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Integrative Psychotherapy & Trauma Recovery
Esther Goldstein LCSW
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This Blog Discusses Topics On Trauma, Attachment, Relationships, Grief, Healing, Hope And Connection. My Blogs Are Inspired By My Years Of Practicing Psychotherapy And My Ongoing Passion For Learning And Researching About The Human Mind And Its Profound Healing Capacities.
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Anxiety & Grief, Are they Connected? + How to Resolve the Pressure
Author: Esther Goldstein LCSW
November 19th, 2018
It’s mind-boggling. That’s what it is. Jackie settled down just minutes earlier. In her last year of residency, she’s often on the go. She throws her sweatshirt over her shoulders, stuffing her folded lab coat into her over-filled back pack. That was a long day, gosh. And although I’m tired, my mind is racing. But get this, there’s absolutely no reason for my mind to race. I actually flipped through the psychiat …
Tags: five-towns-anxiety-trauma-therapy
Parenting and Anxiety + 6 Tips for Today
Author: Esther Goldstein LCSW
November 12th, 2018
  Are you passing your anxiety on to your kids? We all want to pass the “good genes” on to our kids; patience, brains, wit, intelligence, social skills and passion for life. What if you struggle with anxiety and don’t want to pass it on? You can reduce your child's susceptibility to anxiety! By you working on your anxiety + practicing skills, you’ll reduce your family’s susceptibility to anxiety. Want to mak …
Tags: five-towns-parenting-anxiety-trauma-therapy
10 Silent Signs of Emotional Neglect + 1 Tip to Start Healing
Author: Esther Goldstein LCSW
October 22nd, 2018
“I’m just messed up. I know it in every single bone in my body. I don’t have any trauma and I wasn’t molested when I was younger. It’s called “messed up”, they should just add it to the DSM so I can finally have a clinical term to make myself feel better.” Alexandra has a vivacious energy, is wearing funky purple earrings and the coolest boots in NYC. She is engaging and easy to connect with, an …
Tags: Abandonment, emotional neglect, five towns, trauma therapy
Anxiety and Relationships, What's the Connection?
Author: Esther Goldstein LCSW
October 16th, 2018
“All you need is love” “Relationships are the spaces where you feel loved, supported and understood” “Love yourself and you will be loved by others” Do these sentences make you squint and want to look the other way? It is common knowledge that we are all wired for connection. Love does truly make the world go round, but what does that mean when you’re not feeling the “love” or when connect …
Tags: five-towns-anxiety-trauma-therapy
Anxiety In Your Body + 6 Signs of Psychosomatic Pain
Author: Esther Goldstein LCSW
October 10th, 2018
Have you ever felt physically ill due to stress or anxiety? Psychosomatic pain is when your emotional and mental stress begin making you physically sick. “Psychosomatic” explains the relation between mind and body. The term is a combination of Greek words psyche "mind" + somatic, from soma, which means "body".   When meeting with a new client, I listen to their story by what they …
Tags: five-towns-anxiety-trauma-therapy