Getting Married During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Getting Married During the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 31st, 2020

Posted by: Dr. Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP

Getting married during a global pandemic can pose many issues that couples did not expect. Our article outlines ideas that couples can implement to have a safe wedding celebration during a pandemic. We also outlined five tips for planning a honeymoon during a global pandemic. D’Arienzo Psychology wants you to have a safe wedding celebration and honeymoon that couples can enjoy.

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Psychology of Returning Our Children to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

August 3rd, 2020

Posted by: Dr. Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP

COVID-19 changed many aspects of our personal and professional lives. One way that COVID-19 changed our personal lives is that our children left brick-and-mortar schooling. As schools start to open back up, this article discusses the psychology of parents returning their children to school. Dr. D’Arienzo outlines how parents can make the best decision for their children.

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D’Arienzo Psychology makes #40 on Jacksonville Business Journal’s Fast 50 in 2020

August 2nd, 2020

Posted by: Dr. Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP

D’Arienzo Psychology is excited to announce that we were named one of the 40 fastest growing Jacksonville businesses in 2020. D’Arienzo Psychology’s newspaper article is pictured below. Dr. D’Arienzo shares a few secrets explaining how he has set himself apart from other competing businesses. We want to sincerely thank you all for your support.

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Neuroticism Puts You at Risk For Dementia

June 4th, 2020

Posted by: Dr. Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP

A recent study finds that certain personality traits could put you at risk for dementia. One personality trait that could affect dementia is neuroticism. Neuroticism is a tendency toward depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders. Click here to learn more about this study’s findings.

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US ill-prepared for coronavirus-fueled mental health crisis | TheHill

May 31st, 2020

Posted by: Dr. Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP

No one saw it coming When COVID-19 swept through our nation. With COVID-19 came a mental health crisis in the United states. This video discusses expert opinions on America’s ill-preparedness for the COVID-19 Pandemic. Click here to watch the video.

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Stopping the mental-health crisis spawned by COVID-19 | Opinion – South Florida Sun-Sentinel

May 21st, 2020

Posted by: Dr. Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP

D’Arienzo Psychology is seeing a significant uptick in new mental health referrals at our practice which began when Governor DeSantis opened up Florida for Phase 1 in mid-April. Marriages are stressed, divorced parents have been fighting about visitation and the potential impact of COVID-19 and whether the other parent’s visitation is essential (the answer is, YES). Parents have had to balance homeschooling, work, and children with cabin fever, and single people have never been more isolated (dating has virtually stopped). People are worried about their jobs, paying bills, and their businesses.

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COVID-19 Readiness to Return to Work Survey, D’Arienzo Psychology

April 24th, 2020

Posted by: Dr. Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP

Our Psychologist Dr. Justin D’Arienzo conducted a study during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. D’Arienzo wanted to understand how ready individuals are to return to work. Dr. D’Arienzo found that most of us are biased self-evaluators and biased other-evaluators, and according to this survey, we think it is more okay for us personally to return to work than for the public. We at D’Arienzo Psychology, are fortunate to be able to continue to be working and assisting those struggling with this sudden lifestyle and economic pause.

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Pandemic Psychology 101

April 16th, 2020

Posted by: Dr. Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP

Epidemic psychology explains the mental health component of a pandemic. Understanding how we think, feel, and behave when faced with a significant crisis like a pandemic that challenges global social order is crucial if we want to avoid past mistakes and effectively work together as a global people using kindness, reason, science, and technology to eradicate this disease. Let’s talk about these psychological phases of fear and panic, stigma and moralizing, and calls to action that move in sometimes messy and destructive waves. Be calm and know that this too shall pass.

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Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety

March 17th, 2020

Posted by: Dr. Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty. Despite the uncertainty, Americans have come together during unprecedented times. Understanding how we think, feel, and behave when faced with a significant crisis like a pandemic that challenges global social order is crucial if we want to avoid past mistakes and effectively work together as a global people using kindness, reason, science, and technology to eradicate this disease. This article discusses the psychological phases of fear and panic, stigma and moralizing, and calls to action that move in sometimes messy and destructive waves.

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How to Handle an Angry Employee

Happy Employees are retained employees March 13th, 2020

Posted by: Dr. Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP

Many people believe that angry employees are a negative thing. In this article, we discuss how to handle an angry employee. Despite common beliefs, anger can be a catalyst for some of the most transformational conversations in the workplace. Click here to read more about how anger outbursts can be a good thing.

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