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Anxiety and Parenting & 6 Tips for Today

Struggling with parenting in a calm fashion? Need support + tips to help you access calm? Schedule your session with Esther Goldstein LCSW, Anxiety, Parenting and Trauma Expert. You can parent your family from a calmer place.
Learn more by clicking on 6 tips for today and booking your first counseling session in Long Island, NY

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9 Skills to Reduce Relationship Anxiety

Seeking to add more joy and lessen tension, stress and anxiety in your relationships?

Read these 9 pointers to help reduce your relationship anxiety today! Anxiety, trauma and relationship therapy in five towns, nassau county and across Long Island, NY>.

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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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Anxious? 10 skills for relief

If you read the last blog and realize you may have, gulp, anxiety, don’t let yourself freak out just yet! As mentioned, anxiety is one of the most common mental health struggles in the United States, and it’s totally treatable!

If you or a loved one has anxiety, I’ve delineated tips to help you experience relief when the anxiety creeps up!

Read below to learn 10 easy skills for relief!

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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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7 Signs That You're Ready For Psychotherapy

You may be someone who has a knack for solving your own problems, is the go-to person for advice and have that extra sense of insight into your own patterns. Still, you recently feel the light inside has gone dull and you find yourself struggling to enjoy your daily life.

If you're reading this..

…You may have been sitting up at night twisting and turning seeking some relief.

..You're finding yourself venting to anyone has the time to listen to you, yet you're left with the same feelings on the inside.

…You experience panic that comes in waves, the worries that spiral and don't give up.

I can understand how hard it is to be in pain and not know where to turn. 

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