Dr. Sabina Abidi

Dr. Sabina Abidi
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
IWK Youth Psychosis Team
Head, Division of Outpatient Services
IWK Mental Health & Addictions Program

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Sabina Abidi was trained both in her home town of Halifax, Nova Scotia at Dalhousie University as well as at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario. Following residency training in Psychiatry she completed further specialty fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry with a subspecialty focus in early psychosis and early intervention for psychotic disorders. Dr. Abidi developed the IWK Health Centre Youth Psychosis Program, an extension of the Capital Health Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program. She currently holds a joint faculty appointment at both the IWK Health Centre and the Capital District Health Authority in Halifax. She currently leads the youth program whilst also conducting research in youth psychosis including investigating high risk states of psychotic illness. Dr. Abidi also has both research and clinical interests in the field of collaborative mental health care with an emphasis on fostering the relationship between primary care and child/adolescent psychiatry in Nova Scotia. Dr. Abidi enjoys teaching and recently has been fortunate enough to join the Dalhousie University International Psychiatry program, recently having traveled to South America to promote mental health education in developing countries.

Continuing Professional Development
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
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