CA Tragedy – Another Murder At The Hands Of A Young Adult Male: Elliot Rodger

May 26, 2014

Another horrifying tragedy at the hands of a young male. Elliot Rodger’s killing rampage in CA has left many families in mourning, students in fear realizing the vulnerability of their lives, and the public wondering; what can we learn from this to provide future prevention? Today’s blog, posts questions for the opportunity to open up […]

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Tamerlan Tsarnaev Widow Katherine – Could She Really Not Have Known?

May 13, 2014

Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are names that are forever connected to the 3 words when placed together are painful, traumatic, and will always be remembered: Boston Marathon Bombing. FOX News Boston requested my expertise as a Psychotherapist/Marriage Therapist to weigh in during their Special Report which aired on the evening news on 5/13/14, as to whether […]

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Boston Marathon Anniversary – Coping & Dealing With Emotions For Kids And Adults

April 7, 2014

Here in Massachusetts, as we approach the 1 year Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing, there are a wide range of feelings that adults and children report experiencing. As a Family Therapist/Psychotherapist, this morning LIVE on FOX News Boston during our ‘Ask Dr. Karen’ segment, I shared 4 tips to help adults and children deal […]

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Arlington Family Found Dead – Murder/Suicide

November 21, 2013

In Arlington Massachusetts, a family was found dead. Current reports include an alleged murder/suicide. Can a messy divorce trigger a man to kill his children and current wife? If you are experiencing suicidal ideations should you get a psychological evaluation and ongoing treatment, or just try to cope with your painful thoughts on your own? […]

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Danvers H.S. Killing Of Colleen Ritzer

October 27, 2013

FOX News Boston’s 5PM team called upon my expertise as a Relationship and Family Psychotherapist to discuss the Danvers H.S. Killing Of Colleen Ritzer. I fielded questions including; does emotional and physical abuse encountered as a young child influence one’s thoughts and behaviors on into adolescence? How does abuse, divorce, alcoholism in one’s family play […]

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Hannah Anderson – Tips For Coping With Trauma – Family Therapist Explains

August 11, 2013

Hannah Anderson and her family have been through a devastating trauma. FOX News Channel’s America’s News HQ called upon this family therapist; Dr. Karen Ruskin to provide tips for coping with trauma. My psychotherapeutic expertise was requested LIVE on air today with anchor Shannon Bream where I shared my insight re the Hannah Anderson saga. […]

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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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What Lies Ahead For The Cleveland Women – Living After Trauma

May 12, 2013

In the news this past week includes a horrific story, unimaginable, of 3 abducted women living in a house of true emotional, physical, and sexual abusive horror in Cleveland. Now that these 3 women, as well as the 6 year old child of one of the women are free of the shackles and abuse, many […]

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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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Cleveland Women – Psychotherapist Dr. Karen Ruskin On Hannity

May 9, 2013

The Cleveland Women – what a house of horrific torture! As a psychotherapist, as a woman, as a mother, as a person – I am horrified. This is a devastating scenario of what these girls, these women experienced. The long terms effects of such trauma will be a journey. Dr. Karen Ruskin to appear on […]

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