Sham Hussain

(Helpline Manager)
Sham comes from sunny Yorkshire. She graduated with an Honours degree in BSc Psychology from The University of Leeds and a MA in Social Work from The University of Central Lancashire.

Sham has always been a passionate and driven individual who enjoys working with people and loves learning. Fighting against injustice and for women’s rights has been a driving force in both her professional and personal life.

Sham is passionate about reflective practice and self awareness and holds a Certificate in Reflective Practice. She has extensive experience of working with vulnerable people of our society.

Sham worked as a Level 2 Social Worker in the Young People and Families Team and became a CSE Champion for her Area Office. Following a career in Social Work, Sham began working in the third sector. Sham is passionate about Mental Health and has worked in this field for 6 years with Leeds Mind, Leeds Involving People and CAMHS.

Sham has held Trustee positions for Leeds Mind and Asha Neighbourhood Project. Sham has volunteered in various roles including The Star Project, working with people who have been raped or sexually assaulted and Leeds Mind, working with people with mild to moderate mental health difficulties.

In her spare time she enjoys photography and interior design. 


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