D'Arienzo Psychology Blog

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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Overcoming Shark Phobia or Galeophobia

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

Do you want to decrease your anxiety by avoiding enriching life experiences or learning to manage your anxiety? I hope you chose to learn to manage your anxiety!  If you don’t address your phobia to sharks, water, or other, the pattern of stimulus-anxiety-avoidance will get stronger. Dr. D’Arienzo and his team have provided exposure and response prevention treatment for individuals suffering from water and shark phobias, driving, highway driving, and bridge driving phobias, dog phobias, choking, germ and plastic phobias.

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Transitioning to Parenthood Is Not Easy

Help for new parents Jacksonville Florida

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

According to psychologists and social learning theory, most couples undergo changes in roles and demands along with the challenges to balance other new parent responsibilities. The precarious transition leads to a decrease in relationship functioning and increase in specialization of parental roles.

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Calming Before The Storm by Jenny Lehman

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

As humans, we like to distract ourselves from the stress that we are feeling. When we are stressed, we might engage in behaviors that distract us for a little while. In the long run, we must use better coping techniques for our stress. Anxiety Specialist, Jenny Lehman, discusses the process of belly breathing and how it can help you when undergoing stress.

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Online Sexual Harassment Training Course Led by an Actual Sexual Harassment Expert and Board Certified Clinical Psychologist

Online Sexual Harassment Training Course

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

Sexual Harassment is a prevalent problem in the workplace. Employees and supervisors need to become equipped to manage sexual harassment when and if they come into contact with it in the workplace. Our Board Certified Clinical Psychologist developed an Online Sexual Harassment Awareness Training for only $49.99 per participant. Our course meets SB1343 requirements and provides you with an automated certificate upon completion.

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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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Loneliness in Children During the Pandemic: Our Clinical Psychologist Featured in Jacksonville Magazine

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

Dr. D’Arienzo is a Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist at D’Arienzo Psychology. In March 2021 Jacksonville Magazine featured Dr. D’Arienzo in their article about the psychological effects of the pandemic on children. The pandemic has created lonely feelings in our school-aged children. Loneliness may lead to mental health issues down the road.

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