Sabine Spindler apprenticed in The Psychometrics Centre at The University of Cambridge in 2010 while a student at the University of Trier where she is following the Psychology Diploma Program. As an Exchange Student, she spent the academic year 2008/2009 at the University of Cambridge in the Department of Social and Developmental Psychology working with Professor Michael E. Lamb. In 2010, Sabine returned to write her Diploma Thesis at The Psychometrics Centre. During this time she also developed her psychometric expertise in item response theory analyzing personality data collected through the Facebook application myPersonality.
Sabine’s experience as a psychologist covers a broad range of clinical and business applications. Sabine has several years of experience as a Trainer for Into Schüleraustausch, applying social psychological insights to prepare future exchange students for their high school year abroad. As an intern with IBM Business Consulting in Munich she was able to acquire expertise in the areas of leadership, knowledge management and personnel selection. Her clinical experience includes carrying out group therapy for patients suffering from Personality Disorders or Depression and the application of psychometrics within diagnostic assessment, anamnestic interviews and stress research.
Sabine is a scholar of "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes", the German National Academic Foundation who also funded her visits to Cambridge. She names theatre, photography and journalism among her interests. She has been for many years a leading member of the editorial team at Neue Universal, a student newspaper that won the award for best German Language student newspaper from the financial service provider MLP. The jury, which includes representatives from Welt am Sonntag, the Financial Times and der Spiegel commented on its audacity, diversity and clear structure. As well as German (her mother tongue) Sabine is fluent in English and is working on her language skills in Spanish, French and Russian.