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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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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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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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Do you know what kind of trauma you have?

Seeking relief from your anxiety and trauma symptoms? Schedule your first appointment with Trauma + Anxiety expert Esther Goldstein LCSW. Using Somatic methods, EMDR, Parts Work and Expressive Arts she helps clients heal past wounds and experience lasting relief.

Cedarhurst office in Long Island

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Self-Test to GAD (generalized anxiety disorder)

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.

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3 Main Trauma Diagnosis - PTS, PTSD & Complex PTSD Explained

Trauma, PTSD and Complex PTSD are words that have been thrown around a lot lately.

Trauma has been a hot topic because in the last 10 years the field of good trauma treatment has undergone a lot of changes. The world of treating trauma has made major gains in best treating trauma and helping individuals recover from traumatic experiences. However, it can be confusing to know which term refers to what, and so I've explained the three main trauma diagnosis below. 

What is trauma? Simply put, trauma most often refers to an emotional or psychological response to an experience that is disturbing or deeply distressing.

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