Allison Gilbert

Allison Gilbert is Senior Writer for the CPTC. Her pieces cover an array of topics including self-care, bullying, grief, and resilience. Allison is author of numerous books and speaks across the country to corporations, non-profits, and community groups. You can learn more by visiting

Don’t Try To Prevent Anxiety. It’s Good for Teens!

Aug 01, 2022

Learn how anxious thinking can boost your teen’s grades and overall well-being.


Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist on Why Being a Student Reporter Builds Character

Jun 16, 2022

A hidden path to building character: being a reporter.


Why Parents Must Make Teaching Kindness a Priority

May 19, 2022

How parents and teens can nurture empathy and bring more of it into their lives. 


It Takes a Village: Using the Power of Community to Raise Resilient Teens

Apr 04, 2022

Think you need help raising your teen? You’re right! Your community can help.

Category: Q&A Series

Teens and Technology: Research Finds There’s No Such Thing as Addiction

Mar 02, 2022

Learn how to support teens in their use of all things digital.

Category: Q&A Series

Character Fuels Success. And the Best News: It’s Teachable!

Feb 22, 2022

Teens with character thrive. Here's how parents can teach it.


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