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Feeling Stuck? 4 Internal Conflicts + Tips to Resolve Them

Showing up for to life, goals, and maybe even in therapy, but keep hitting the same brick wall? You may have an inner conflict that is beneath all of that. Want to understand common conflicts and tips to resolving them so you can live a more wholesome life? Read on for more!

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Emerging Trauma Memories? + 4 Coping Tips!

Are you recently struggling with images, flashbacks or memories from the past? Are you left feeling perplexed since you’ve already done the “work” on your own or in therapy? There is something called re-emergent memories, and they often come up later on in life when you’re more grounded and can do deeper level work.

Read more plus 4 Coping Tips to help you as you navigate this phase of memories coming forward.

If you’re looking for one-on-one support reach out to Esther Goldstein LCSW at Integrative Psychotherapy for anxiety and trauma treatment in Cedarhurst, 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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Boundaries and Anxiety + 5 Step to Healing in Long Island, NY.

Did you know that setting clear boundaries can help reduce your anxiety? Read this blog where I explain what boundaries are, the different kind of boundaries and how to set them better so you can have more love and joy in your life. Boundaries aren’t only about saying no, they’re also about saying yes.

Looking for individualized help from a skilled therapy in Five Towns, Nassau County in Long Island, NY? Esther Goldstein LCSW is an anxiety, trauma and boundaries specialist who has helped many people untangle from codependence and live healthier lives. Reach out for your first session in her Cedarhurst office today.

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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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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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