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Siti Kholijah Binti Kassim

Academic Qualification

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (EDUCATION) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Education (Guidance and Counseling) - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Siti Kholijah Binti Kassim (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus


Other's position:

Head, Kulliyyah of Education

Area of Specialisation

  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Other Education n.e.c. - DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (EDUCATION)

Professional Membership

  • 2011: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Registered Counselor ( KBPA)), Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia
  • 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (member( life time)), Persatuan Kaunseling Malaysia
  • 2023 - 2023: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (ordinary member), Qualitative Research Association of Malaysia (QRAM)

Research Projects

2022 - 2023 The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Students' Mental Health and Psychological Well-Being in Malaysia
2016 - 2019 Bediuzzaman Said Nursi and "Medresetuz-zehra": A Comparison with International Islamic University Malaysia
2015 - 2020 Exploring the Ethical Practices of School Counselors in Providing Counseling Services in Malaysian Public Schools
2023 - Present Low-Income Parents? Quality of Life, Challenges, and Coping Strategies in Managing Disabled Children
2023 - Present Internship supervision experiences during pre and post-pandemic: Implication on Counseling professional development
2022 - Present Counseling Intervention Module on Self-Care to Reduce Self-harming Behaviour and Suicidal Risks Tendency
2018 - Present Framework for Counseling Treatments to Reduce Tendency for Suicide among Teenagers with Self-Harming Behaviours
2016 - Present Nutrition Counseling: Using Support Group to Explore Weight Management Challenges Among Female Youth
2016 - Present Exploring the Anxiety of the Practicum Counselors by Using Creative Arts (Journals and Drawing Activities)



2023 Help-seeking behaviors and mental well-being of Albanian immigrants in Malaysia. Journal of Balkan Studies, 3 (1) pp. 93-111
2022 A study on Islamic psycho-spiritual therapy on recovered adolescent addicts. SYAMIL: Jurnal Pendidikan Agama Islam, 10 (2) pp. 1-21
2021 Counselors’ supervision: what helps to express their thoughts?. IIUM JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, 9 (2) pp. 31-41
2020 Psychological stress among university students in the Sultanate of Oman الضغوط النفسية لدى طلبة الجامعة في سلطنة عمان. IJASOS- International E-journal of Advances in Social Sciences, 6 (17) pp. 959-970
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Exploring anxiety of practicum counselor by using drawing activities. In: 2nd international Seminar on Guidance and Counseling(2nd ISGC),
2011 Challenges among IIUM counseling practicum counselors: play therapy as a tool of collecting data. In: 6th International Qualitative Research Convention, Malaysia (QRAM),