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Anxiety and Parenting & 6 Tips for Today

Struggling with parenting in a calm fashion? Need support + tips to help you access calm? Schedule your session with Esther Goldstein LCSW, Anxiety, Parenting and Trauma Expert. You can parent your family from a calmer place.
Learn more by clicking on 6 tips for today and booking your first counseling session in Long Island, NY

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10 Steps for Abandonment Healing

As an adult, do you notice you get easily triggered, frustrated, and feel insecure? It may be due to emotional neglect and abandonment wounds.

Read on to try these 10 steps to healing your abandonment wounds + start living life as it’s meant to be lived.

Anxiety, Trauma and Abandonment Therapy in Five Towns, Nassau and 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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Is it anxiety or stress?

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health conditions in the United States. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the United states, age 18 and older. The good news is that anxiety disorders are highly treatable, but get this, only 36.9% of those suffering are receiving mental heath treatment. 

Now, how do you know if you're one of those people who are experiencing the common anxiety, or if it's simply day to day stress?

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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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7 Signs That You're Ready For Psychotherapy

You may be someone who has a knack for solving your own problems, is the go-to person for advice and have that extra sense of insight into your own patterns. Still, you recently feel the light inside has gone dull and you find yourself struggling to enjoy your daily life.

If you're reading this..

…You may have been sitting up at night twisting and turning seeking some relief.

..You're finding yourself venting to anyone has the time to listen to you, yet you're left with the same feelings on the inside.

…You experience panic that comes in waves, the worries that spiral and don't give up.

I can understand how hard it is to be in pain and not know where to turn. 

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