D'Arienzo Psychology Blog

Managing Unruly In-Laws

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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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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Anxiety Series for Teens Video #2

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Jenny Lehman is our Teen Anxiety Specialist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Her recent teen series discusses how we can link statements in our mind and cues in our body. She goes over three steps to connecting our mind and body. First, you locate where you are physically feeling anxiety, name the location, and remember what you were thinking about when you initially got an anxious feeling.

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Anxiety Series for Teens/Young Adults Video 1

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

Jenny Lehman is an Anxiety Treatment specialist that helps treat anxiety in adults and teens. In her new teen anxiety series, she discusses how teenagers can cope with their anxious feelings. This video discusses how Jenny Lehman views anxiety. In her view, each of us is made into different parts: our essential self, physical body, and mind.

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Virtual Counseling and Online Therapy

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

Before the pandemic, we only reached 10 percent of our clients virtually. Now we have conducted online services to at least 75 percent of our clients. D’Arienzo Psychology now offers the highest quality Virtual Counseling and Online Therapy services utilizing HIPAA compliant platforms such as Google Suite’s Google Meet and PsychologyToday, and Skype. We have four psychologists, four clinical social workers, one licensed mental health counselor, two Florida Supreme Court Family Mediators, and two Parenting Coordinators ready to serve you online.

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