Saadia Z. Yunus, MA, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist, motivational speaker, and community leader. She has extensive experience helping individuals, couples, families, and groups and gives motivational presentations and workshops throughout the country. She is a graduate of the Institute of Islamic Sciences, a teacher of Quran, and a mental health columnist. She owns a private practice in Deer Park, NY and is the cofounder of Muslimahs of Long Island. Born and raised in Bonifay, Florida, Saadia Z. Yunus now resides on Long Island, NY with her husband and four children.