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3 04, 2020

Tips for Living with Someone Abusive during the Coronovirus

2020-04-03T16:35:44+00:00

Here’s a 10 minute audio clip I created with some tips for those of you living with someone abusive during the coronovirus…being home all day in a hostile environment can be quite stressful so I wanted to offer some ideas and encouragement.

Tips […]

Tips for Living with Someone Abusive during the Coronovirus2020-04-03T16:35:44+00:00
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
26 08, 2019

Healing from Therapy Trauma- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2019-08-26T05:02:44+00:00

trauma from therapyHealing from therapy trauma:

Most therapists are good people who are competent, kind, ethical, and qualified when it comes to helping people with mental health or relationship struggles. Licensing and ethics boards also exist to help protect clients from being harmed by therapy.

But therapists are […]

Healing from Therapy Trauma- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2019-08-26T05:02:44+00:00
8 05, 2018

Emotions in Personality Disorders- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2019-06-11T19:24:25+00:00

You’ve come to this page which means you’re likely dealing with someone in your life who really PUSHES YOUR BUTTONS, makes you feel HELPLESS, or draws you into constant BATTLES you don’t want to be having.

You’ve probably already tried everything you could think of to make things […]

Emotions in Personality Disorders- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2019-06-11T19:24:25+00:00
30 10, 2017

Your Unconscious May be Trying to Tell You Something- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2017-12-31T00:04:33+00:00

psychoanalysis clifton njFeeling Stuck? Your Unconscious May be Trying to Tell You Something

Lacan suggested that the “unconscious is structured like a language”.

And for those of you who feel STUCK, it’s a language you may want to learn.

STUCK may mean that you can’t move forward with something in […]

Your Unconscious May be Trying to Tell You Something- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-12-31T00:04:33+00:00
23 01, 2017

When You’re Tired of the Pain- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

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

therapy for traumaWhen You’re Tired of the Pain

If you’ve ever looked at the people around you and wondered, Why does everybody seem to have it so easy when I have it so hard, no matter how hard I try, then you might know what […]

When You’re Tired of the Pain- 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
12 07, 2016

Intimate Partner Abuse: Some Inner Dynamics

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

disappointmentWho is this person who abuses his/her partner?

(For the sake of simplicity, I at times have used the male pronoun to refer to the abuser, and the female pronoun to refer to the victim. In reality, the roles of victim and perpetrator are not […]

Intimate Partner Abuse: Some Inner Dynamics2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00
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