Hope Bell



Dr. Hope Bell comes to UTSA from Mississippi by way of Louisiana and Florida. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Mississippi State University, her M.S. from Loyola University in New Orleans, and her Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL. Dr. Bell is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Louisiana and Texas, and worked with childhood trauma experiences in schools and child advocacy centers around New Orleans post-Katrina. Research interests include trauma-related topics such as shared trauma, disaster trauma, trauma-related diagnoses; and counselor preparation issues such as gatekeeping, supervision, and client outcomes assessment.