Saba Hussain is currently an Assistant Psychologist (Research) working on the EYE-2 trial in the Psychosis Research Unit (PRU). Prior to joining PRU, Saba worked full-time as an Assistant Psychologist (Clinical) in a Community Child Psychology Service in East Lancashire, where she delivered evidence-based intervention to young people and their families. Saba now works part-time as an Assistant Psychologist for the EYE-2 trial and remains an Assistant Psychologist (part-time) for her Child Psychology Service. She enjoys working with different Service User groups and is enthusiastic about building her research experience at PRU.
Prior to working for a Child Psychology Service, Saba worked as a Behaviour Support Therapist for 1 year, utilizing Applied Behaviour Analysis principles and working with young children diagnosed with ASD across Greater Manchester and Cheshire. Saba has also worked as an Honorary Assistant Psychologist for North Manchester CAMHS, assisting the service with The Parent-Child Game clinic. After graduating, Saba worked as a Special Needs Teaching Assistant at a local primary school, supporting children diagnosed with ASD. Saba’s first experience of working in mental health was at university where she worked as an ABA Tutor – this emphasised her passion in Psychology and lead her to pursue a career in Clinical Psychology.
She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at The University of Leeds in 2016, taking a particular interest in Clinical Psychology and Attachment Theory.
In her spare time, Saba enjoys drawing, spending time with family and friends and travelling to learn about new cultures and lifestyles.