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Anxiety & Emotional Flashbacks, What's the Connection?

Is there a connection between Anxiety and Emotional Flashbacks?

Yes, there is. When you experience emotional flashbacks, you will have higher levels of anxiety and feel on-edge more often. Want to understand what emotional flashbacks are, and what you can do to begin experiencing relief? Read below.

Book your first counseling session with anxiety, trauma and relationship specialist Esther Goldstein, LCSW in her Cedarhurst office in Five Towns of Long Island, NY.

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Anxiety and Faith/Spirituality, What's the Connection? + 6 Tips

Is there a connection between your anxiety or negative self talk and your spiritual practice? There actually is! Did you know that anxiety, depression or low self esteem can hinder not just your emotional, but also your spiritual growth?

I am referring to any form of practice that cultivates a sense of direction, meaning and provides a sense of faith. If you’re looking to enrich your life experience and want to resolve the blockages, read on!

Counseling for anxiety, trauma and stress in Cedarhurst, Five Towns New York. Book your session with Esther Goldstein LCSW anxiety and trauma expert in Nassau County in Long Island, NY.

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6 Tips to Guide your Grief & Anxiety Healing

If you’ve experienced loss, divorce, death or emotional hurts that are leaving you grieving? Read on for tips on how to move through the grieving process and reduce anxiety. Book a session with expert anxiety and trauma expert Esther Goldstein LCSW in her Cedarhurst office today so you can begin feeling better.

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Anxiety and Your Relationships, What's the Connection?

What does your anxiety have to do with your relationships?

The way you feel on the inside impacts how you show up to loved ones, friends, your children and your partner. Read more below about the four primary attachment patterns, relationship anxiety and 9 steps you can take to add more ease to your relationships!

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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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