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Suicide – Why? And Aaron Hernandez

April 23, 2017

The suicide of Aaron Hernandez has led to a discussion for many about the very topic of suicide. A serious topic. As a Psychotherapist, I have found through the years that the most common question asked when someone commits suicide (whether it is a celebrity, a family member, a friend…) is: why? Thus, this brief […]

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Happy Homeowners Of America

July 27, 2016

As HomeAdvisor’s Happiness Advisor, I have an exciting opportunity as a Psychotherapist who specializes in relationships to talk about and analyze HomeAdvisor’s Homeowner Happiness Survey. It is my opinion that our home affects our relationship with our self, our family, friends/neighbors, just as our relationship with our own health and wellness, and our relationship with […]

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Batman Vs Superman – 7 Reasons Why It Rocked

March 27, 2016

Batman vs Superman The Movie – 7 Reasons Why It Rocked – Through the lens of a 45 year old female who has been a fan of the Superhero genre since a young child growing up watching Superhero movies with her father. Additionally the lens of this blog is coming from a woman who has […]

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Sell By Date – The Power Of The Mind and Gender Differences

December 11, 2015

Does the “sell by date” on food effect your decision to eat the item or not to eat it? Are you someone who obeys the “sell by date” and thus you toss food in the trash per the date on the item? Or, do you smell the food to make your determination whether to eat […]

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Justina Pelletier Returns Home – Mental Health Perspective

June 18, 2014

Justina Pelletier returns home – the featured big story on FOX News LIVE at 5 this evening. If you missed Anchor Mark Ockerbloom’s Q&A with me, I invite you to check out my interview where I weigh in from the mental health perspective. Available on demand – Justina Pelletier Returns Home . . . Now What? (My interview […]

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Sympathizers Of The Boston Marathon Bombers – Dr Karen Ruskin Psychoanalyzes

May 14, 2013

Can you believe it? There are sympathizers of the Boston marathon bombers! Many people are outraged, hurt, and rightfully so. Many cannot understand what is going on in the mind of those who sympathize with those who have committed such a horrific crime. FOX 25 News Boston’s anchor Mike Beaudet interviewed Dr. Karen Ruskin to […]

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Ariel Castro And Sexual Predators – Psychoanalyzed

May 12, 2013

Can sexual predators like Ariel Castro be helped with treatment? Can such a sexual abuser change their ways? What are the psychological traits of a sexual predator? Here it is folks! The answers to the questions you want to know. As a human behavior expert and Psychotherapist I am going to lay it out there […]

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Princeton Mom Says Snag Ivy League Husband- Marriage Therapist Dr. Karen Ruskin On America’s Newsroom Explains

April 1, 2013

Princeton alum says to snag an Ivy League husband while still a student stating the importance of finding and marrying your intellectual equal. Dr. Karen Ruskin, Marriage and Family Therapist and well known relationship expert appears on FOX News Channel’s America’s Newsroom this morning to share her insights. Click the play button below to hear […]

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Why Now Lance Armstrong? 5 Common Motivations Behind Why We Reveal Secrets

January 16, 2013

The Boston Globe’s Health Section’s Daily Dose regular go-to Psychotherapist source Dr. Karen Ruskin shares her theory on the 5 most common motivations behind why we reveal secrets. Why now Lance Armstrong? This question is being thrown around the news media due to the following report. Lance disclosed during a pre-taped interview on Oprah that […]

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Understanding The Connecticut School Shooting

December 16, 2012

It is normal for humans to try to make sense of, to try to understand the Connecticut School Shooting. When tragedy strikes, we as people find ourselves trying to make sense of the senseless. We question humanity, some question God, some question why do bad things happen to the innocent, some question the mental health […]

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