D'Arienzo Psychology Blog

If Gordon Ramsay & Dr. Phil had a Baby

Dr. D'Arienzo Psychologist September 13th, 2021

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

Dr. D’Arienzo (transcription): So, who am I? Really? Well, the best way to explain who I am, imagine if Gordon Ramsay and Dr. Phil had a baby, I would be their baby child. It would be me, Dr. D’Arienzo.

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Preparing for Minnesota Wedding

Minnesota Premarital Education Course September 10th, 2021

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

Are you getting married in Minnesota and having conflict? We can help you! It is crucial to solve an argument when fighting to avoid reoccurring, additional, and lasting conflict. Ensuring confidence, safety, and trust between partners is key to finding success in your relationship. Couples can effectively solve and deescalate their problems by using Dr. D’Arienzo’s conflict resolution tips, Dr. Gottman’s five step tool, and safe talking techniques. Find out more through out Minnesota Premarital Education Course!

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Learning to Manage Conflict with our Florida Premarital Preparation Course

Florida premarital course August 27th, 2021

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

The Gottman’s four horseman theory uncovers four behaviors which cause conflict in couples as Dr. D’Arienzo offers antidotes and additional tools for finding a resolution. Deescalating a situation or major problem becomes easy using Dr. Gottman’s five step tool guide as well. Functional and successful couples learn how to effectively solve their problems while maintaining a committed, trusting, and secure relationship. Find out more about Florida Premarital Preparation Course!

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Managing Unruly In-Laws

monster in law June 29th, 2021

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

A hugely important topic. In-laws. They can make or break even the best relationships. I’ve heard countless stories about great in-laws as well as particular monster-in-laws in my clinical practice as a psychologist.

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Today’s Top 5 Trending Dating Websites

June 11th, 2021

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

With the world going virtual due to the global pandemic, there is not a better time to hop on a dating site to make these socially distanced and isolated times feel less lonely. There are an expansive range of dating websites and app options available to people looking for their perfect match; whether it be a casual hookup or a significant date. Not only is there someone for everyone, but there are specific sites for specific partner preferences. No matter who you are or the partner and relationship you’re looking for, Dr. Justin D’Arienzo and his team believes there is a dating website to compensate your desire to connect with others.

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Coping with Unease and Uncertainty

March 15th, 2021

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

Jenny Lehman is our anxiety specialist that discusses how you can calm anxious feelings through belly breathing. Belly breathing is a deep breath that expands your diaphragm. This breathing has an impact on your vagus nerve. Activating this nerve is essentially like pressing a calming button on our nervous system.

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The Bumpy Road to Parenting a Teen

Jenny Lehman Parenting Video Thumbnail March 10th, 2021

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

Jenny Lehman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that specializes in adolescent mental health. Her most recent video discusses how parents can support their adolescents as they transition from child to teenager. Parents have to acknowledge that their teenager is forming their own views on the world. It is vital that parents give their children the space to develop their own self-identity.

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What We Can Learn From Life Changes

February 28th, 2021

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

When we go through big life changes, anxiety is bound to follow. It is important to focus on the present moment and to focus on what is going on within you. You do not have to change your anxious feelings but acknowledge them. If we pay attention to it, we are decreasing the power that it has over our lives.

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Teens and Young Adults Video Series #4

February 15th, 2021

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

The pandemic has created many feelings of uncertainty in our teenagers. Our Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Anxiety Specialist, Jenny Lehman, encourages teens and young adults that this will soon pass. She encourages viewers to look at every situation as a lesson and ask themselves what they can learn from this situation. Jenny Lehman also goes on to encourage viewers to guard themselves against content that brings them anxiety.

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Anxiety Series for Teens #3

February 1st, 2021

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

Our anxiety specialist, Jenny Lehman, discusses a set of tools that teens can use to mitigate anxious feelings. One effective calming method is also known as belly breathing. By doing this breathing, you also reach the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve is also known as ‘nature’s calm button.’

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