Arnitta is a Licensed Professional Counselor, International Speaker, Certified Professional Coach, Educator, and Advocate with experience in clinical practice, corrections, and higher education instruction. She has taught psychology courses at several Milwaukee area colleges and universities including Marquette University and Milwaukee Area Technical College.
Arnitta was previously the Sisters Program Director at the Benedict Center. Under her leadership, the Sisters Program opened a second drop-in center, and increased the entire program’s capacity to serve women in the street-based sex trade and sex trafficking. Arnitta managed the program’s direct services and advocacy for women, while working in partnership to affect systemic change to create more equitable and effective ways to help women in the sex trade. In 2019, Arnitta joined the Office of Violence Prevention (OVP) in the City of Milwaukee Health Department as the ReCAST Program Manager leading OVP’s efforts to promote healing, resilience, and increase the mental health and well-being of youth and families at risk for exposure to trauma.
Arnitta is the owner of Rapha Wellness Institute, LLC, providing consulting, training, and speaking services. She also serves as an Executive Board Member for the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA). Arnitta lives by her personal philosophy that all people deserve to be seen, heard, valued, loved and afforded the opportunities to heal and live well.