Sexual Assault Expert

Sexual Assault Expert

November 24th, 2020

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

Dr. D’Arienzo is a General Court Martial and Forensic Psychologist Expert. Dr. D’Arenzio has experience working for both the prosecution and the defense on cases in the past, and invite the opportunity to assist you in your case as a Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence Expert, Forensic Psychologist, and Board Certified Clinical Psychologist. Dr. D’Arienzo served as a defense expert for two General Court Martials this year (2020), one at NAS Mayport and one at NAS Jacksonville. Both cases involved member selection (jury selection), case and trial consultation, and testimony involving memory, counterintuitive behavior, rates of false allegations, personality disorders, and pathways and motivations for false allegations of sexual assault and sexual abuse.

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Our Forensic Psychologist Speaks with News4Jax about Filicide

November 1st, 2020

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

Dr. D’Arienzo is a Board-Certified Clinical and Forensic Psychologist. In October 2020, Vic Micolucci with News4Jax interviewed Dr. D’Arienzo and discussed filicide and a local case related to a mother who allegedly killed her three-year-old son and then tried to take her own life. Dr. D’Arienzo discusses the greatest risk factors for committing fillicide. These risk factors include psychosis, maltreatment, altruistic filicide, unwanted child fillicide, and spousal revenge fillicide.

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Forensic Psychologist breaks down police-involved shootings

Psychologist Police October 8th, 2020

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

Dr. D’Arienzo is our Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist and Forensic Expert. In October 2020 Bridgette Matter with News4Jax interviewed Dr. D’Arienzo about police-involved shootings. The media focuses on the suspect’s experience rather than the police officer’s experience. In this interview, Dr. D’Arienzo discusses the trauma that police face when involved with shootings.

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Forensic Psychologist Speaks with News4Jax about Hunger Striking and Competency

Jacksonville Florida Forensic Psychologist October 2nd, 2020

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

Dr. D’Arienzo is a Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist and Forensic Expert. Dr. D’Arienzo recently spoke with News4Jax about inmate Kimberly Kessler who was charged with murder in 2018. Kessler recently started hunger striking. Dr. D’Arienzo speaks with News4Jax about hunger-striking and competency.

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Anger and COVID-19

September 20th, 2020

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

Our lives took an unexpected turn when COVID-19 destroyed any sense of normalcy in our lives. With COVID-19 came a lot of emotions, anger being one of them. One form of anger coping mechanism is called displacement. Displacement is a transfer of emotions from one specific issue to another.

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Consent for Psychological Services for Minors

September 17th, 2020

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

May 31st, 2020

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

May 21st, 2020

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

April 24th, 2020

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

March 17th, 2020

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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