Dr. Arnold has more than 16 years of professional experience and currently is a senior psychologist at The Menninger Clinic and an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine. Her areas of expertise are understanding and treating individuals experiencing psychosis, cognitive behavioral therapy for psychosis, acceptance and commitment therapy for psychosis, collaborative psychological assessment and Gottman Method couple’s therapy.
She is interested in the subjective experience of psychotic symptoms and using this to collaboratively explore subtle changes associated with emerging psychosis. A 2017 recipient of the Irwin C. Rosen, PhD Distinguished Educator Award, Dr. Arnold is also involved in supervising and teaching interns and post-doctoral fellows at Menninger.
Dr. Arnold earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, a master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston, and a PhD in clinical psychology from American University in Washington D.C. She completed post-doctoral work in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences as well as at Baylor College of Medicine.
In her free time she enjoys hot yoga, kayaking in salt marshes, and reading.