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26 03, 2015

Free Association in Therapy for Trauma, Depression, Anxiety- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2019-07-25T04:20:35+00:00

Why I have embraced the “free association” technique at long last

“Free association”, a therapy technique (sometimes referred to as “the fundamental rule” in psychoanalysis) in which a person puts himself into a reflective state of mind and notices/talks about whatever seemingly random thoughts, feelings, images, and memories […]

Free Association in Therapy for Trauma, Depression, Anxiety- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2019-07-25T04:20:35+00:00
11 03, 2015

Abandonment: Depression and Other Effects- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2019-07-25T04:21:22+00:00

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Abandonment: Depression and Other Effects

Feelings of abandonment by people we need or love, even people who hurt us sometimes too, can be one of the most difficult experiences in relationships, calling up some of our most primitive survival mechanisms to manage the pain.

But we all experience […]

Abandonment: Depression and Other Effects- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2019-07-25T04:21:22+00:00
6 02, 2015

What do you do with self-doubt and fear of rejection- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2019-07-25T04:18:33+00:00

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Fear of Rejection and Insecurities about Going After One’s Dreams

Feeling like others don’t support your dreams can be painful and frustrating. Trying to get others to see your value and finding people to support you when you’re feeling just slightly unsure of yourself […]

What do you do with self-doubt and fear of rejection- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2019-07-25T04:18:33+00:00
26 01, 2015

The role of Uncertainty in Anxiety Disorders- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2019-07-25T04:23:00+00:00

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Anxiety Disorders and Fear of the Unknown

One of the most difficult aspects of anxiety disorders is the fear of uncertainty, because uncertainty is everywhere. There are so many unknowns, especially in the contemporary world we live in- where so many surprising events constantly bombard us, […]

The role of Uncertainty in Anxiety Disorders- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2019-07-25T04:23:00+00:00
14 12, 2014

Dealing with Narcissists

2019-07-25T05:14:41+00:00

narcissistWhat are Narcissistic Vulnerabilities?

Many of the difficult people we encounter in life can be thought of as having narcissistic vulnerabilities. This means it is very difficult for them to regulate their self-esteem and that they are vulnerable to feeling very ashamed. These people often feel the need […]

Dealing with Narcissists2019-07-25T05:14:41+00:00
14 12, 2014

Communication Problems in Relationships

2019-07-25T05:02:26+00:00

Communication problems, hidden agendas, and passive aggression in relationships

Have you ever had that feeling that you must be going crazy, because something feels so wrong but the people around you are acting as if you’re the problem?

Well, you are not alone! Hidden agendas are extremely common in […]

Communication Problems in Relationships2019-07-25T05:02:26+00:00
13 12, 2014

Perfectionism and Projection in Psychoanalytic Therapy

2019-07-25T04:49:36+00:00

psychoanalysis clifton njInsights from Psychoanalytic Therapy: Could you be projecting in your relationships?

We all have defenses, which are ways that we protect ourselves from feelings, experiences, or memories that are painful or hard to cope with. One common defense is “projection” or “projective identification”, in which we […]

Perfectionism and Projection in Psychoanalytic Therapy2019-07-25T04:49:36+00:00