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Minnesota Premarital Education Course

Online Minnesota Premarital Online Course

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

Dr. D’Arienzo is a Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist, National Relationship Expert, and Ordained Minister in Minnesota. Dr. D’Arienzo is now offering an Online Minnesota Premarital Course. Taking our course will help you lead a lifetime of marital bliss and save $75 on your Minnesota Marriage license. Take our course today for only $30.

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How Do Children React to Divorce?

High Conflict Divorce Course

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

If you are going through a divorce with children, you must receive proper co-parenting education. Children of divorced parents are more likely to suffer adverse effects than children with parents that are together. Children with divorced parents are more likely to have mental health issues, engage in risk-taking behaviors, suffer guilty feelings, lose interest in social activities, and lose faith in marriage. Purchase our High-Conflict Co-Parenting Course to learn how parents can work together to protect the well-being of their child(ren).

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Forensic Psychologist breaks down police-involved shootings

Psychologist Police

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

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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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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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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