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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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6 Types of Anxiety Disorders

Did you know that anxiety can be expressed in many different kind of ways? Anxiety has many different forms of expression and based on the symptoms, has its own name.

I’ve written below about 6 common anxiety disorders. Continue reading for more info and a quick and easy anxiety relief tip!

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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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