Posts tagged mind-body counseling
Are You Emotionally Hungry?

What is this thing we call hunger?  Hunger represents the physiological need to eat food. Feeling satiated is the absence of hunger. Appetite is the desire to eat food. When your belly is empty, the hormone called ghrelin is produced by the stomach triggering a hunger message. Satiety is the feeling of fullness that tells you to stop eating.  Now let's look at emotional  hunger, its sensations and how it plays itself out.

 

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What is Somatic Therapy? A Mind-Body Method

Seeking relief from Anxiety and Trauma? Book your Somatic Therapy Session in Long Island and Five Towns. Esther Goldstein is an Anxiety and Trauma Expert in Cedarhurst NY. Schedule here

In session I use somatic, body-oriented psychotherapies in treating symptoms of anxiety, depression, trauma and relationship issues. Neuroscience has shown that our bodies hold messages and beliefs from the past which are reflected in body language, posture, and facial expression expressing how the body feels and the messages it holds.

Trauma, anxiety, depression or self esteem issues may also expresses itself in physical (somatic) symptoms such as digestive issues, or tension in a specific part of the body such as neck, shoulders, stomach or head. 

How does somatic psychotherapy work?

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