Owner RO DBT Denver
Hope Arnold, LCSW, MA is a Supervisor and Trainer in Radically Open DBT (RO DBT). She began her RO DBT training with Dr. Tom Lynch, treatment developer, in 2016. Hope continues to attend intensive trainings throughout the country and receives regular supervision from Dr. Tom Lynch. Hope developed the RO DBT App through her training company Grow RO.
In her clinical work, Hope is the founder of RO DBT Denver in Denver, Colorado, a center dedicated to evidence-based care and treating disorders of overcontrol. She specializes in personality disorders (Obsessive Compulsive PD, Paranoid PD, Dependent PD, Avoidant PD), eating disorders, autism spectrum disorders (special interest in female autism), and treatment-resistant disorders (depression and anxiety).
Prior to opening RO DBT Denver, Hope was in private practice at the DBT Center of Houston and was the RO DBT Lead Clinician. She led a team of six clinicians intensively trained in RO DBT and supervised the team member’s skill development. Hope completed her Intensive Training in traditional DBT and Prolonged Exposure Therapy through Behavioral Tech. Hope is also trained in Jungian Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy and Ketamine Assisted Emotion Focus Processing Therapy.
Hope graduated Summa Cum Laude from Loyola University in New Orleans with a BBA in marketing. She worked for two of the largest private financial and consulting firms in the world before transitioning to being a clinician. She has master’s degrees in social work from the University of Houston and psychology from Saybrook University with a concentration in Jungian studies.
$165 Individual sessions
Accepting new clients - waitlist 1 month
Telehealth sessions - Colorado, Texas, Utah, and Virginia
In person - Houston, TX
Podcasts and Media
Past Presentations and Speaking Engagements
Key Note Speaker - Hawaii Psychological Association Conference 2021
Newmont Energy - Overcontrol and Undercontrol in the workplace
Brief Intro to RO DBT - Gaudiani Clinic, Colorado School of Mines, ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders In Patient Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine Psychiatry, The Hummingbird Centre (Australia).
RO DBT One Day Trainings - New Haven, CT, Nashville, TN; Omaha, NB; Kansas City, MO; Houston, TX; San Antonio, TX, Polish RO DBT Association
Overview of Radically Open Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (2016). Borderline Congress, International Society for the Study of Borderline Personality Disorders, Vienna, Austria.
Tools to Improve Self Awareness. (2018). The Jung Center, Houston Texas.