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J. Stuart Ablon, PhD., 
Founder & Director of Think:Kids

As seen on TEDx

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J. Stuart Ablon, Ph.D., is the Founder and 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 School Discipline Fix, and Treating Explosive Kids: The Collaborative Problem Solving Approach.


Dr. Ablon received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of California at Berkeley and completed his training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. A dynamic and engaging speaker whose appearances include SXSW, NATCON and a TedX talk watched by hundreds of thousands of viewers, Dr. Ablon was ranked #5 on the list of the world’s top rated keynote speakers in the academic arena. Dr. Ablon trains parents, educators, and clinicians, and helps organizations throughout the world implement the Collaborative Problem Solving approach.

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