D'Arienzo Psychology Blog

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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Forensic psychologist says 2 recently released videos expose flaws with mental health system

September 14th, 2020

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

Dr. D’Arienzo is a Florida Clinical Psychologist and Forensic Expert. Dr. D’Ariezo spoke with News4Jax about the benefits of law enforcement using body cameras when responding to calls. They also discussed the challenges that officers face when responding to a person with mental health issues. Dr. D’Arenzo emphasizes that education is key when learning how to help individuals with mental health issues.

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Psychology of Returning Our Children to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

August 3rd, 2020

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

COVID-19 changed many aspects of our personal and professional lives. One way that COVID-19 changed our personal lives is that our children left brick-and-mortar schooling. As schools start to open back up, this article discusses the psychology of parents returning their children to school. Dr. D’Arienzo outlines how parents can make the best decision for their children.

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D’Arienzo Psychology makes #40 on Jacksonville Business Journal’s Fast 50 in 2020

August 2nd, 2020

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

D’Arienzo Psychology is excited to announce that we were named one of the 40 fastest growing Jacksonville businesses in 2020. D’Arienzo Psychology’s newspaper article is pictured below. Dr. D’Arienzo shares a few secrets explaining how he has set himself apart from other competing businesses. We want to sincerely thank you all for your support.

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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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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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Pandemic Psychology 101

April 16th, 2020

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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