D'Arienzo Psychology Blog

Our Forensic Psychologist Speaks with News4Jax about Filicide

November 1st, 2020

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

Dr. D’Arienzo is a Board-Certified Clinical and Forensic Psychologist. In October 2020, Vic Micolucci with News4Jax interviewed Dr. D’Arienzo and discussed filicide and a local case related to a mother who allegedly killed her three-year-old son and then tried to take her own life. Dr. D’Arienzo discusses the greatest risk factors for committing fillicide. These risk factors include psychosis, maltreatment, altruistic filicide, unwanted child fillicide, and spousal revenge fillicide.

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19 Florida Counties that Require an Original Premarital Preparation Course Certificate

October 27th, 2020

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

Upon completing our Florida Online Premarital Course, you will receive a certificate. When you present your certificate to your local courthouse, you will receive $60 off of your marriage license. A lot of Florida counties do not require an original certificate, however, 19 counties require an original hard copy in the mail. These counties include Alachua, Bradford, Desota, Dixie, Flagler, Gulf, Hernando, Highlands, Leon, Levy, Monroe, Nassau, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Pasco, Polk, Putnam, Seminole, and Taylor.

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How Do Children React to Divorce?

High Conflict Divorce Course October 25th, 2020

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 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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Getting Married During the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 31st, 2020

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

Getting married during a global pandemic can pose many issues that couples did not expect. Our article outlines ideas that couples can implement to have a safe wedding celebration during a pandemic. We also outlined five tips for planning a honeymoon during a global pandemic. D’Arienzo Psychology wants you to have a safe wedding celebration and honeymoon that couples can enjoy.

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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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