Dr. Trainor interviewed by Amy Joyce from the Washington Post

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Dr. Trainor interviewed by Amy Joyce from the Washington Post

Amy Joyce from the Washington post called on Dr. Trainor’s expertise for her article:

After a terrorist attack, how to keep a child’s anxiety at bay.

“I do think that unfortunately, exposure to terrorism has become a fact of life to kids growing up today, and we have to talk about it like other facts of life,” says Kathleen Trainor, a child psychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, instructor at Harvard University, and author of the upcoming book Calming Your Anxious Child: Words to Say and Things to Do. “Be open to questions and create a space to ask questions, but do not force kids to talk about it. But that’s a thin line. You don’t want to impose too much information on them.”

Read the full article here.