Self Help

Holiday Family Stress

November 30, 2013

Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, . . . name your holiday and if you state you experience holiday family stress, you are not alone. I provided my behavioral analysis, insights and tips LIVE on air on WWL-AM/FM Radio The Tommy Tucker Show. Although the dialogue was in reference to Thanksgiving, as the interview was the day before […]

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Coping With The Marathon Bombing – Tips For Adults And Children

April 16, 2013

The Boston Marathon bombing has affected many; young and old, emotionally and physically. How to cope effectively when such a horrific tragedy has occurred is the topic on the minds of many. As a psychotherapist the most commonly asked questions that are sent my way includes; What are your tips to help adults cope with such a […]

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Boston Marathon Tragedy – Andrea Tantaros With Psychotherapist Dr. Karen Ruskin

April 15, 2013

Andrea Tantaros, host of the radio show: The Andrea Tantaros Show will be interviewing Psychotherapist Dr. Karen Ruskin. This will include a psychotherapeutic discussion in reaction to the Boston Marathon tragedy that took place today; Monday April 15th. Tune in for the LIVE interview: Tuesday April 16th at 11:30 AM ET. Also available for on […]

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Family Holiday Stress – Tips For Handling Family Gatherings

November 22, 2012

If you experience stress when getting together with your family or your spouse’s family over the holidays, you are not alone. This does not mean you must suffer at a level ’10’ on a ‘0-10’ scale! Provided below are 6 tips for handling family gatherings from this family/relationship expert to you. Happy Holidays!

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Junior Seau’s Suicide – Doug Meehan Interviews Dr. Karen

May 3, 2012

Junior Seau’s suicide is a reminder of how vulnerable the human mind can be. Today this psychotherapist and human behavior expert; Dr. Karen Ruskin, was interviewed on The Doug Meehan Show; 96.9 Boston Talks where I discussed this tragedy. Topics such as; why people commit suicide, warning signs, and what to do if you or […]

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Voice of America – Relationship Advice

February 12, 2012

Voice of America (VOA) has a new relationship advice blog offering written and sound (via radio) answers for varied relationship questions around the globe.  They called upon this relationship expert to answer questions posed by men from several different countries to provide each of them with advice to help them with their particular challenge.

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Nagging-The Marriage Killer? 96.9 Boston Talks The Doug Meehan Show

January 31, 2012

Sunday, 1/29/12 I was the guest expert on FOX & Friends discussing the Wall Street Journal article reporting; nagging is the #1 marriage killer. Today, Monday 1/30/12 on 96.9 Boston Talks- The Doug Meehan Show called upon their go-to expert, your very own Dr. Karen Ruskin, to join in on their live discussion for my insights […]

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Patriot’s Win- Divine Intervention? Paterno’s Death- Broken Heart?

January 24, 2012

As The Doug Meehan Show’s go-to mental health expert when they wish to understand the human psyche, who do they call but your very own, Dr. Karen Ruskin. During a live interview today Doug and I explored two interesting topics: 1) The Patriots win and the theory of divine intervention, and 2) Joe Paterno’s death, […]

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Tips For Sticking To New Year’s Resolution- FOX 25 and 96.9

January 3, 2012

Human behavior expert and psychotherapist Dr. Karen Ruskin who provides ‘real solutions for real life problems’ shared her 5 concrete and doable tips for sticking to your New Year’s Resolutions on FOX 25 News Boston and 96.9 Boston Talks; The Doug Meehan Show.

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PENN State Scandal – A Mental Health View Point

November 14, 2011

The PENN State scandal sad to say is not the first, nor the last that we will hear of sexual abuse. Sexual abuse happens far too often. We here at Dr. Karen Ruskin & Associates are not alone counseling those struggling with the trauma of sexual abuse. There are many therapists who have clients who attend […]

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