Drug and Alcohol

Vote yes to ban marijuana recreational shops

May 1, 2018

On air today on Sharon Community TV (SCTV) I hosted a panel discussing the importance of voting yes to ban recreational marijuana shops. Each panelist provided through their lens of expertise, factual information to the public as to why voting yes to the ban is absolutely the decision urged. We provided our viewers with the […]

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Two Marijuana Locations Approved in Sharon Unless…

April 18, 2018

  Sharon Town Meeting TUESDAY MAY 8th at 7pm (updated from Monday May 7th) is important to attend if you do not desire to have one of the largest Marijuana (MJ) cultivation/growing facility (large half acre) in MA, specifically located in Sharon, as well as a 2nd location in Sharon for a recreational Marijuana retail […]

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Marijuana Dispensary in Sharon Massachusetts? Say NO!

April 3, 2018

Recreational Marijuana – and place a dispensary in Sharon Massachusetts is currently on the docket for a vote. What? This must be a Sci-Fi movie, certainly not reality. We must be living on some parallel universe where we have lost our marbles, lost our values of what is healthy and what is harmful. Lost our […]

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Just Say No – Teach Children Marijuana Abstinence

December 4, 2016

Various studies report the link between chronic marijuana use and mental illness (e.g., anxiety, depression, schizophrenia). Yet painfully, far too many are ignoring this and rather preach a use in moderation philosophy rather than a just say no lifestyle. As a mental health professional I help parents every day with the fight against what is […]

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Obama’s Marijuana Comment Sparks Debate- Psychotherapist With Neil Cavuto- It’s Dangerous!

January 22, 2014

President Obama’s comments regarding marijuana, as he compared it to smoking cigarettes and stating that it is no more dangerous than alcohol “in terms of its impact on the individual consumer” concerns me as a Psychotherapist, as a parent, as a person. It concerns me when a person who is in such a position of […]

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Couple Indicted For Death Of Infant Daughter – Drug Use Destroys

October 11, 2013

Just say no! Just say no to drugs that is. As a psychotherapist for 20 years I have seen time and time again that drug use destroys the life of the user and those they love ¬†– there is zero doubt about that! A former Marshfield Massachusetts couple has been indicted for the 2011 death […]

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Marijuana & Food Stamps – Creating A Dependent Culture Psychoanalyzed

August 15, 2013

Dependency, reliance, de-motivation, addiction -these 4 words are the result of the culture we are creating. Provided below are two specifics that I am drawing the direct line between decisions being made that are politically hot right now, and the mental health and wellness of our culture in terms of what we are creating. The […]

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Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert – Couples Who Drink Alcohol

July 18, 2013

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are among many couples who are reported as allegedly drink alcohol in excess. They are in the public eye, thus their interactions with one another are spotlighted by others, photographed and written about. I do not know them, what I can tell you is that as a marriage therapist who […]

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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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Marijuana and Teens – Dangerous and Addictive – Parents Beware

April 18, 2012

Far too many are misinformed about the dangers of marijuana and its addictive nature. It is this lack of information that may play a role in the ever growing tolerance of parents, when their teenagers are using marijuana. ¬†Recent Rasmussen report: 47% think marijuana should be legalized, 42% report their desire to keep it illegal, […]

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