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.
A recent study finds that certain personality traits could put you at risk for dementia. One personality trait that could affect dementia is neuroticism. Neuroticism is a tendency toward depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders. Click here to learn more about this study’s findings.
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.
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.
Are you or someone you know dealing with an angry teenager? We all know a teenager who can be kind of aggressive sometimes, and yet we tend to blame this aggressiveness on factors like hormones and undeveloped areas of the brain that deal with emotional regulation. However, based on some recent research findings, there may be a little more at play here than hormones. Click here to learn more about how you can help your teen.
Generalized anxiety disorder is a condition that is categorized as persistent fear or worry. One study sought out to find if anxiety and anger are related. Recent research has identified a possible link between anger and anxiety. Click here to learn more.