D'Arienzo Psychology Blog

The Impact of Divorce

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

Children and Divorce and My Experience as a Forensic Psychologist in Family Court: As a custody evaluator I’ve seen these parents at their worst. I remember one mom fighting for custody who aghast that her husband took the children to the pediatrician’s office. She told me that dads don’t belong in the pediatrician’s office….

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How to Overcome Panic Attacks

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

How to Overcome Panic Attacks October 6, 2021 People with Panic Disorder often present to the emergency room with chest pain or difficulty breathing and a genuine fear of dying from a heart attack. Some of us are genetically prone to panic attacks if we have a family history of anxiety, a lifestyle full of […]

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Mate Value & Relationship Compatibility

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

Over the past year, I have been writing a book about the science of making relationships work. My working title is How Not to Fuck Up Your Life. The Art and Science of Finding the Right Partner —and Being the Right Partner — to Create a Lasting, Happy Relationship. Learn more about the important value factors here.

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If Gordon Ramsay & Dr. Phil had a Baby

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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

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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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Inside Look On a Minnesota Premarital Education Course

Minnesota Premarital Course

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

Practicing having a “positive lens”, or positive perspective, increases the overall positivity within a relationship. This may include giving your partner the benefit of the doubt or having feelings of confirmation that your partner is the best. Steering away from a “negative lens” will help avoid feelings of hurt, misunderstanding, and frustration. Learn more about creating a positive relationship with our Minnesota Premarital Education course! Minnesota Premarital Education Inside Look

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Emotional Process of Divorce

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

The loss of a marriage and the physical loss of a partner share similar grief patterns. When going through a divorce, you must rectify the loss of your partner and their continued influence over your life and your children. Kubler Ross, Paul Bohannon, and Stanley Hagemeyer explain the stages of divorce and models of grief with idea’s on how to cope with your divorce. Here you can read more about the emotional process of divorce and our High-Conflict Co-Parenting course.

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Learning to Manage Conflict with our Florida Premarital Preparation Course

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

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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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Marriage and Relationship Tune-Up Course: Emotional Needs

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

Do you meet your partner’s emotional needs? Oftentimes, we assume that our partner has the same emotional needs that we do. This line of thinking can be detrimental to your partner’s marital satisfaction. Find out how you can meet your partner’s emotional needs and tune up your marriage.

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