Salma Elkadi Abugideiri is a licensed professional counselor in private practice in northern Virginia, as well as a founding board member of the Peaceful Families Project. She provides educational workshops and develops resources related to mental health issues and domestic violence among Muslims, as well as workshops on healthy relationships. She is a contributing author to several books including Counseling Muslims: Handbook of Mental Health Issues & Interventions, and Change from Within: Diverse Perspectives on Domestic Violence in Muslim Communities. She has co-authored a brief guide for helping professionals entitled What Islam Says About Domestic Violence. She has also co-authored Before You Tie the Knot: A Guide for Couples.