Faculty of Education and Psychology

Mohammad Reza Abedi, Ph.D.

Department of Counseling
University of Isfahan
Azadi square
Isfahan, Iran
Postal code: 8174673441


Area of Study

    Mohammad Reza Abedi is a full Professor in the Department of Counseling, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Isfahan. He has worked extensively in the area of (OCD) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder treatment. After completing his PhD, he has worked as career counselor and in his sabbatical in the UK he has worked on career counseling and life designing paradigm.

Career Counseling Happiness Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder


University of Allameh Tabataba'i [Tehran, Iran]
Ph.D; Counseling

Iran University of Medical Sciences [Tehran, Iran]
M.A. Clinical Psychology

University of Isfahan [Isfahan, Iran]
B.A; Clinical Psychology


My research interests Lie primarily in the area of Career Counseling, Happiness, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.


Samouei, R., Shooshtari, S., Bahrami, M., Abedi, M.R., & Maracy, M. R. (2021). Psychometric Evaluation of a Questionnaire for Measuring Factors Related to Mental Health of Women in an Earthquake. Women & Health, 61(1): 66-72.

Asgari, Z., Naghavi, A., & Abedi, M.R. (2021). Beyond A Traumatic Loss: The Experiences of Mourning Alone after Parental Death During COVID-19 Pandemic. Death Studies, 1-6.

Hajkhodadadi, D., Etemadi, O., Abedi, M. R., & Jazayeri, R. (2020). Changes and Challenges: Parenting Challenges in Iranian Mothers. Journal of Relationships Research: 11.

Khayatan, S., Aghaei, A., Abedi, ., & Golparvar, M. (2020). Comparison of CFT-ACT Combined Therapy with CBT on Psychological Well-Being in Diabetic Women. Iranian Journal of Diabetes and Obesity, 12(2): 69-75.

Pasha, S., & Abedi, M. R. (2020). Investigating the Effect of Training Career Path Skills Based on Super’s Career Development Theory on Academic Self-Concept of Students of Isfahan University. Propósitos y Representaciones, 8(SPE2): 667.

Esmaeilian-Ardesntani, Z., Kalantari, M., Talebi, H., & Abedi, M. R . (2019). Study of the Psychological Problems in 7-11 Year-old Children of Divorce Based on the Attitudes of Iranian Teachers and Mothers. Iranian Evolutionary and Educational Psychology Journal, 1(2): 88-95.

Samouei, R., Shooshtari, S., Bahrami, M., Abedi, M. R., & Maracy, M. R. (2019). Prioritization of Factors Related to Mental Health of Women During an Earthquake: A Qualitative Study. World Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10(3): 160-168.

Hashemi Mofrad, S., Jazayeri, R. S., Fatehizade, M., Etemadi, O., & Abedi, M. (2018). Construction and Validity and Reliability of Survey of Marital Pathology Woman with Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Personality. Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 20(3), e62119.

Khayatan, S., Aghaei, A., Abedi, M., & Golparvar, M. (2018). Effectiveness of Compassion-Acceptance and Commitment Combined Therapy with Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy on Interpersonal Forgiveness in Female Patients with Type II Diabetes. Iranian Journal of Diabetes and Obesity, 10(4): 194-203.

Ahmadabadi, S. R., Kalantari, M., Abedi, M. R., & Gharavi, S. M. M. (2018). The Role of Parent-Child Relationship, Attachment Styles, and Family Performance in the Formation of Gender Dysphoria. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 20(1): 63-74.

Jazayeri, R. S., Fatehizade, M., Etemadi, O., & Abedi, M.R. (2018). Analyzing Difficulties in Family Life of Women with symptoms Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD): A Qualitative Research . Revista Publicando, 5(15 (1)): 230-260.

Pordelan, N., Sadeghi, A., Abedi, M. R ., & Kaedi, M. (2018). How Online Career Counseling Changes Career Development: A Life Design Paradigm. Education and Information Technologies, 23(6): 2655-2672.

Shooshtari, S., Abedi, M. R., Bahrami, M., & Samouei, R. (2018).The Mental Health Needs of Women in Natural Disasters: A Qualitative Study with a Preventive Approach . Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, 7(4): 678-683.

Shooshtari, S., Abedi, M. R., Bahrami, M., & Samouei, R. (2018).Empowerment of Women and Mental Health Improvement with a Preventive Approach. Journal of Education and Health Promotion, 7: 31.

Dibaji, S. M., Oreyzi, S. H. R., & Abedi, M. R. (2017).Occupation or Home: Comparison Housewives and Working Women in the Variables of Stress, Depression and Perception of Quantitative Mental and Emotional Home Demands. Review of European Studies .9(2): 268.

Hajiyan, T., Afshari, P., Abedi, M. R., & Hashemi, E. (2017). Investigating Infertility-Related Stress and Adoption in Iranian Infertile Females with Assisted Reproductive Technology Failure. Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care, 6(2): e39632

. Hoveidafar, R., Fatehizadeh, M., Ahmadi, A., Jazayeri, R., & Abedi, M.R. (2017). Interactional Pathology among Couples with Borderline Personality Disorder Wives: A Qualitative Study. Global Journal of Health Science, 9(8): 139-139.

Khademi, M. J., Abedi, M. R ., & Pourmeidani, S. (2017).Effectiveness of Quality of Life Training on Happiness among Isfahan Blind Girls. International Journal of Educational and Psychological Researches, 3(1): 29-35.

Soltani, M., Fatehizadeh, M., Ahmadi, A., Abedi, M., Jazayeri, R., & Salehi, M. (2017). A Deep Look into Interactional Pathology among Couples with Morbidly Jealous Male Partners: A Phenomenological Study. Global Journal of Health Science, 9 (9): 116-116.

Abbasi, F., Abedi, M. R., Faramarzi, S., Nikrahan, G. R., & Rahimi, M. (2016). Investigating the Effect of Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy on Children with Obsessive-compulsive Disorder. Academic Journal of Psychological Studies, 5(2): 159-166.

More Articles


Abdei, M.R ., & HaghShenas, L. (2021). Assessment in Career Counseling.2nd Ed. SAMT publication.

Izadi, R., & Abdei, M.R., (2021). Upbringing in Practice.2nd Ed. Sayeh Sokhan publication.

Abedi, M.R., Izadi, R. (2020). 52 Ways of BeingTogether.2nd Ed. Hadis Rahe Eshgh Publisher.

Abdi Zarin, S., Baghban, I, Abedi, M.R. (2017). Career and Education Counseling. 2nd Ed.Hazrat-e Masoomeh University Publishier.

Abedi, M.R. (2016). Obsessive Disorder Cognitive Counseling.2nd Ed. Arjmand.

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Teaching interests

Professional activities


Psychology and Counseling Organization of I.R.Iran

Iranian Counseling Association


Career Counseling
Child and Adolescent Counseling Approaches
Analysis of Psycho- Social Pathologies
Psychometric Theories and Assessment in Counseling

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