Seattle Pacific University professor encourages people talk openly about Texas mass shooting

A professor of clinical psychology is encouraging parents to speak with their children about Tuesday’s shooting.

SEATTLE — Despite parents’ best efforts, protecting children from horrible headlines may be an impossible task. 

Psychologists recommend open conversations about the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school that left at least 19 children dead on Tuesday and, above all else, reassuring children that they are safe.

In the wake of tragedy, it is often our youngest that ask the most difficult questions.

“This is going to be a tough day for a lot of parents and a lot of kids,” said Dr. Amy Mezulis,

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