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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 […]
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 […]
How you find a therapist is an important question if you or a family member are struggling with a problem and you are looking for the best help to resolve that problem. There are so many types and levels of therapists that finding the right therapist can be immensely confusing and delay the process in getting […]