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Dr. Karen Ruskin
Dr. Karen Ruskin
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
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Dr. Karen Ruskin

Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Let's Connect (781) 241-7837
YOU deserve the best! Couple crisis (infidelity, intimacy, sexual, traditional, non-traditional, LS, conflict, communication, trust, deciding-stay or go, parenting, infertility)? As an expert in relational health, I offer a safe space to provide you with the solution-focused help you deserve. Marriage saving? Dating? Divorced? Be your best self? Men's or Women's issues? Young adult? Youth? Stress related body ailments? Anxiety? Trauma? Grief/Loss? Stuck? Hi, I'm Dr. Karen & I get it! I'm a nationally renowned leader in mental and relational wellness providing individual, couple & family counseling for ANY challenge & TV contributor.
As a Psychotherapist, LMFT, life/relationship/family/job coach, consultant, I'm compassionate & multidisciplinary using the best fit therapy style based on the unique needs of each client: CBT, IFS, solutions, mind-body connection, strategies/action steps, meditation, mindfulness, holistic, family systems, insight, narrative, direct, empowerment & more.
In-person or remote. You & your loved ones deserve to have the best, a skilled & caring professional! For 30 years providing real solutions for real life problems-my specialty. THIS is a game changer for you. Call for an appointment, get unstuck. No problem is too big or small. I am here for you. I sincerely want to help. I look forward to working with you.
Take the first step to help. Call or Dr. Karen Ruskin now - (781) 241-7837

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Phoenix, AZ 85028

(781) 241-7837

Scottsdale, AZ 85254

I provide couple, individual & family counseling, coaching and consultation in person in AZ, or online throughout the U.S. via video.
I specialize in Marital and Premarital, Men's Issues and Relationship Issues 
$190 Per Session  
I see individuals, couples and families  
As a highly skilled, experienced, passionate Psychotherapist/LMFT, relationship expert, life & parenting coach, it's a privilege to help.
Dr. Karen Ruskin
Let's Connect (781) 241-7837

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Phoenix, AZ 85028

(781) 241-7837

Scottsdale, AZ 85254

I provide couple, individual & family counseling, coaching and consultation in person in AZ, or online throughout the U.S. via video.
I specialize in Marital and Premarital, Men's Issues and Relationship Issues 
$190 Per Session  
I see individuals, couples and families  
As a highly skilled, experienced, passionate Psychotherapist/LMFT, relationship expert, life & parenting coach, it's a privilege to help.
Dr. Karen Ruskin

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $190
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by Venmo, Zelle
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Dr. Karen accepts private pay clientele only, with no insurance reimbursement.
or call with questions - (781) 241-7837
Dr. Karen Ruskin
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
"
Dr. Karen accepts private pay clientele only, with no insurance reimbursement.
or call with questions - (781) 241-7837
Dr. Karen Ruskin
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Arizona / 15341 Dr. Karen Ruskin
  • Membership with American Association For Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Attended Nova Southeastern University, Graduated 1995
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Solution focused, direct, results driven with 30 years experience counseling and coaching clientele of varied backgrounds (in the public eye, high level athletes/coaches, blue/white collar, and more). Practical techniques provided at the first session tailored for each client's unique needs.
or call with questions - (781) 241-7837
Dr. Karen Ruskin
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
"
Solution focused, direct, results driven with 30 years experience counseling and coaching clientele of varied backgrounds (in the public eye, high level athletes/coaches, blue/white collar, and more). Practical techniques provided at the first session tailored for each client's unique needs.
or call with questions - (781) 241-7837
Dr. Karen Ruskin
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Relationship Issues

Expertise

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bisexual
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Lesbian
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
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Specializing in ALL relationship issues (couples, dating, family, parenting), including the relationship with yourself. Attend as a couple and/or solo - you can expect my highly skilled perspective to increase your knowledge profoundly and do-able steps to take in a positive forward motion that help you feel empowered. Most of my clients report positive results as quickly as the first session.
or call with questions - (781) 241-7837
Dr. Karen Ruskin
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
"
Specializing in ALL relationship issues (couples, dating, family, parenting), including the relationship with yourself. Attend as a couple and/or solo - you can expect my highly skilled perspective to increase your knowledge profoundly and do-able steps to take in a positive forward motion that help you feel empowered. Most of my clients report positive results as quickly as the first session.
or call with questions - (781) 241-7837
Dr. Karen Ruskin
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT

Client Focus

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Blind Allied
Body Positivity
Cancer
Gay Allied
Immuno-disorders
Lesbian Allied
Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Single Mother
Veterans

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Blind Allied
Body Positivity
Cancer
Gay Allied
Immuno-disorders
Lesbian Allied
Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Single Mother
Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dance Movement Therapy
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Energy Psychology
  • Existential
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Imago
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
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I tailor-make which treatment types I use based upon my analysis as to what would best serve each client I work with (couple, individual, family). With my skill to uncover my clients' needs to achieve their goals, get unstuck, increase understanding of self and others, you will leave your appointments with newfound insight and solution steps towards growth and positive shifts.
or call with questions - (781) 241-7837
Dr. Karen Ruskin
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
"
I tailor-make which treatment types I use based upon my analysis as to what would best serve each client I work with (couple, individual, family). With my skill to uncover my clients' needs to achieve their goals, get unstuck, increase understanding of self and others, you will leave your appointments with newfound insight and solution steps towards growth and positive shifts.
or call with questions - (781) 241-7837
Dr. Karen Ruskin
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT

Groups

Location

Primary Location

Phoenix, AZ 85028

(781) 241-7837

Additional Location

Scottsdale, AZ 85254

(781) 241-7837
"
I provide couple, individual & family counseling, coaching and consultation in person in AZ, or online throughout the U.S. via video.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (781) 241-7837
Dr. Karen Ruskin
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
"
I provide couple, individual & family counseling, coaching and consultation in person in AZ, or online throughout the U.S. via video.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (781) 241-7837
Dr. Karen Ruskin
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2024