Duggar Scandal – Child Sexual Molestation

May 31, 2015

Many of the media outlets are discussing the Josh Duggar sexual molestation scandal. For those of you who are unfamiliar with his name, he is the oldest son of the TV show: ’19 Kids and Counting’. What this family must have gone through and are now going through one can only imagine. Tabloids are what […]

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UCSB Murder – Misogyny or Mental Illness?

May 29, 2014

There’s debate as to whether Elliot Rodger’s violent murder spree was due to misogyny or mental illness. As a Psychotherapist for 20+ years I will boldly state in an effort to set the record straight that this is a clear cut case of mental illness. Misogyny is defined as the hatred or contempt of women. […]

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UCSB Murder Tragedy Prevented? Warning Signs: Hannity w Dr. Karen Ruskin

May 28, 2014

The UCSB murder tragedy – painfully, this horrific reality is not the first nor will it be the last of it’s kind. The theme? Young adult men who are mentally ill. Elliot Rodger, the young adult male who is being discussed on media outlets this week for he is the person who went on a killing […]

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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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