D'Arienzo Psychology Blog

Consent for Psychological Services for Minors

High Conflict Divorce Course

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

Dr. D’Arienzo is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and National Forensic Expert. In this article, he discusses consent for minors regarding healthcare. Dr. D’Arienzo discusses psychological services in divorce and separation cases. It might appear harmless when a divorced parent takes their child to receive psychological services. This can lead to many dilemmas, like parents not agreeing on treatment plans for their child.

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Getting Married During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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

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

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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Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety

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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Engaged? Should I Be Getting Married?

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

Are you recently engaged? Have you been asking yourself if you should be getting married? Dr. D’Arienzo explains two predictive factors that lead to marital success. Click here to find out if you should be getting married and to learn more about our premarital course.

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Four Signs an Intimate Relationship is Over

signs a relationship is over

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

How do you know if your relationship is nearing the end? There are four key events that one experiences or does when their partner is unconsciously or consciously planning to vacate the relationship. In this article, Dr. D’Arienzo discusses how you can identify if your relationship is nearing the end. If you are experiencing any of these issues discussed, it is time to start to communicate with your partner.

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How often to men and women think about sex

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

How often do men and women think about sex? Our culture suggests that men think about sex every 7 seconds. Dr. D’Arienzo did some research to find out if this is true. You can read about Dr. D’Arienzo’s findings here. If your relationship needs a boost in any way, D’Arienzo Psychology is here to help you.

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Relationship Saving 30 Minute Rule for Effective Communication

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

What is the Relationship Saving 30 Minute Rule for Effective Communication? If you do not have effective communication skills, you and your partner might be entering into a fight or flight each time you try to discuss sensitive issues. In this article, Dr. D’Arienzo discusses the saving rule for effective communication. Learn proper self management and save your love today!

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Parenting is Not Babysitting

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

Are you a parent? Do you often find yourself using the term ‘Babysitting’ when referring to watching over your children? In this video, Dr. D’Arienzo discusses why you should not use this terminology when referring to parenting.

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