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16 03, 2020

The Line Between Stress and Trauma

2020-03-16T16:56:39+00:00

The line between stress and trauma

It’s no secret that many of us are waking up each day to a very stressful reality. Yet where is the line between stress (from which we can recover) and trauma that overwhelms us?

 

 

Trauma can occur when stress becomes prolonged, when we […]

The Line Between Stress and Trauma2020-03-16T16:56:39+00:00
11 03, 2020

Are you getting enough help?

2020-03-13T15:09:46+00:00

Are you getting enough help?

One of my favorite things to teach people is to delegate.

This is important if you have a business, and it’s also important for your personal life…whether it’s getting help with walking your dog, organizing your house, running errands, or taking care of your children at […]

Are you getting enough help?2020-03-13T15:09:46+00:00
26 12, 2019

Conflicts about Rivalry and Competitiveness- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2019-12-26T05:15:45+00:00

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Conflicts and anxieties about rivalry and competitiveness

Are you a perfectionist? Competitive? Afraid of what people would think if they saw or knew the “real” you?

You may be more anxious and/or conflicted than you know!

Symptoms of anxiety such as

  • perfectionism,
  • self-consciousness,
  • fear of social situations,
  • panic attacks,
  • or […]
Conflicts about Rivalry and Competitiveness- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2019-12-26T05:15:45+00:00
24 12, 2019

Avoiding Emotional Contagion During the Holidays- Goldstein Therapy-Clifton, NJ

2019-12-24T05:02:33+00:00

 

Do emotions tend to get out of control in your family?

Do people in your home trigger or escalate each other just when they both need the most support?

Does a family member yell at you when you’re hurt or scared?

You might need to learn how to break cycles […]

Avoiding Emotional Contagion During the Holidays- Goldstein Therapy-Clifton, NJ2019-12-24T05:02:33+00:00
30 12, 2018

Getting Past Anxiety- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2019-07-28T15:11:38+00:00

anxiety treatmentGetting Past Anxiety: A Formula that Works

Do you worry all the time? Are you a ball of stress? Do you struggle with perfectionism, panic, or simply overthinking things?

Anxiety is no fun, but lots of people wait until things get really bad to get help.

If you struggle with […]

Getting Past Anxiety- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2019-07-28T15:11:38+00:00
15 11, 2016

Why Talking Matters- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton,NJ

2017-09-11T16:40:52+00:00

keeping passion aliveTo speak or not to speak?

Many people wonder why it’s a good thing to talk about problems, feelings, memories, and more, instead of just pushing them away and forgetting about them. This is especially true when the act of talking seems to […]

Why Talking Matters- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton,NJ2017-09-11T16:40:52+00:00
28 07, 2016

Contamination Fears in Relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2017-09-11T16:40:52+00:00

therapy for traumaContamination Fears in Relationships and Toxic Shame

While most of us associate fears of contaminating others with physical illnesses like the chicken pox or the Zika virus, many people harbor similar kinds of fears about being emotionally damaged or infected in ways that […]

Contamination Fears in Relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:52+00:00
24 06, 2016

Frontier States and the Creative Process- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00

creative process Frontier States and the Creative Process

Words like “borderline” and “schizoid” have at times gotten bad rap for their associations to things like instability, identity confusion, fear of commitment, and giving mixed messages to or avoiding those we love. Yet in-between modes such as these […]

Frontier States and the Creative Process- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00
19 01, 2016

The “Too Good” Parent- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00

parentingCan there be too much of a “good thing” when it comes to parenting?

Although most people come to therapy either because they feel some sort of distress or else are at a loss about how to manage a specific life situation or set of feelings, […]

The “Too Good” Parent- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00
1 12, 2015

Disappointment Anxiety- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00

disappointmentDisappointment Anxiety

Most of us recognize the sense of let down that comes with longing for something we cannot have, or hoping for something that doesn’t pan out. Relationship hopes that don’t work out, career dreams that get derailed by unexpected circumstances, and even simple disappointments like […]

Disappointment Anxiety- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00