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5 Coping Skills for Anxiety in Long Island

Live in Long Island and seeking relief from anxiety? Reach out to anxiety and trauma expert Esther Goldstein LCSW to schedule your session today at her Cedarhurst office in Long Island, NY.

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10 Steps for Abandonment Healing

As an adult, do you notice you get easily triggered, frustrated, and feel insecure? It may be due to emotional neglect and abandonment wounds.

Read on to try these 10 steps to healing your abandonment wounds + start living life as it’s meant to be lived.

Anxiety, Trauma and Abandonment Therapy in Five Towns, Nassau and Long Island, NY

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What is Emotional Neglect + Does it Impact You Today?

What are the signs of emotional abandonment and how do you know if you suffer from these in your adult life? Emotional abandonment or childhood emotional neglect often leave lasting marks that impact your self esteem, how you show up to loved ones, work and your children.

Read about abandonment wounds so you can get clarity today!

Anxiety and Trauma therapy in Five Towns, Nassau County and Long Island, NY.

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Suicide Awareness Month-7 Tips

September is Suicide Awareness month, which is specifically targeted to raising awareness and adding support to those in pain. According to US Department for Health and Human Services, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and the rates are on the rise. So what can you do? If you have a loved one who may be struggling with mental health or suicidal thoughts or tendencies, here are some 7 preventative tips for safety!

7 Tips for Prevention and Safety:

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From terror to treating trauma. 5 Tips for your trauma healing.

"Here's a review of the recent events protocol. Use it to the best of your ability." My supervisor looks at me with a trusting look. "You got this, Esther." And then he drifted away into the mix of people.

 I can sense exactly where I was standing. I remember the location, the scenery and the fresh scent coming from the local food stand. I could also smell the scent of the burnt metal and shattered glass. It's a smell that doesn't have words because that scent is one that goes beyond the nostrils. It's a smell of shock, of horror and of sadness. Terror. That's what it does to you. It shocks the sense of stability and causes an earth shattering thud to any inner resources and trusting, at least for that moment in time. 

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An Easy 6-Step Somatic Exercise to Process Triggers

Last blog addressed what triggers are and where they come from. This blog is going to dive a bit deeper into how to support yourself when you are experiencing a trigger or stressful event, and are needing skills for relief.

As we mentioned last week, one of the ways to work with triggers is to ground yourself, and orient to the room around you. This week we are practicing orienting yourself to your body so you can support yourself when triggered. Next, I will give you 6 steps for you to practice for relief. 


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