D'Arienzo Psychology Blog

US ill-prepared for coronavirus-fueled mental health crisis | TheHill

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

No one saw it coming When COVID-19 swept through our nation. With COVID-19 came a mental health crisis in the United states. This video discusses expert opinions on America’s ill-preparedness for the COVID-19 Pandemic. Click here to watch the video.

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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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Pandemic Psychology 101

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

Epidemic psychology explains the mental health component of a pandemic. 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. Let’s talk about these psychological phases of fear and panic, stigma and moralizing, and calls to action that move in sometimes messy and destructive waves. Be calm and know that this too shall pass.

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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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How to Handle an Angry Employee

Happy Employees are retained employees

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

Many people believe that angry employees are a negative thing. In this article, we discuss how to handle an angry employee. Despite common beliefs, anger can be a catalyst for some of the most transformational conversations in the workplace. Click here to read more about how anger outbursts can be a good thing.

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Anger and Access to Guns Increase Risk of Violence

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

Recent crime trends suggest that gun violence is an ongoing issue in America. Gun violence has more to do with anger and ease of gun access rather than psychiatric issues. It was found that a whopping nine percent of anger related tendencies had easy access to guns, and these individuals are rarely diagnosed with mental illness. Mental illness and gun violence rarely overlap with one another.

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D’Arienzo Psychology Receives Best of Jacksonville Psychologist Award

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

Dr. D’Arienzo is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist and the president of D’Arienzo Psychology. In 2019, Dr. D’Arienzo won the top sport for being the best Psychologist in Jacksonville, Florida. Not only did Dr. D’Arienzo win once in 2019, but twice!

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Stigma and Mental Health

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

https://soundcloud.com/cominghomewell/dr-justin-darienzo-stigma-of-mental-health On June 09, 2018, I was honored to make another guest appearance on Captain Bob Abbott’s radio show, Coming Home Well, in Charlottesville, Virginia. We discussed stigma in mental health in the civilian and military sectors.  Our discussion was timely based on the tragic and preventable suicides of both Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain […]

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Florida Clinical and Forensic Psychologist

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

Dr. D’Arienzo’s Updated CV as of November 19, 2015 Justin A. D’Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP Board Certified Clinical Psychologist Clinical and Forensic Psychology       11512 Lake Mead Avenue, Suite 704 Jacksonville, Florida 32256 www.livebetterjax.com [email protected]  904-379-8094     Professional Education: Pensacola Naval Hospital, Pensacola, FL Clinical Psychology Residency 2004-2006   Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA Clinical Psychology […]

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