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16 06, 2016

The Trouble with Trust- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

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

therapy for trauma

(Disclaimer: This story is a fictional piece)

Letting Go: Sarah’s Story

Sarah stared blankly at the empty journal in front of her, her therapist’s words reverberating in her head. “Just put yourself back there, as if you’re 14 again…or even 6. And write to me about […]

The Trouble with Trust- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00
8 06, 2016

Opening up the Communication- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

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

Sometimes we lose track of how much we can improve the communication in our relationships if we learn to really listen; to listen to understand without thinking about how we’re going to defend ourselves, fix a problem, or make the other person’s feelings go away. Listening sounds so simple, but […]

Opening up the Communication- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00
10 05, 2016

Virtual Misunderstandings In Couples Therapy- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

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

disappointment

 

The tension between what we know and what we don’t know about our partners can make it hard to appreciate just how easily misunderstandings can happen.

Technology only adds to the difficulty; we get so much information with the constant texting, emailing, social media sharing etc…that we […]

Virtual Misunderstandings In Couples Therapy- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00
7 03, 2016

Attachment Styles and Relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

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

therapy for trauma

I received many requests to create a follow up video after posting my video on “Dismissive Attachment”. Many people expressed that they wanted to hear more about the other attachment styles as well. I offer some more general thoughts about the different […]

Attachment Styles and Relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00
15 02, 2016

Reading Between the Lines in Couples Therapy- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

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

disappointmentReading Between the Lines in Couples Therapy- When Actions Say What Words Cannot

For the therapist who believes that there’s “more than meets the eye” when it comes to the common complaints that couples come in with, it can be a real challenge to figure […]

Reading Between the Lines in Couples Therapy- 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
8 11, 2015

Coping with Grief- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

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

coping with grief

 

Coping with Grief
There are many types of losses that we all face, some major- like a death or relationship breakup- and some less so- like a missed opportunity or saying no to something we want to do. How we cope with disappointments, not getting […]

Coping with Grief- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00
21 10, 2015

How To Keep Passion Alive in Relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

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

keeping passion aliveHow to Keep Passion Alive in Committed Relationships

Good coupling involves a lively back and forth between safety and risk.

The security of commitment, mutual values, sharing a home, and managing day to day tasks as a team tends to create a […]

How To Keep Passion Alive in Relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00
18 09, 2015

Secrets in Relationships- Good or Bad? Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

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

secrets in relationships

Secrets in Relationships- Good or Bad?

Most of us can remember the delight and hushed tones with which we told (or were told) our very first secrets, and perhaps the pain of exclusion at the secrets we were not told in our earliest friendships as […]

Secrets in Relationships- Good or Bad? Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00