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18 09, 2015

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

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

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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
24 08, 2015

Speaking Up in Relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

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

speaking up in relationshipsSpeaking Up in Relationships

One of the challenges for people who don’t speak up for themselves is that everyone seems to like them that way. Whether it’s a co-worker, spouse, child, or friend- […]

Speaking Up in Relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00
13 08, 2015

Managing Boundaries in Relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

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

boundaries in relationshipsNegotiating Boundaries in Relationships

While most people can appreciate the importance of marking at least some individual boundaries within relationships, knowing how and where to “draw the line” is not always quite that simple. As a matter of […]

Managing Boundaries in Relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00
15 07, 2015

The effects of trauma on relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

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

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One of the most difficult challenges in recovering from traumatic experiences, is teaching our “survival brains” to differentiate “real” emergencies or danger cues in the present from “pseudo-traumas”- experiences that look like past traumas but […]

The effects of trauma on relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:53+00:00
28 06, 2015

Disengaging from Manipulators- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2017-12-31T00:05:35+00:00

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Relationship Issues- Disengaging from Manipulators

One of the most challenging things for many of my “reasonable” clients to understand is that not everyone can be reasoned with. Some unhealthy people play by their own sets of rules, and no matter how […]

Disengaging from Manipulators- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-12-31T00:05:35+00:00
13 05, 2015

Containment in Relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2017-09-11T16:40:54+00:00

Couples-Therapy-clifton-new-jersey-mirel-goldsteinContainment in Relationships

While the vicissitudes of ordinary discourse in relationships may be easy for many of us, this is by no means the case for everyone.

What can we make of the times when words are not treated as simply the best tools we’ve come up […]

Containment in Relationships- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:54+00:00
1 05, 2015

The hidden side of “Special”-Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

2017-09-11T16:40:54+00:00

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The Hidden Side of “Special”

For many of us, our first experiences of being “special” to others happens naturally with our parents in our earliest days on this earth. Whether it’s the excitement we sense from them as they welcome us into this world for the […]

The hidden side of “Special”-Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ2017-09-11T16:40:54+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