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Our Founder

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Reinette Arnold, MSW, LCSW, MAC, CFVIP

Founder: Reinette Arnold, MSW, LCSW, MAC, FVIP

The Empowerment Agency  was founded by Reinette Arnold, LCSW, MAC, FVIP in 2015. Her desire to bring together her professional experiences to promote safer communities birthed a calling to bring awareness and create change among individuals and institutions outside of the behavioral health world. The Empowerment Agency was founded on the idea that we can create innovative strategies and solutions to assist individuals and institutions in maximizing their purpose, performance and productivity.

Reinette graduated from Georgia State Universitywith a Bachelors of Psychology Degree and Minor in Sociology in 2005. She pursued graduatestudies at the University ofGeorgia completing herMaster of Social Work in2009. Currently Reinette is licensed in the state of Georgia and Florida as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), holds a national certification as a Master Addiction Counselor (MAC), and is an approved Family Violence Intervention Program facilitator.

In additional to specializing in behavioral health, she has also worked in public health allowing her to develop social and behavioral interventions and serve as an evaluator on several federally funded programs with a local and national evaluation component. Her evaluation experience includes monitoring a family drug court program, teen prevention programs, girls at-greater risk program, and a program focusing on the intersectionality of HIV/AIDS and domestic violence to name a few. Her work has reached nationally and international communities providing invaluable services to promote safer communities.Since founding The Empowerment Agency, Reinette has been able to provide consulting services to corporate clients, faith-based communities and individuals nationally.

Reinette is a sought after national and international speaker on various topics relating to behavioral health, suicide prevention, leadership and women's empowerment. For more information related to speaking engagements please click For Bookings and complete the contact form. A member of our team will be sure to respond. 

To review Reinette’s Curriculum Vita click here.


Empowered Interns


Lillian Shipmon - Future MSW Candidate

"Walden 2019"

Melissa Cunningham - Future MSW Candidate

“Walden 2020”