Robin Thompson Arthur, PsyD

Lindner Center of HOPE, Chief of Psychology
University of Cincinnati, Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry
Xavier University, Adjunct faculty for the Department of Psychology


Dr. Arthur has served on the Center’s founding team since early 2006. She has been integral in designing its world-class patient and family-centered evidence-based psychotherapy programs for both inpatient and outpatient services. As Chief of Psychology, Dr. Arthur oversees clinical treatment professionals administering Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, as well as other treatment modalities.

Prior to joining Lindner Center of HOPE, Dr. Arthur was a consultant to four community mental health adolescent residential facilities in Cincinnati. She served in the Quality Clinical Services Department, and developed and implemented a unique psychological assessment program while serving as Clinical Supervisor for the Talbert House North Star adolescent residential mental health facility. Dr. Arthur co-founded TweenPlace Alliance, an educational non-profit organization offering leadership education programs to adolescent youth in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural setting. Her background before moving into the field of psychology includes supporting a variety of medical disciplines, including general and vascular surgery, neurology, and as a triage nurse for Queen City Physicians Pediatrics.

Dr. Arthur lectures on many topics locally and regionally including Women’s Mental Health Issues, Women in the Workplace, Tweens and Self Esteem, Parenting Techniques, Integration of Psychology with Eastern techniques, Personality Disorders, Depression in the workplace, Creating a psychologically healthy workplace, and Mindfulness and Meditation Practices. Dr. Arthur’s research includes investigating primary care physicians’ abilities to address psychosocial issues with their patients, depression in women, women in the welfare system, eating disorders and growth hormone, and values-based leadership training for adolescents. Dr. Arthur’s professional work has appeared in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition and the Journal of Child & Adolescent Pharmacology, among others. She has participated in training Cincinnati Police recruits in mental health issues and how to effectively deal with individuals with mental health issues.

Dr. Arthur was awarded Xavier University’s Bieliauskas Thesis of the Year Award. She has served as a board member of the Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology, the Ohio Psychological Association Advocacy Committee, and the National Alliance for Mental Illness Advocacy Committee. Dr Arthur currently serves as Director of the Education Committee for the Ohio Psychological Association Board of Directors.


Areas of Specialty:

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Women’s Issues
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Performance Psychology
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Mood Disorders
  • Organizational Development
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Executive Coaching
  • Parent Coaching
  • Adult Life Transitions
  • Teen Issues
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Robin T. Arthur, PsyD


Degree(s):

  • 1998 B.A. Psychology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2001 Masters Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2004 Doctorate Clinical Psychology, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio

Fellowship(s):

  • 2004-2005 Psychology Fellow, University of Cincinnati Psychology Department Neuropsychology graduate studies, Cincinnati, Ohio

Current Psychiatry article by Dr. Arthur Click here to read.