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Join the Tribe- Trauma Training for Therapists!

If you’re a therapist who is interested in deepening your knowledge in trauma treatment, join this webinar! You’re likely skilled in many methods, but you want to clarify your trauma lens and provide even more stellar assessments and effective interventions. Join Esther Goldstein LCSW as she presents at the webinar. Expert in Trauma Treatment in Five Towns, Long Island.

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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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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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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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Learning to Love after Trauma

Survivors of trauma, just like anyone else, deserve to be able to have meaningful love relationships. Yet, just like a traveler needs to plan ahead and pack their "kit for the road", trauma survivors may hit some tricky steps in building relationships and may gain from knowing possible worries, bumps or confusion that may come up along the way. 

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Same Family, Different Parents?

Do you ever feel like your family system isn't typical? Ever have a sense that just don't fit in? Have you had a moment where you noticed the relationship of your sibling with your parent(s) and thought: "They have such  a different connection or dynamic than I ever had or can ever imagine having with them".

Those are thoughts many siblings have about each other. It does not mean that your parents are that different in the ways they are from moment to moment. It would get exhausting if they changed the way they spoke to differ between each child. 

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