Islamic Guidance and Counseling Journal received 57 submissions to be considered for publication in this issue, after rigorous reviews and selection processes we decided to accept 13 articles. All articles in this issue include 36 Authors from 4 countries of origin (Pakistan, Nigeria, India, and Indonesia). For future issues, start with Volume 4 Number 2, we decided to change the focus and scope of the journal. We aimed to provides a means for sustained discussion of relevant issues that fall within all aspects of counseling, psychological intervention, guidance, mental health, and coping behavior that fall within the Islamic context. The broad range of Islamic contexts published by the journal includes, but not limited to, research in Muslim populations, mental health issue preventions, mental health interventions in Islamic traditions, etc. We look forward to receive your submission in our new focus and scope.

Published: 2021-01-31

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