Omar Husain, PhD
PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Texas at San Antonio
MA, Counseling and Guidance, Texas A&M University-San Antonio
BA, Islamic Studies and Arabic, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
BS, Information and Decision Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
Assistant Professor, Counseling (COUN)
Research and Teaching Interests
His research interests include substance abuse, technology/process addictions, Muslim mental health, clergy mental health, and neurofeedback.
Omar Husain is an Assistant Professor at Seattle University in the Clinical Mental Health Program. His work as an Imam (religious leader) led him to pursue professional counseling. He is a licensed chemical dependency counselor in the state of Texas, as well as a Licensed professional counselor Associate (supervised by Michael Moyer) in Texas. He has worked in a variety of substance abuse settings including private practice, residential treatment, and intensive outpatient treatment. Dr. Husain has extensive experience working with minority clients to reduce the stigma around seeking mental health services.