NECN Bi-Weekly Mental Health Segment

Dr. Karen appearing on her NECN bi-weekly mental health segment.

Tips for Beating the Winter Blues

January 15, 2019

If you are experiencing a shift in your mood over the past few weeks, you are not alone. January in particular is a common time for experiencing the winter blues. Why? Tips? I invite you to watch my latest segment on NBC Boston’s NECN with anchor Joy Lim Nakrin where I discuss this topic. For […]

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7 Tips For New Year’s Resolution Success

January 3, 2019

Do you have a goal and would like to achieve that goal? Whether it is a goal for the New Year, or any time of year, I shared live-on-air this morning during my bi-weekly mental health segment on NBC Boston’s NECN with anchor Joy Lim Nakrin, the top 3 reasons why New Year’s Resolutions commonly […]

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Holiday Stress

December 19, 2018

The holiday season and feeling stressed goes hand-in-hand for far too many. Why? During my bi-weekly mental health segment on NBC Boston’s NECN with anchor Joy Lim Nakrin, I shared the top 4 holiday stressors, along with concrete coping tips. Additionally, my book ’10 Seconds To Mental Health’ was mentioned on air. In this book […]

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Why The Holiday Season Evokes A Range of Emotions

November 27, 2018

The week immediately following Thanksgiving often presents an uptick in the human emotional response with a wide range of emotions. This is the topic I discussed this morning live-on-air during my bi-weekly mental health segment on NBC Boston’s NECN with anchor Joy Lim Nakrin. Why does the holiday season evoke a range of emotions? Are […]

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Conflict Management for the Family on Thanksgiving

November 13, 2018

Why is it so common to experience family conflict when families get together over the holidays? With thanksgiving coming up, now is the time to consider the why, and to learn some practical tips to manage one’s emotions to ward off stress reaction. During my bi-weekly mental health segment on NBC Boston’s NECN with anchor […]

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Happy Events Trigger Negative Reaction

October 30, 2018

Here in Massachusetts where I am based as a Psychotherapist, there is a joyous Parade to be held tomorrow due to the Red Sox big win. Also tomorrow is Halloween. Both events seem wonderful, positive and fun for the many. Yet there are also many who experience a negative reaction to these seemingly positive external […]

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Kavanaugh Vs. Ford – Why is America Divided?

October 2, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh coverage is dominating headlines. Many sexual assault survivors describe how Christine Ford’s testimony stirred their own emotions about past trauma. Why? On the other end, many feel Kavanaugh and his family are being unfairly targeted. Why are there differing opinions? How do people with such differing views work through this?

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Trauma reaction & coping tips in times of tragedy

September 18, 2018

Trauma reaction personality style and coping tips in times of tragedy was today’s topic during my regular bi-weekly mental health segment on NECN with Joy Lim Nakrin. If you missed this live interview in response to the Merrimack Explosions, you are invited to view it on demand: Trauma & Tragedy – Tips.

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Tips to Help Children Attain Academic Success

September 8, 2018

Nature vs. Nurture, the age old debate and important discussion as to what influences us as humans. When it comes to formal educational attainment and success, it is my strong opinion that this is not an either/or debate. As a psychotherapist working with individuals of all ages, families and couples, it is quite clear to […]

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Helping Kids Adjust to Change

August 21, 2018

As parents, helping one’s children to adjust to the new school year, and transition smoothly when change occurs, all kinds of change, is an important part of parenting. During my bi-weekly segment on NECN this morning, I provided parenting tips to help with the process. If you missed my live segment, here’s the link for […]

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