The University of Spiritual Healing & Sufism presents a FREE course:

“Spiritual Renewal and Healing in the Sufi Way”

This free course provides a great introduction to the profound healing one can find walking the Sufi path. You’ll hear from a number of USHS faculty members, each of whom are gifted healers.

Sign up FREE today for this wonderful taste of Sufism and receive the following:

  • Track 1 – An Introduction to Sufi U
    with John Wadude Laird, MD
  • Track 2 – What is Sufi Spiritual Healing?
    with Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe, MD
  • Track 3 – Learning How to Access the Divine Qualities of God
    with Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe, MD
  • Track 4 -How is Sufi Spiritual Healing Different?
    with Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe, MD
  • Track 5 – Sufi Spiritual Counseling and Healing
    with Susan Schmall, Ph.D.
  • Track 6 – What Does It Mean To Walk With God
    with Susan Schmall, Ph.D.
  • Track 7 – What Are the Benefits of Sufi Healing?
    with Susan Schmall, Ph.D.
  • Track 8 – Learning Sufi Sacred Meditation Technique of Remembrance
    with Susan Schmall, Ph.D.
  • Track 9 – What It Feels Like To Access God of Remembrance
    with Nura Laird, M.Ed.
  • Track 10 – What Are the Benefits of Working With A Sufi Healer
    with Susan Schmall, Ph.D.
  • Track 11 – Is Sufi Spiritual Healing For Me?
    with Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe, MD

Meet the Instructors

Robert Ibrahim Jaffe, M.D., M.D.(H), D.D.

Robert Ibrahim Jaffe, M.D., M.D.(H), D.D., is the former President of the University and  faculty member.  Dr. Jaffe received his  medical degree from the University of Illinois and practiced Allopathic, Complimentary and Homeopathic medicine in Arizona and  Hawaii.  He now resides in northern California.

He founded the Jaffe Institute (now known as the University of Spiritual Healing and Sufism) in June, 2000, to bring his comprehensive synthesis of medical, energetic, and spiritual healing to professionals and lay people who want to heal in a complete and holy way by deepening their understanding of why people become sick and what can be done to resolve their illness.

Dr. Jaffe is a master healer, spiritual teacher and Sufi Murshid who has completed over 40,000 healings and helped thousands of people walk further in their personal journeys.

Dr. Jaffe brings an ocean of love, wisdom and healing to those people who are seeking to find the truth and reality of their beings.

John Wadude Laird, MD

Faculty and Past President

Dr. John Laird is the past President of the University of Spiritual Healing & Sufism and a faculty member. He received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 1976 and has more than twenty years of experience in direct patient care. Dr. Laird was responsible for the passage of landmark legislation in North Carolina in 1994, legalizing the practice of alternative medical therapies. Through his activities as an administrator and healer, Dr. Laird radiates the love of God to everyone he encounters. His passion and strength inspire students to trust God fully and to give their lives in service to all who need healing and love.

Nura Laird, M. Ed.

Nura Laird, M.Ed. is a Dean, a faculty member, and chair of the Department of Peacemaking. Nura has been a student of healing and Sufism since 1977. She has extensive training and experience in community and family mediation and in teaching and counseling children and adults. Since graduating from the Energy Mastery School in 1992, Nura has worked professionally as a spiritual counselor, teacher and seminar leader internationally. Nura is especially inspired to help restore the real love and peace to families, and to guide her clients and students to bring more love and peace into our world.

Susan Rahima Schmall, Ph.D., R.N.

Susan Rahima Schmall, Ph.D., R.N. is a faculty member and department head of our Spiritual Counseling and Healing program. She is a registered nurse, psychologist and master healer who has successfully brought spirituality into her clinical practice and teaching for over twenty years. She is also the director of the Healing Intensive Retreat at the Shadhiliyya Spiritual Retreat Center, as well as a spiritual healer in private practice.  Prior to moving to California, she was the department chair for a graduate counseling program at Southwestern College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  She has a deep love of God and is gifted at creating a safe and nurturing space in which people with physical illness or emotional pain can work through their issues to find peace, wholeness, and harmony.