Dr. Karen Ruskin

Dr. Karen IS The Relationship Expert.

Past clients and current clients often refer to Dr. Karen as: The Marriage Saver and The Parenting Strategist.

Whether Dr. Karen is meeting with clients in her private practice office, educating those that attend her acclaimed marital and parenting workshops, or providing consultation to other therapists, she provides insight and cutting edge do-able solutions that people want and need for any and all relationship based, human behavior, and mental health/wellness issues.

Approach: Dr. Karen is direct. She tells you like it is with compassion, passion, and professionalism. She is solution-focused and offers concrete do-able strategies for marital, personal, and family enhancement and problem resolution that can begin today with observable results as reported time and time again.

Dr. Karen provides ‘real’ and ‘do-able’ strategies for ‘real’ people.

Private Practice: Dr. Karen is the founder and president of: Dr. Karen Ruskin & Associates, Inc., Sharon, Massachusetts. She only selects associates she is confident are in sync with her therapeutic philosophies and can truly help clients to help themselves get to a better place. Dr. Karen and her professional team of therapists each provide couple, individual, and family counseling. In addition, each therapist has a particular expertise and specialties utilizing their own therapeutic style offering our clients concrete help for all of their individual and/or family’s health care needs on their journey to live a life of mental wellness. This practice specializes in relationship issues including but not limited to: the marital relationship, the parent-child relationship, social relationships, family/extended family relationships, business relationships, the child-school relationship, and the relationship we have with our individual self with regards to our mental health and our personal and professional life journey.

The philosophy and mission of Dr. Karen Ruskin & Associates, Inc., is to provide quality care and help our clients to help themselves get to a better place’.

Do you think you have what is takes to be a part of The Dr. Karen Team? Dr Karen only accepts an elite group of practitioners. If you are a licensed therapist in the state of Massachusetts and feel your philosophies and methodologies are a great fit for this professional, caring, upscale private mental health practice, Dr. Karen is interested in receiving your inquiry. You must include your cover letter and resume and submit via email: drkarenruskin@msn.com.

Credentials: Dr. Karen holds her Doctorate in Psychology, her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy, and her Bachelor’s in Psychology. Dr. Karen is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, she is a Psychotherapist.

Media: Dr. Karen is a regular guest expert and go-to psychotherapist for FOX 25 News Boston since 2007. Summer of 2012 a new segment called ‘Ask Dr. Karen’ was created where viewers submit their relationship questions and Dr. Karen answers them LIVE on air on FOX Boston. Appeared as a guest mental health expert on Fox News Channel’s; The O’Reilly Factor, FOX & Friends, Hannity, and America Live With Megyn Kelly since 2011 and has also been on various other television shows including;  Sun News Network ‘The Source’  as well as The Bill Cunningham Show. FOX News Channel’s new program: FOX & Friends First, Dr. Karen has appeared on several times since 2012, also appeared on FOX Business Network’s Neil Cavuto’s Show and more . . . Dr. Karen is the producer and host of: The Dr. Karen Show, Cable TV talk show, Sharon, MA since 2005, where she provides relationship, marriage, parenting and overall life enhancing advice and also hosts interviews and panel discussions. In addition, she is the go-to relationship and human behavior guest expert for 96.9 Boston Talks:  The Doug Meehan Show since 2011 and The Joe Ligotti Show, formally known as The Joe & Huggy Show, and has been a guest on several Radio programs with national coverage including FOX News Radio, Sirius Satellite Radio, Wellness For The Real World with host Dr. Veronica Anderson, It’s Your Health Radio, CKNW, WWL, and more . . .

Print: Dr. Karen authored and published the cutting edge parenting book: The 9 Key Techniques For Raising Respectful Children Who Make Responsible Choices and her newest release; the must read marriage book: Dr. Karen’s Marriage Manual. As of February 2010 Dr. Karen became a columnist for Pediatrics for Parents, a pediatric journal. Her column is: “Dr. Karen Explains”. She is often interviewed for and quoted in various magazines and newspapers including; FOX Business, Men’s Health, USA Today, Care.com, TIME, abcnews.com, The Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Parents Magazine, Baby Talk, Woman’s Day, and more . . .

Speaker: Dr. Karen has spoken nationally providing marital and parenting seminars and workshops. She has spoken in a variety of contexts including for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, churches, synagogues, teachers and staff at the pre-school, elementary, middle, and high school level. Dr. Karen has provided workshops for other health care professionals some of which include: Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Social Workers. Dr. Karen has spoken numerous times at UMASS Boston since 2006. Dr. Karen is a sought after speaker and personally evaluates all inquiries.

Blog: Dr. Karen created a blog where she posts informative and intriguing tips, articles, and opinions about timely news stories, hot topics, marriage, parenting, relationships, and additional subjects of wide interest. Readers comments are welcome. Visit Dr. Karen’s Blog


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