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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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EMDR Therapy For The Anxious Overachiever + 5 Questions for Clarity

EMDR and Psychotherapy for the Anxious Overachiever

Are you an anxious overachiever? Or an overachiever with levels of anxiety that have been making you feel like you’re spinning in circles? Here are 5 Questions to ask yourself to get clarity on that answer!

Also, I’ve provided some info on what kinds of counseling can help you live a better life. Healthier Work Goals + Less Stress + more Joy and Presence = More meaningful life.

Read on!

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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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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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