"Forensic psychologist Jillian Peterson, cofounder of The Violence Project, a think tank dedicated to reducing violence, said mass shooters are typically younger men, channeling their pain and anger through acts of violence and aggression. For many mass shooters, Peterson said, their path to violence begins with early childhood trauma. They often … [Read more...]
What drives mass shooters? Grievance, despair, and anger are more likely triggers than mental illness, experts say.
Healing from Violence
Dr. Jillian Peterson appeared on Fox 9 News to discuss how to heal after mass violence. She spoke about mental illness, law enforcement, grief, and the importance of productive conversations. Watch the interview here. Source: Fox 9 News … [Read more...]