Bea Arthur

Founder + CEO
The Difference

Bea Arthur, LMHC is a Columbia University-trained psychotherapist, startup founder, and author who works with high-performance individuals in high-pressure work environments. Her career lives at the intersection of psychology and technology and her third company, The Difference, provides on-demand access to therapy as Amazon’s first mental health Alexa Skill.

Additionally, Bea was the first African-American female founder in Y Combinator and was named an Entrepreneur to Bet On by Newsweek Magazine. She is also an editorial contributor and host for Women@Forbes, where she hosts Office Hours, a career therapy digital series where she provides intra-praneurship advice to upwardly mobile women in today’s hottest companies.