Farnoosh Nouri

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Counseling

Farnoosh Nouri


Ph.D., University of North Texas


SMU - East Campus
6116 N. Central Expressway, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75206



Dr. Farnoosh (Faith) Nouri is a Clinical assistant professor at SMU; she has been a practicing psychotherapist for over 25 years. Farnoosh is the author of the book “So Long Depression”, editor of the Sufi Psychology Journal, and an international presenter on various topics related to mental health and Spirituality in psychotherapy.

She was a recipient of a group research grant from the John Templeton Foundation entitled “The Integration of the Heart-Centered Paradigm of Sufi Psychology in Contemporary Psychotherapy Practice”  published in the APA Psychotherapy Journal. Her most extensive research has been on the groundbreaking topic of "Electromagnetic Aftereffects of Near-Death Experiences" published in the IANDS Journal. 

Farnoosh is also a Tamarkoz® (MTO Sufi Meditation) instructor. In her practice, she works with clients on various mental health challenges including trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and personal and spiritual growth. 

She loves to spend time with her family. Her happy place is the beach, and she gets energized by quiet moments, self-reflection, and meditation.