The Trauma of the JFK Assassination -- Acclaimed Psychologist Dr. Mark Siegert on a Lingering National Trauma for Many

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With the 50-year anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy less than a week away, Dr. Mark Siegert, the acclaimed psychologist who has appeared many times on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, NPR and other news outlets – believes this particular anniversary effects a lot of people of a certain age.

Dr. Mark Siegert, forensic and clinical psychologist who has appeared on Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor, as well as CNN, MSNBC, TODAY Show, NPR and many others.

“For many, the memories of that day are burned deep, reactions were profound and for some, traumatic. Many American’s continue to feel hat day changed forever their sense of safety much like the effects of 9-11 upon another generation.”

With the 50-year anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy less than a week away, Dr. Mark Siegert, the acclaimed forensic and clinical psychologist who has appeared many times on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, NPR and other news outlets to discuss topical mental health issues – believes this particular anniversary effects a lot of people of a certain age.

“JFK was assassinated on November 22, 1963, the exact date of my 11th birthday, and one I will never forget,” Siegert says. “For many, the memories of that day are burned deep, reactions were profound and for some, traumatic. Many American’s continue to feel that day changed forever their sense of safety much like the effects of 9-11 upon another generation.”

An experienced public speaker and co-founder of the Millburn, NJ-based Threat Assessment Experts, a company dedicated to performing threat and risk assessment, Dr. Siegert is available to discuss this issue, as well as the others related to the JFK assassination, including understanding the psychology behind those who harbor elaborate conspiracy theories.

Please consider Dr. Siegert as expert for any news stories segment, reports or panel discussion you may be planning surrounding the tragic events 50 years ago November 22.

About Dr. Mark Siegert:
Dr. Mark Siegert is a forensic and clinical psychologist who has appeared on Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor, as well as CNN, MSNBC, TODAY Show, NPR and many others. A former faculty member at Harvard University, Harvard Medical School and Columbia University, Siegert is the co-founder of Threat Assessment Experts, a company dedicated to performing threat and risk assessment. With over 23 years of experience in forensic psychology and over 29 years of clinical psychology, his expertise includes assessing the risk of violence when a direct or indirect threat is perceived. His experience enables him to help organizations through the most demanding crises while helping individuals leave a tense situation without initiating threatened violence. For more information, go to http://threatassessmentexperts.com.

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