Posts in psychology and trauma
Mental Health and "Gut" Health + 7 Tips

Ever wonder if what you ingest impacts your mental health? Curious if there’s a correlation between your mind and your body? There is a big one!

As a mind-body focused practitioner- I have shared info about tips to strengthen your gut health which promotes a stronger overall emotional wellbeing.

Needing more support? Reach out today to schedule your one-on-one counseling session at Integrative Psychotherapy in Long Island, Ny.

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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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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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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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An Easy 6-Step Somatic Exercise to Process Triggers

Last blog addressed what triggers are and where they come from. This blog is going to dive a bit deeper into how to support yourself when you are experiencing a trigger or stressful event, and are needing skills for relief.

As we mentioned last week, one of the ways to work with triggers is to ground yourself, and orient to the room around you. This week we are practicing orienting yourself to your body so you can support yourself when triggered. Next, I will give you 6 steps for you to practice for relief. 


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