Posts in counseling for trauma
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 Silent Signs of Emotional Neglect + 1 Tip to Start Healing

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 the 10 silent signs of emotional abandonment + 1 Tip to begin your healing today.

Anxiety and Trauma therapy in Five Towns, Nassau County and 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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Do I have attachment related anxiety? 10 Questions to ask yourself

Last blog discussed attachment and anxiety that you have that may be related to an attachment injury or attachment trauma. For more clarity, ask yourself the following questions to see if you may have attachment related anxiety:

Attachment related anxiety? 10 Questions:

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What is Trauma? Trauma Therapy Explained

As human beings, none of us can avoid the difficulties and sometimes traumatic experiences of life. However, we are all impacted differently and if you've been impacted by traumatic stress, I encourage you to  prioritize your healing so you can get back to a healthy equilibrium. Trauma and stress can be tough, but they don't need to leave a lasting impact.

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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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