Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe

Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe is a physician, Sufi Master Healer, and Spiritual Guide pioneering Spiritual Healing (SH) – the integration of western medicine and spiritual practice to heal disease and improve health and wellbeing.
He earned his medical degree as a general practice physician from the University of Illinois.

In addition to being recognized as a Master Healer and Teacher within the Sufi tradition, he has studied and traveled worldwide teaching Advanced Energy Healing, an etheric approach to diagnosis and healing of illness, including teaching at the United Nations and Harvard Divinity School.

His training also includes certification in electro-homeopathy according to Volls by Fuller Royal M.D., two and half years of study in classical homeopathy, and certification in healing through raw foods by both the Hippocrates Institute (under Anne Wigmore) and the Optimum Health Institute.

Dr. Jaffe is a prolific speaker who brings forth a message of hope, healing, peace, and oneness for people of all faiths through the tenets of Sufism and the understanding of spiritual healing. He speaks on many topics including Sufism, spirituality, and spiritual healing. He also speaks about healing the blocks to manifesting our inner brilliance and finding and developing true spiritual and loving relationships. His healing work has also led to deep understanding of how to heal conflict and bring peace. His goal is to provide spiritual healing and guidance for people seeking to heal or transform their lives, illnesses, or organizations.

Lead Master Healers

Rahma Laila Monica Lang, M Div.

Rahma was born and raised in Mexico City, is the mother of 2 beautiful daughters, and is fluent in both Spanish and English. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Universidad Iberoamericana in 2007.

She began walking on the Sufi path in January of 2009. She graduated from the University of Spiritual Healing and Sufism (USHS) in 2013, and received a Masters Degree in Divinity from the USHS in 2015. In 2016. Rahma graduated from a Master´s Healing Apprenticeship Program with Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe.

Rahma’s passion for the well-being of humanity led her to Sufi Healing. She has studied other modalities of healing; such as: Energetic Healing, Theta Healing ®, Biomagnetism, Bach Flowers® and as well as studying Non-Violent Communication, Enneagram and Pathwork ®.

The Sufi Healing technique has not only fulfilled her passion in healing but has helped her personally in a very profound way while helping her strive to be a better person. Most importantly, Sufi Healing has helped her develop a closer relationship with God.

Rahma is a faculty member at Institute of Spiritual Healing (ISH) and is a Teacher Assistant with Dr. Jaffe in Year 4 Advanced Spiritual Healing in the University of Sufism. She has over 14 years of experience in Sufi Spiritual Healing.

During her free time Rahma enjoys discovering new places, working with crafts, reading, and spending time with her family at the beach.

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Cindy Yasmine Rahmana Libman

Cindy has been a certified Master Healer for 15 years+ and she brings the qualities of compassion and a keen intuition to her sessions with clients. In her healing work she will travel inside with you to discover the hidden patterns that you carry, help you to open them, release what no longer serves your present experience, and teach you how to fill your being with the Divine Qualities. She will help you discover the deep peace, love, mercy and freedom which is already inside of you.

She has been working with Ibrahim for over 15 years, is faculty in the Institute for Spiritual Healing and she assists Ibrahim in training new Master Healers. Cindy is a Muqaddim Murabi in her Minneapolis community. She specializes in working with anxiety, depression, couples therapy, life transitions, inner-child healing, and other areas where people get stuck in their spiritual walking. She is passionate about helping people develop a direct and deep connection with the Divine.

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Anton Nasir Possenig

Certified as a Master Healer by Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe, Nasir trained as a Sufi Minister, Teacher and Healer at University of Spiritual Healing and Sufism. He graduated from the Barbara Brennan School of Healing in 2007, and studied the Pathwork teachings. He is currently a faculty member at the Institute of Spiritual Healing. Nasir has been a student of Sufism for over 15 years.

His passion is to bring Sufism into daily life experiences as a ship to navigate through the waters that Life presents to us in each moment. His hope is to help fellow travelers experience their own unique connection to the Divine and find Strength, Faith, Hope and Healing through this connection.

Nasir was born and raised on a farm in the foothills of the Austrian Alps. He holds a master’s degree in fine furniture making and a bachelor’s in Interior and Furniture Design. He moved to the United States In 1997 to expand his work as an Interior Designer.

He currently lives with his wife Jamila Liza and their two children at the “Farm of Peace”, a Sufi community, in Warfordsburg,

Master Healers

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Abdullah Gene Billings, M Div.

Abdullah Gene began his journey on the Sufi Spiritual Path in 2005 after a life changing event. In the fall of that year Gene began studying at the University of Spirituality Healing and Sufism and graduated in 2008. As a now retired Physical Therapist of 47 years, there were missing facets to healing and the deeper spiritual healing aspect peaked Abdullah Gene’s curiosity.

Abdullah Gene studied Advanced Sufi Healing course work under the direction of Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe, and graduated in 2019 from The University of Spiritual Healing & Sufism with a Masters in Divinity. Abdullah Gene completed the Master Healing Practicum Program as a Master Healer in 2023 and since 2021 has continued study in Advanced Sufi Walking.

The Sufi name Abdullah means “slave of Allah” and Abdullah Gene is now stepping into his name by serving as the administrator for the new Sufi Spiritual Healing Center under the Institute of Spiritual Healing.

Abdullah Gene is passionate about refining and improving his skills as a Healer. Abdullah’s gifts are compassion, sincerity, humbleness, and the gift of sight into the underlying cause of “dis-ease”. His commitment to serve Our Creator is a passion that gives him strength and motivation to help others on their walking toward the Divine as they find their Divine Purpose and a more complete fulfilling life.

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Dr. Rabia Sa’bura J. Goodban, M Div.

Dr. Rabia Sa’bura J. Goodban is a Certified Master Healer and currently a Teaching Assistant for Level I at the Institute of Spiritual Healing. Rabia is a Chinese medicine doctor who specializes in environmental medicine (similar to functional medicine), counseling and Sufi spiritual healing. She has taught and supervised Zen shiatsu, massage and Chinese medicine. Rabia’s Master of Divinity is in Sufi spiritual guidance and education. She hosts zawiya at her private practice in Colorado.

“My deep longing in healing work is to support your heart in opening to more light, more beauty and the realization and manifestation of the precious gifts you carry.”

Her love of plants and flowers has led her to cultivate a flower essence line, Sublime Flower Essences.

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Rahma Tina Naegle

Rahma currently lives off the coast of Georgia on St. Simons Island. She is the proud mother of three beautiful adult humans. The blessing of motherhood is one of her greatest joys.

Rahma has studied directly with Ibrahim for 10+ years. She attended the University of Spiritual Healing and Sufism where she received a Master of Divinity in Spiritual Healing & Counseling for Physical and Emotional Well-Being. She has been a dedicated student in the Advanced Sufi Walking program since it’s inception 7+ years ago. Most recently, Rahma, received the title of Master Healer upon successfully completing the Master Healer Practicum Program led by Ibraham.

Rahma has been a lifelong seeker of spirituality and wellness. She has completed training in energetic healing, Ayurveda, and the therapeutic benefits of body movement. She continues self-study in nutrition, fitness, and all avenues to wellness that support Spiritual Healing.

Rahma is an ISH pole teacher, and truly enjoys teaching. Our most profound healing comes when we’re able to face ourselves, extend love and compassion to our deepest woundings, and receive the teachings within them. This opens the door to a pouring-in of Allah’s healing Light. Nothing brings Rahma more joy than to accompany a fellow seeker to this door of healing Light and to a return to Allah…to help someone remember who they are so they can have a true experience of Love.

Michele Hamida Rabinowitz

Hamida Michele is a licensed massage therapist, bodyworker, certified life coach and a Sufi spiritual healer. For the past 30 years she has studied extensively in the holistic health field and spirituality. Her deep desire as a therapist was to understand the root cause of dis-ease and chronic pain her clients suffered with.

Her expertise is in helping individuals realize their true potential and essential nature. She has worked with many populations and conditions
such as those in chronic and acute pain, addiction, trauma and
emotional/spiritual dis-ease.

Since 2005, Hamida Michele has studied under Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe for her own healing journey and to become a Master Healer in the Sufi way. The Sufi path helped her to know the divine gifts she was given and deepened her own connection to God.

Hamida Michele has a private practice where she offers Sufi healing, life and spiritual coaching and integrative bodywork. Most of her clients are women who are longing to empower themselves while connecting to the innate wisdom of their bodies and heart, through the personal, collective and ancestral wounds they carry.

She currently lives in Portland, Maine with her family. Hamida Michele is a self-taught artist and draws her inspiration from the beauty she sees in all of creation. Her passion is helping others realize their Divine connection with Sufi healing, expressive art and sacred movement.

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Cindy Amal Wetzel

Cindy received her bachelor’s degree of Nursing from Pacific Union College. After actively practicing nursing for over 30 years in specialties such as trauma, cardiac surgery, and education, she retired in 2016. As a lifetime student of learning and education, she continues to evolve. Her love of education and teaching has not stopped in retirement, as she continues to teach others what she has discovered.

Cindy has studied Sufism since 2001, achieving several certificates from Dr. Jaffe’s Institutes:

  • Medical-Spiritual Healing certification,
  • Spiritual Healing in Business,
  • Sufi Teaching Certification,
  • Master Healer Practitioner Certification
  • Master’s degree of Divinity and Spiritual Healing.

Cindy currently is an assistant teacher at the Institute of Sufi Healing, a Master Healer for the Austin Healing Center, and offers private healing sessions to clients.

Cindy’s Sufi name is AMAL, which means “Hope”, a quality that is brought through in healings given to her clients. Hope is that subtle transformation that occurs when our “wishes” turn towards the Divine and become aligned, comforted, and infused from a never ending, ever-lasting, powerful source of Love. Her Hope is that you come “drink” from that Ocean of Love.

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Maryam Shamsa Jennie Woodard

Maryam Shamsa’s heart was awakened with love, peace and well being when she learned the Sufi practice of Remembrance in 2003. In 2005 she began attending classes in the University of Spiritual Healing and has been a student of Sufism since.

Maryam is currently a teacher for the Institute of Spiritual Healing and a Master Healer.
She finds very little more gratifying than sitting with another person in their inner landscape and looking where God is at every turn:
“If I can help you open the places where you stop yourself from receiving the Light and Love that the Divine has just for you, then we will have done something. Love is everything.”

Maryam is a wife, mother and grandmother. She gardens and watches the beauty of the world around her.