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    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 which overwhelms us?
    Stress and trauma can be r […]

    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 which overwhelms us? Stress and trauma can be related: Trauma...

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  • If you haven’t heard of “dismissive attachment” you’re definitely going to want to see this video I made!

    Dismissive Attachment Style and Anxiety- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

  • Trauma often leads people to pretend that everything’s okay even as they worry that something is really wrong.

    Fears about trusting others and getting hurt again can make it hard to seek help and to get an outside perspective on what’s normal and what isn’t. Holding emotions and fears inside all the time can lead to feelings of tension in the b…Read More

  • The holidays are supposed to be a fun & festive time of year, yet there is so much stress as well.

    Please take extra good care of you …

    How about using a towel right out of the dryer in the morning? A simple, warm & cozy treat!

    Go for an evening drive, AND, get yourself a cup of hot chocolate and a cookie too with no guilt. It’s all…Read More

  • Strong women often marry softer men and later have trouble respecting their husbands…here are some thoughts about this:

    High-Achieving Women Married to Passive Men- Goldstein Therapy- Clifton, NJ

  • Here’s a link to a blog post I wrote last night about competitiveness, guilt, and feeling like a fraud:

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

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    At first glance, therapy twice a week may seem excessive, but this is far from the truth. Going to therapy twice a week is a powerful way for high functioning individuals to make significant and lasting change in […]

    Therapy Twice a Week: Why You Should Try It!

    At first glance, therapy twice a week may seem excessive, but this is far from the truth. Going to therapy twice a week is a powerful way for high functioning individuals to make significant and lasting change in the...

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    • Wow, what an amazing and informative article! I especially like the concept of reverie. It really explains and illustrates how deep work can get done.

    • Thank you Chavy…this is truly my passion!!!

    • I couldn’t agree more and love how the article delves into the great positive and beneficial aspects a good client/ therapy relationship can be .

    • Yes, you point out some critical aspects of more frequent sessions. Unfortunately, this critical piece of providing treatment does not get enough attention outside of the psychoanalytic world. I like to refer to 1x week psychotherapy as being like “reading the headlines” whereas 2x-3x a week as being able to “reading the small print.” Thank you for the “small print.”

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