Muslim Family Services Detroit

MFS has licensed counselors offering services in the following areas with an Islamic perspective kept at all times:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Islamic Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Pre-marital & Marital Counseling
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health
  • Psychiatric Referrals
  • Substance Abuse
  • Domestic Violence


Alhamdulilah, we are pleased to announce the arrival of  new colleagues and comrades Sr. Mahira Elder and Sr. Saniyah Shahid! Sr. Mahira is a licensed counselor with a masters in social work obtained from Wayne State University. This down-to-earth counselor specializes in Family Counseling and holds certificates and training in:


  • Youth Mental Health
  • Addiction Studies
  • Domestic Violence
  • Conflict Resolution

Sr. Mahira is fluent in both English and Arabic which enables her to counsel a variety of individuals. If you or a loved one are seeking counseling, give us a call today! InshAllah, we will set up a screening with one of our counselors.

Mahira Elder

Mahira Elder, LLMSW


Sr. Saniyah is a licensed counselor with a masters in social work obtained from the University of Michigan. This engaging counselor specializes in Youth Counseling and Family Counseling. Sr. Saniyah is fluent Hindi, Urdu and English which enables her to relate to many individuals cross-culturally. 


Saniyah Shahid

Saniyah Shahid, LLMSW