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Who Are We?

ACC is an ever-growing community of Islamic Online University’s Psychology and Islamic Studies’ students; assisting people to fight depression and mental illness. Since 2015 ACC has been educating people about life, relationships, emotional intelligence, religion, and has been inspiring greatness through free online counselling and educational content.

Our Services


Online Content

The Writer’s department at ACC works at writing content that is effective, practical and educational. Our writers aim to educate people about mental health issues, how to deal with them and how to help those who go through it. The writers at ACC write helpful content about daily-life issues, effective parenting, daily worship, emotional management, productivity and familial framework of the human society.

Online Counselling

We offer free online counselling to people going through personal and mental health issues to provide support and practical strategies to overcome psychological and emotional distress. Our counsellors help you gain insight and understanding of the emotional challenges you are facing and assist you in developing emotional resilience, emotional intelligence and put into effect real change.

Social Media

Our Social Media Department works with our Writer’s Department, Counselling Team and the Graphics Department to create high-quality and concise graphical content about psychology, Islam, social issues, social awareness, personality development and other diverse topics. Our Social Media team strives to create awareness about the importance of mental health through different social media platforms.

Tools to Improve Your Mental Health: Exercise

Physical Fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. -John F. Kennedy Long before the stereotype of the perfect male and female body garnered the attention of the masses, the past...

How to Foster Resilience

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful” –Joshua J. Marine Resilience is the ability to get back up when life knocks you down, it’s not letting traumatic events and difficult times get the best of you and moving...

Saving the Body

The last ten years have seen a boon in technology. Transportation is faster, phones are smarter and tools are handier. Not just machines, but even food items have been touched by the influence of evolution. Fruits are shinier, meals are tastier and snacks look...

Being Judgemental

It's very easy to be judgemental. Too often than not this is a thought people have with regards to others they encounter in their own lives. And this is one fact that as individuals most of us would not acknowledge ourselves. “I don’t judge” is a very defensive...

4 Ways to Deal with Mean People

What comes into your mind when you hear the words ‘mean person’? For some, the memories of the mean kids who used to bully them at school will resurface. Or maybe, the recent memories of the mean comments that can easily be found on some famous people’s social media...

The Ideal Personality To Enhance Productivity & Mental Health

We’ve all had those days where we get a burst of energy. We are motivated to become a better person, a better Muslim and a better student or employee. This positive energy makes us feel hopeful for success in Dunya and Aakhirah. But then, the question arises of how?...

Salah for your Mental Health

Salah. It is the second pillar of Islam and the most important pillar after Shahadah, which is the declaration of faith. It is understood that Salah is an intrinsic condition of being a Muslim. A person who doesn’t pray the five daily prayers is considered a kaafir....

Slowly but Surely: The Art of Persistence and Productivity

‘Great things come to those who wait.’ Are you familiar with this phrase? This quote is so popular but not many people know the full version of this phrase. ‘Great things come to those who wait, but only what's left from those who hustle.’ - Abraham Lincoln That’s...

Mental Burnout 101

A burnout happens due to unrelenting and prolonged stress which directly affects your mental, physical and most importantly your spiritual health. Many a time when you’re going through a burnout, you don’t want to acknowledge it. It’s not that you...

The Underrated Attitude

Sabeena looks at her paper in shock. A horrendous red ‘F’ glares at her. She had failed. Suddenly, everything around her disappears. All that she could see was her disastrous paper and all that she could feel was her heart wrenching and tears trickling...

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