Dr. Arnaldo “Arny” L. Olivera II is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Florida, a Diplomate of the American Board of Sexology, a Board-Certified Clinical Sexologist and a Certified Sex Therapist. Dr. Arny has over ten years of clinical experience having worked in various settings. He began his therapeutic career by providing treatment to children and their families in the Orange County public schools in the greater Central Florida area.
Dr. Arny served and provided therapy in both English and Spanish for those in the Latinx minority community. Dr. Arny earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Central Florida (UCF). He then proceeded to learn the art and science of psychotherapy at Stetson University’s graduate program concentrating in Marriage and Family Therapy. Finally, pursuing and earning a Ph.D. in Clinical Sexology at the American Academy of Clinical Sexologists (AACS) under the guidance and mentorship of the late Dr. William Granzig.
Dr. Arny runs a private practice in Winter Park, Florida. He focuses on delivering services to individuals, couples, and families. He specializes in providing sex therapy and helping those who have been impacted by trauma to empower themselves through the therapeutic process. He believes in the practice of evidenced based treatment which keeps his clients and himself accountable to therapeutic progress and planned care. Dr. Arny believes that his ultimate mission is to help clients become aware and tap into their own personal strengths/resources for self-healing. He enjoys working with clients teaching them about the numerous tools available in therapy with the aim to promote the lives that they deem meaningful and worth living.
Psychological flexibility is what he promotes and helping clients pivot toward what matters to them is what guides his approaches to treatment. Dr. Arny is available for telehealth sessions and is eager to meet with potential clients that wish to learn how to use tools to heal themselves in a judgement free environment focused on promoting sound emotional wellbeing. One of his favorite quotes is: “You feel the way you do right now because of the thoughts you are thinking at this moment.” By ~ David D. Burns