Dr. Kathryn Seifert
Dr. Kathryn Seifert is one of the leading experts in the fields of multi-victim violence, bullying, trauma and mental health related violence in the United States. Dr. Seifert specializes in the assessment and treatment of individuals, who are at risk for violence and those who are emotionally disturbed, behaviorally disordered, victimized, delinquent, and/or are suffering from attachment disorders.
The past ten years has seen a surge in the number of shocking mass murder attacks being committed by seemingly ordinary people. Why did these people like Adam Lanza, Aaron Alexis and Andres Breivik, commit these acts of shocking violence? Everyone has asked themselves this question and Dr. Seifert has dedicated her career to finding the answers to this question. The fact is many of these events could have been predicted and prevented if someone had seen the warning signs and intervened before it was too late.
Dr. Kathryn Seifert, a forensic psychologist, brings her distinctive perspective to research into the minds of violent criminals. Through her 30 years of research into the causes of sexual abuse, drug addiction, murder, terrorism, gangs, domestic abuse, rape and other violent crimes, Dr. Seifert has identified the key childhood, family risk, and skill factors causing young people to grow up to become violent adults. In studio, on stage, or in print, Dr. Seifert brings her unique research on the roots and prevention of violent crime to fore of discussion of today's top issues and breaking news stories.