J. Stuart Ablon, PhD, Author at MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

Articles by J. Stuart Ablon, PhD

J. Stuart Ablon, Ph.D., is the Director of Think:Kids in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also Associate Professor and the Thomas G. Stemberg Endowed Chair in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ablon is author of the books Changeable: The Surprising Science Behind Helping Anyone Change, Treating Explosive Kids: The Collaborative Problem Solving Approach, and The School Discipline Fix.

Managing Challenging Behavior in Kids During Stressful Times – Shrinking It Down

June 10, 2020

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Managing Challenging Behavior in Kids During Stressful Times – Shrinking It Down

Tune in wherever you get your podcasts. Just search for “Shrinking It Down.” These past months and weeks have put tremendous stress on families across the country, on top of the daily challenges we were already navigating. And under tremendous stress, it can become even harder to regulate our emotions, leaving our kids – and […]

Helping Kids with Challenging Behavior, featuring Stuart Ablon, PhD – Shrinking It Down

November 21, 2018

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Helping Kids with Challenging Behavior, featuring Stuart Ablon, PhD – Shrinking It Down

You can also listen to this episode wherever you get your podcasts – just search for ‘Shrinking It Down’. Rewards. Punishments. Incentives. What parent hasn’t used one or all of these when trying to navigate challenging behavior in their kids? These might be great strategies when the root of the problem is a lack of […]