About Amanda L. Smith

Amanda Smith
 

AMANDA L. SMITH, LCSW, IS THE FOUNDER OF HOPE FOR BPD, AN AUTHOR, THERAPIST AND SPEAKER.

Amanda L. Smith, LCSW, is the founder of Hope for BPD where she provides treatment consultation and case management for clients around the world. She also publishes My Dialectical Life--a daily email dedicated to DBT skills.

Her career in mental health began when she served as the executive director of the Pinellas County, Florida affiliate of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI). In 2007, she founded Florida Borderline Personality Disorder Association—a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated towards providing advocacy, education, and support for persons diagnosed with BPD and their families.

Amanda received her LCSW at Baylor University and is works as a DBT therapist in Waco, Texas. Amanda's website is HopeforBPD.com.

She is the author of:

  • The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Wellness Planner

  • The Borderline Personality Disorder Wellness Planner for Families