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Bruce Mermelstein, LICD Psychologist Provider, ED.D., M.S.

Bruce Mermelstein, LICD Psychologist Provider, ED.D., M.S.

Dr. Bruce Mermelstein is a caring, compassionate, nurturing and highly experienced Licensed Psychologist who provides counseling services to clientele age 4 years old to 84 years old. This seasoned and skilled clinician specializes in marital/couples counseling, individual adults, children of all ages, and families. Dr. M (as some clientele warmly refer to him), is known to tailor-make the counseling experience to fit for each client. When it comes to children, he works with parents when appropriate, depending upon the families’ needs and the presenting problem. Whether working with children, individual counseling for adults, couples therapy, or family counseling, Dr. M’s style is one in which he displays a genuine care in understanding what the client is experiencing, and he works out a comprehensive treatment plan that is practical in an effort to help the clientele that he serves to make meaningful change. Clientele adore that this doc offers concrete assignments in an effort to help them to achieve their specific goals.

Dr. Mermelstein’s Specialties Include:

  • Couples/Marital/Pre-Marital/Relationship issues
  • Children of All Ages (Behavioral and Emotional Challenges)
  • Play Therapy
  • ADHD
  • Social Issues
  • Adolescents
  • Bullying
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Men’s Issues
  • Divorce
  • Adults
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Family Therapy
  • Personality Disorder
  • Addiction (Alcohol, Drugs, Sex, Gambling)
  • Self Esteem
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Psychiatric Issues

Dr. Bruce Mermelstein’s approach is goal oriented. He utilizes approaches such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Family Systems Theory, Problem Solving, Strength Based Treatment and is Solution Driven.

Dr. Bruce has been providing counseling for over 30 years. First as a School Psychologist, and then as a Psychologist and Clinic Director of an outpatient mental health clinic system in which he was ultimately named as the President of Comprehensive Outpatient Services. In that capacity this respected professional oversaw clinical operations providing help to the therapeutic staff in their clinical care with clientele, all the while providing counseling services to clients of all ages, as Dr. M’s greatest passion is helping clientele feel successful and achieve their therapeutic goals. Bruce Mermelstein received his Doctorate Degree in Counseling Psychology and his Masters of Science Degree in School Psychology.

Dr. Mermelstein offers morning, daytime, and evening weekday hours by appointment only at:

Dr. Karen Ruskin & Associates, INC.
36 South Main Street * Suite B (Lower Level)
Sharon, MA 02067