Arnise is a Licensed Professional Therapist who attended Texas Womans University in Denton, TX where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She pursued and earned Master of Art degrees in Professional Counseling in addition to Marriage and Family Therapy at Amberton University in Garland TX. She is also licensed as a Chemical Dependency Counselor and EMDR trained. Arnise is additionally certified as a Professional Life Coach and Advanced Mediator in the area of Family Dispute Resolution. She finds enjoyment in helping those working through issues that interrupt their lives such as anxiety and depression. She also strives to help couples maintain a healthy relationship while building skills to enhance their cohesion as she is Prepare/Enrich certified. She also experiences gratification in advocating for those in the Q community and bridging the gap of understanding for those who may have misconceptions about LBGTQIA issues.
As a solution-focused therapist, she incorporates Cognitive Behavior Therapy into her approach with a goal to help people uncover their true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. She has had the opportunity to work with a broad variety of people from many different cultures, experiences, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds. She relishes working with those confronted with Q community issues and couples who aspire to extract more from themselves and contribute to a life that is productive and purposeful. Her life has been rich in experience, enhancing her ability to empathize with others. She enjoys helping those who believe they have the capacity to resolve their own issues with her guidance. She believes that as people become more accepting of themselves, they are more capable of finding happiness and satisfaction in their lives.