Transitioning to Parenthood Is Not Easy

Transitioning to Parenthood Is Not Easy

Help for new parents Jacksonville Florida April 2nd, 2021

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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High-Conflict Co-Parenting Course: Parallel Parenting

High Conflict Coparenting Course March 31st, 2021

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

A moderate level of conflict is normal when you are in the divorce or separation process. If you are experiencing high levels of conflict with your co-parent, it might be time to try parallel parenting. Parallel parenting is when you and the other parent take care of the children completely independent of one another. Click here to learn more about parallel parenting.

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Models and Stages of Divorce

High Conflict Divorce Course November 8th, 2020

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

Dr. D’Arienzo is our Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist and National Divorce Expert. Dr. D’Arienzo developed our parent education and family stabilization courses and our high conflict divorce course. This article outlines the five stages of the Kübler Ross Stages of Grief model and how they relate to divorce. Learn more about divorce and co-parenting by taking one of our parent education and family stabilization courses or our high conflict divorce course.

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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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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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How do you tell your children about divorce?

September 28th, 2019

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

  People often avoid divorcing and ending a damaging marriage or relationship for many years for fear of the impact the separation and divorce will have on the children. Know that most kids seem to manage divorce as long as the parents manage their conflict between the other. Managing conflict is key and is what […]

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Featured Psychologist on T.D. Jakes Show and The BUZZ

October 22nd, 2016

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

In addition to providing his expertise to local news outlets on multiple occasions during September and October 2016, Dr. D’Arienzo was also featured on the T.D. Jakes Show on the Oprah Winfrey Network. He spoke about Digital Kidnapping and Internet Safety. T.D. Jakes Show October 14, 2016: Featured Psychologist on the T.D. Jakes Show. Digital Kidnapping […]

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Florida Parent Education and Family Stabilization Course $19.95

December 10th, 2015

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

Healthy Divorce Health Kids, Florida Parent Education and Stabilization Course Our completely online and video Florida Parent Education and Family Stabilization Course is $19.95, and the only online video divorce course in the state of Florida that was created by a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist specializing in children and parents experiencing divorce and custody.  How do you […]

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Parenting Coordination Guidelines from the APA

August 17th, 2015

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

Florida Parenting Coordination Center Jacksonville, Florida If you are interested in parenting coordination please review the parenting coordination guidelines from the APA. I have provided the link below. We do offer parenting coordination services in Florida. Our two parenting coordinators are Dr. Justin D’Arienzo, Clinical and Forensic Psychologist and Ms. Cynthia Salameh, Florida Attorney and […]

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Is Parenting Coordination Effective?

February 1st, 2015

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

Is parenting coordination effective? Great question! If we are talking about effectiveness as reducing conflict and improving the situation for the children, the immediate answer is, yes, it is extremely effective. However, there are certain factors that have to be in place for parenting coordination to be effective. First, the former husband and former wife […]

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