Effective July 12, 2023, Dr. Masood will be closing her practice at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

The clinic will be happy to recommend a physician to assume your care. Patients can obtain a copy of their medical records by calling 214-645-3030 or by email at medical.records@utsouthwestern.edu.


Saba Masood, Ph.D. (she/her), is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She is a licensed psychologist at the Multispeciality Outpatient Psychiatry (Dallas) and Behavioral Health (Richardson) Clinics and works alongside the Transitional Age Youth and Adult Autism specialty teams.

Her clinical interests include mentalization-based and psychodynamic psychotherapy, serious mental illness in emerging adults, relational trauma, sociocultural considerations in identity development, and collaborative/therapeutic assessment.

Dr. Masood’s training background is in child clinical psychology, which provides her with a unique perspective in working with emerging adults. A particular interest of hers is the progression of pre-existing childhood mental illness into young adulthood.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Menninger Clinic - Baylor College of Medicine (2021-2022), Psychology
  • Graduate School - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017-2021), Clinical Psychology
  • Internship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019-2021), Clinical Psychology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Society of Personality Assessment (2021)
  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists (2022)
  • Therapeutic Assessment Institute (2021)
Honors & Awards
  • Rush C. Williams Award for Diversity and Inclusion, UT Southwestern Medical Center 2020
  • Cultural Diversity Fellowship, Children’s Health - Dallas 2017
Books & Publications
  • Trauma
  • Emerging adults
  • Qualitative methodology