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Is your therapy working? Counseling in Long Island

Begin therapy with trauma + anxiety expert Esther Goldstein LCSW. Somatic, EMDR and Cognitive Therapies in Five Towns, Long Island.

Wonder if you’re progressing in your therapy goals? How do you know if you’re moving through phases of change?

Read about developmental phases and areas you may be stuck.

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3 Main Trauma Diagnosis - PTS, PTSD & Complex PTSD Explained

Trauma, PTSD and Complex PTSD are words that have been thrown around a lot lately.

Trauma has been a hot topic because in the last 10 years the field of good trauma treatment has undergone a lot of changes. The world of treating trauma has made major gains in best treating trauma and helping individuals recover from traumatic experiences. However, it can be confusing to know which term refers to what, and so I've explained the three main trauma diagnosis below. 

What is trauma? Simply put, trauma most often refers to an emotional or psychological response to an experience that is disturbing or deeply distressing.

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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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