D'Arienzo Psychology Blog

Gottman Couples Therapy Guide

February 25th, 2012

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

Gottman Couples Therapy Guide   Couples Therapy Handout 1 (Dr. John Gottman, 2011) What is “Dysfunctional” in Relationships? More negativity than positivity Escalation of negative affect The 4 Horseman Emotional disengagement and withdrawal Failure of repair attempts Negative sentiment override Physiological Arousal Failure of men to accept influence What is “Functional” When a Relationship Goes […]

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What are Cognitive Distortions? Jacksonville, Florida CBT Specialist

February 21st, 2012

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

What are Cognitive Distortions? Jacksonville, Florida CBT Specialist What Are Cognitive Distortions? Article written by Psychology Student, Stacy Massey, for Dr. D’Arienzo, Jacksonville Life Coach. Cognitive distortions are thoughts that are inaccurate, though they may sound rational; cognitive distortions can be looked at as thinking in an extreme manner. They are the brain’s way of […]

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Even men benefit from marriage counseling

February 21st, 2012

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

Even men benefit from marriage counseling Why is it that men are more reluctant to partake in marriage counseling, oftentimes turning to a professional as a last resort?  It is clear that marriages have their ups and downs and we all know that the key to a successful relationship is communication – a key benefit […]

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Tips for a Happy Marriage

February 21st, 2012

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

Tips for a Happy Marriage by Dr. Justin D’Arienzo, Psychologist and Marriage Counselor Jacksonville FL A couple who celebrates their 50th anniversary will inevitably be asked the age-old question, “What’s your secret?” But, in truth, there is really no secret to a happy marriage, but rather knowing how to retain the love and friendship that […]

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