing and personal development through methods such as self-reflection, cognitive processing, and character refinement. Her approach is characterized by compassion, empathy, nonjudgmental support, and a deep understanding of spiritual principles. Within her practice, she fosters a secure environment where individuals feel comfortable to express themselves, process grief, embark on their healing journey, and cultivate personal growth. Ezza is bilingual, having native proficiency in both English and Urdu.

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Farhan Ahmed

Founder & Coach

Farhan Ahmed is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and the founder of Ihsan Coaching. He completed his Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University. Prior to that, he graduated from Benedictine University with a Bachelors in Psychology. Farhan has worked as a therapist focusing on anxiety, depression, OCD, marital discord, sexual intimacy, self-esteem issues, anger management, manic disorders, and spiritual/personal development.

In addition to having his Masters, Farhan also has extensive Islamic knowledge. He was part of the first graduating class of the Dream Program at Bayyinah Institute back in 2010. Afterwards, he went on to study Islamic sciences at both DarusSalam Seminary located in Lombard, IL and Darul Qasim located in Glen Ellyn, IL. There he spent time learning Islamic Jurisprudence, Aqeedah, Tafsir, higher level Arabic, and Hadith. Farhan currently has 3 years left to complete his Aalimiyah degree insha Allah. Farhan lives in the Chicagoland area with his wife and three kids.

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Amena Iqbal

Coach

Amena Iqbal earned her Masters of Arts in Counselor Education from Kean University in New Jersey and obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Seton Hall University. Amena is a Licensed Associate Counselor. She has extensive experience providing mental health and counseling services to clients coming from diverse backgrounds, varying experiences, and a range of ages. Amena has been a resource for the local Muslim community for many years and serves as a mentor and advisor for youth and adults.

Amena draws on multiple theoretical orientations and techniques in her approach with her clients. Because it is a multifaceted and flexible approach, it allows for Amena to use the most effective methods available to address each of her client's individual needs. As a Coach, Amena will work with her clients to navigate steps towards achieving their desired outcomes. She conducts coaching sessions in both English and Urdu.

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Asmaa Mahran

Coach

Asmaa Mahran holds a Master’s degree in Science of Psychology from California Southern University, a diploma in hypnosis from Hypnosis Motivation Institute College of Hypnosis, and is certified in neuro-linguistics programming (NLP). Asmaa is also certified in marriage counseling from Gottman Institute and is certified in trauma recovery. Asmaa has experience working with clients dealing with trauma, anxiety, premarital coaching, relationship and marital conflicts, victims of abusing and narcissistic relationships, self-esteem issues, and vocational and avocational-related issues.

Furthermore, Asmaa has studied Islamic Studies with various scholars both in the Middle East and the United States and has a diploma in Islamic Psychology from Islamic Online University. She is currently pursuing her PsyD Clinical psychology from California Southern University. As a coach, Asmaa enjoys working with her clients to get their desired outcomes. She conducts coaching sessions in both English and Arabic.

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Shaykh Hamza Wardak

Coach

Shaykh Hamza was born in Ottawa, Canada and raised in Toronto. He completed his Degree in Islamic studies at the Islamic University of Azaadville (Dar ul Uloom Azaadville) in South Africa after completing two years locally. He then went on complete he is Bachelors in Social Work at at Ryerson University and is currently a Registered Social Worker, counseling Muslims in his local community and in the greater Toronto area. He also currently serves as the lead Imam and Principal at Masjid Al Jannah in Toronto as well as Youth Coordinator and Teacher.

When it comes to coaching, Shaykh Hamza focuses uses a solution-focused approach and provides marital coaching in accordance to Dr. John Gottman’s methodology. He currently lives in Toronto with his wife and 3 kids Alhamdulillah.

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Farhan Ahmed

Founder & Coach

Farhan Ahmed is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and the founder of Ihsan Coaching. He completed his Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University. Prior to that, he graduated from Benedictine University with a Bachelors in Psychology. Farhan has worked as a therapist focusing on anxiety, depression, OCD, marital discord, sexual intimacy, self-esteem issues, anger management, manic disorders, and spiritual/personal development.

In addition to having his Masters, Farhan also has extensive Islamic knowledge. He was part of the first graduating class of the Dream Program at Bayyinah Institute back in 2010. Afterwards, he went on to study Islamic sciences at both DarusSalam Seminary located in Lombard, IL and Darul Qasim located in Glen Ellyn, IL. There he spent time learning Islamic Jurisprudence, Aqeedah, Tafsir, higher level Arabic, and Hadith. Farhan currently has 3 years left to complete his Aalimiyah degree insha Allah. Farhan lives in the Chicagoland area with his wife and three kids.

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Amena Iqbal

Coach

Amena Iqbal earned her Masters of Arts in Counselor Education from Kean University in New Jersey and obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Seton Hall University. Amena is a Licensed Associate Counselor. She has extensive experience providing mental health and counseling services to clients coming from diverse backgrounds, varying experiences, and a range of ages. Amena has been a resource for the local Muslim community for many years and serves as a mentor and advisor for youth and adults.

Amena draws on multiple theoretical orientations and techniques in her approach with her clients. Because it is a multifaceted and flexible approach, it allows for Amena to use the most effective methods available to address each of her client's individual needs. As a Coach, Amena will work with her clients to navigate steps towards achieving their desired outcomes. She conducts coaching sessions in both English and Urdu.

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Asmaa Mahran

Coach

Asmaa Mahran holds a Master’s degree in Science of Psychology from California Southern University, a diploma in hypnosis from Hypnosis Motivation Institute College of Hypnosis, and is certified in neuro-linguistics programming (NLP). Asmaa is also certified in marriage counseling from Gottman Institute and is certified in trauma recovery. Asmaa has experience working with clients dealing with trauma, anxiety, premarital coaching, relationship and marital conflicts, victims of abusing and narcissistic relationships, self-esteem issues, and vocational and avocational-related issues.

Furthermore, Asmaa has studied Islamic Studies with various scholars both in the Middle East and the United States and has a diploma in Islamic Psychology from Islamic Online University. She is currently pursuing her PsyD Clinical psychology from California Southern University. As a coach, Asmaa enjoys working with her clients to get their desired outcomes. She conducts coaching sessions in both English and Arabic.

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Farhan Ahmed

Founder & Coach

Farhan Ahmed is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and the founder of Ihsan Coaching. He completed his Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University. Prior to that, he graduated from Benedictine University with a Bachelors in Psychology. Farhan has worked as a therapist focusing on anxiety, depression, OCD, marital discord, sexual intimacy, self-esteem issues, anger management, manic disorders, and spiritual/personal development.

In addition to having his Masters, Farhan also has extensive Islamic knowledge. He was part of the first graduating class of the Dream Program at Bayyinah Institute back in 2010. Afterwards, he went on to study Islamic sciences at both DarusSalam Seminary located in Lombard, IL and Darul Qasim located in Glen Ellyn, IL. There he spent time learning Islamic Jurisprudence, Aqeedah, Tafsir, higher level Arabic, and Hadith. Farhan currently has 3 years left to complete his Aalimiyah degree insha Allah. Farhan lives in the Chicagoland area with his wife and three kids.

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Amena Iqbal

Coach

Amena Iqbal earned her Masters of Arts in Counselor Education from Kean University in New Jersey and obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Seton Hall University. Amena is a Licensed Associate Counselor. She has extensive experience providing mental health and counseling services to clients coming from diverse backgrounds, varying experiences, and a range of ages. Amena has been a resource for the local Muslim community for many years and serves as a mentor and advisor for youth and adults.

Amena draws on multiple theoretical orientations and techniques in her approach with her clients. Because it is a multifaceted and flexible approach, it allows for Amena to use the most effective methods available to address each of her client's individual needs. As a Coach, Amena will work with her clients to navigate steps towards achieving their desired outcomes. She conducts coaching sessions in both English and Urdu.

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Asmaa Mahran

Coach

Asmaa Mahran holds a Master’s degree in Science of Psychology from California Southern University, a diploma in hypnosis from Hypnosis Motivation Institute College of Hypnosis, and is certified in neuro-linguistics programming (NLP). Asmaa is also certified in marriage counseling from Gottman Institute and is certified in trauma recovery. Asmaa has experience working with clients dealing with trauma, anxiety, premarital coaching, relationship and marital conflicts, victims of abusing and narcissistic relationships, self-esteem issues, and vocational and avocational-related issues.

Furthermore, Asmaa has studied Islamic Studies with various scholars both in the Middle East and the United States and has a diploma in Islamic Psychology from Islamic Online University. She is currently pursuing her PsyD Clinical psychology from California Southern University. As a coach, Asmaa enjoys working with her clients to get their desired outcomes. She conducts coaching sessions in both English and Arabic.

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Shaykh Hamza Wardak

Coach

Shaykh Hamza was born in Ottawa, Canada and raised in Toronto. He completed his Degree in Islamic studies at the Islamic University of Azaadville (Dar ul Uloom Azaadville) in South Africa after completing two years locally. He then went on complete he is Bachelors in Social Work at at Ryerson University and is currently a Registered Social Worker, counseling Muslims in his local community and in the greater Toronto area. He also currently serves as the lead Imam and Principal at Masjid Al Jannah in Toronto as well as Youth Coordinator and Teacher.

When it comes to coaching, Shaykh Hamza focuses uses a solution-focused approach and provides marital coaching in accordance to Dr. John Gottman’s methodology. He currently lives in Toronto with his wife and 3 kids Alhamdulillah.

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Firas Qureshi

Coach

Firas Qureshi holds a Master in Clinical Psychology Counseling Practice from Roosevelt University and is Licensed Professional Counselor. He has experience providing therapy and assisting clients with depression, anxiety, anger management, grief, and life transitions.

Firas believes that everybody is different and no one approach works the same for everyone. Firas utilizes different theoretical orientations, CBT, person centered and solution focused therapy. As a coach he believes in finding what works best for each client, and working together to achieve their desired outcomes.

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Mufti Zeshan Ahmed

Religious Consultant

Mufti Zeshan Ahmed was born and raised in Springfield, OH. After moving to Chicago in his early teens, he enrolled at the Institute of Islamic Education (Elgin, IL) to memorize the Quran. Upon successful completion of his memorization in 2011, his desire for higher Islamic education led him to enroll in and successfully complete the Alim course at the same institute. In 2017, Mufti Zeshan decided to further his education by specializing in the field of issuing legal verdicts (iftaa) at Darul Iftaa Chicago under the tutelage of Mufti Abrar Mirza (may Allah protect him).

Mufti Zeshan currently serves as the resident scholar at Masjid Uthman (Lombard, IL). He continues to pursue his Islamic education through specializing in the various modes of Quran recitation and serving as the assistant Mufti at Darul Iftaa Chicago. In addition, he is also currently persuing his secular studies at a local college. He currently lives in Lombard, IL with his wife and children.

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Imam Azhar Subedar

Religious Consultant

Imam Azhar Subedar was born and raised in Canada. He graduated from his 10-year studies of Islam in the U.K. As a Religious Scholar with a Master’s in Islamic Sciences and Arabic Literature, his vision is to address the current needs of the Muslim community by bringing relevancy to the Holy text while confronting the social issues of today’s world from a moral perspective.

Imam Azhar is the founder of the Quran Trek®️ app. The first-of-its-kind practical Quranic spiritual coaching program in the world, helping you explore the foundation and tools for spiritual and material well-being. He has been serving the needs of Muslim communities across the United States of America since 2002. In the last two decades, he has conducted thousands of Pastoral Counseling sessions for the community members he serves and beyond. He is well-versed in finding solutions for people and helping them move beyond their problems by making spiritual progress.

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Shaykh Hamza Wardak

Coach

Shaykh Hamza was born in Ottawa, Canada and raised in Toronto. He completed his Degree in Islamic studies at the Islamic University of Azaadville (Dar ul Uloom Azaadville) in South Africa after completing two years locally. He then went on complete he is Bachelors in Social Work at at Ryerson University and is currently a Registered Social Worker, counseling Muslims in his local community and in the greater Toronto area. He also currently serves as the lead Imam and Principal at Masjid Al Jannah in Toronto as well as Youth Coordinator and Teacher.

When it comes to coaching, Shaykh Hamza focuses uses a solution-focused approach and provides marital coaching in accordance to Dr. John Gottman’s methodology. He currently lives in Toronto with his wife and 3 kids Alhamdulillah.

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Zahida Gangat

Coach

Zahida has a Masters in Pastoral Studies from the University of Toronto and is trained in spiritually integrated psychotherapy. She is a registered psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

Along with her graduate studies, Zahida has completed the six year Islamic studies curriculum from a traditional seminary in India receiving her Shahadah al-Alimiyah. She then specialized in Quranic recitation and received multiple Ijazah in the Qira’at al-‘Ashr al-Sughra - ten smaller variant readings of the Quran. Zahida is the co-founder and instructor at Al-Fatihah Learning Academy where women of all ages connect to the Quran.

What makes Zahida unique is that she provides care through a multi-cultural and multi-faith practice. Zahida is passionate about healing, empowerment and growth through self-reflection, cognitive processing and character development. As meaning making and existential processing are her essential practice, Zahida is compassionate, empathetic, nonjudgmental, & spiritually informed. She provides a safe space to share, grieve, heal & grow.

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Ezza Alam

Coach

Ezza holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, where she also completed her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She has experience working with clients dealing with trauma, anxiety, relationship, and victims of domestic and gender-based violence.

Ezza exhibits a profound dedication to facilitating healing and personal development through methods such as self-reflection, cognitive processing, and character refinement. Her approach is characterized by compassion, empathy, nonjudgmental support, and a deep understanding of spiritual principles. Within her practice, she fosters a secure environment where individuals feel comfortable to express themselves, process grief, embark on their healing journey, and cultivate personal growth. Ezza is bilingual, having native proficiency in both English and Urdu.

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Rates

The duration of standard sessions is 50 minutes long. Fees are due during the time of booking and will be collected through our online booking system. Ihsan Coaching offers a sliding fee scale to individuals and couples who may be facing financial difficulties. If a sliding fee is needed, please contact us before booking your appointment to ensure we have available funds.

Individual coaching session – $99 USD
Couples coaching session – $125 USD
Premarital coaching (5 sessions) – $500 USD
Religious consultation session – $125 USD

Packages:
Four individual coaching sessions – $350 USD
Four couples coaching sessions – $400 USD