About: Sheima Salam Sumer


Sheima Photo Sheima Salam Sumer, Ed.S., earned her Master’s degree in Counselor Education from the University of South Carolina in 2007. She has worked as a professional counselor in a variety of settings. She published her first book in 2012 titled, “The Basic Values of Islam: Alphabetically Listed with Islamic References” (AS Noordeen). Her second book, “How to be a Happy Muslim Insha’Allah,” reflects her journey on how to feel good/happy within while being true to Islam, her faith.  She hopes that this book will show others how to reconcile Islamic teachings with the goal of feeling positive feelings, for the sake of being a more productive Muslim, insha’Allah. Her website is        

Author Updates

Sheima's book How to be a Happy Muslim is on sale for $2.99 as an e-book until February 1st! Buy here

Check out the latest by Sheima on her blog!

Easy Adhkar to Unlock the Barakah from Your Life, by Sheima Salam Sumer - 08/2016

5 Psychological Benefits of Fasting, by Sheima Salam Sumer - 06/2016

A Personal Story About the Need to Maintain Inner Peace, by Sheima Salam Sumer - 04/2016

In My Mother's Memory, a poem by Sheima Salam Sumer - 10/2015

Getting the Barakah - a review by Sheima Salam Sumer- 10/2015

Tips to Deal with Toxic People from Islamic and Counseling Services, an article by Sheima Sumer, 07/2015

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