Seeking relief for your anxiety in Long Island, NY? Feeling grief from loss, change, life events or emotional pains from the past? Reach out to schedule a session with Esther Goldstein, Anxiety and Trauma expert in Cedarhurst in Long Island, NY. Begin feeling better today!Read More
While living in the Five Towns, Nassau County or anywhere on Long Island comes with all the “new-yawk” stressors and struggles, there are some fun and beautiful aspects of living on the south shore. We have some of the nicest beaches, coffee houses and have more greenery than center of the city life.Read More
Do I have run-of-the mill-anxiety or do I suffer from a generalized anxiety disorder, also called GAD? Here’s a simple self-test with 11 questions to ask yourself.Read More
What is an inner critic, essentially?
It's a voice that is telling you to pause, and stop from whatever it is that you are attempting to do, think, feel or explore. The inner critic often has a worry that you won't be ok; "What if things go terribly horribly wrong?"Read More
I'm frequently asked how I define success. Anyone who has met me knows that I'm all about movement and progress but not at the price of your sanity. I lean into the definition in a gentle yet curious fashion. Your success is a completely different reality and has such different flavor than the person right in front, behind or beside you on the train of life.Read More
Are you in the Five Towns, Nassau County or Long Island and looking for a therapist who can help you?
I understand how hard it is to venture out and seek someone who you will open up to, and allow them in to help you with your innermost worries, hopes, fears and wishes. At the same time, I commend you for beginning this search as it takes one step to begin making the change you seek; and research proves that good therapy helps people committed to change.
In my many years as a therapist, and even before then, many individuals had shared with me that they'd been"therapy shopping" for a while and were feeling frustrated. They had either started and felt confused or misunderstood the process, or began seeing someone and weren't sure how to know if it was a right fit and if they were progressing as they had hoped.
I've delineated some basic pointers on how to be good consumer of psychotherapy.Read More