Ken Ginsburg

Ken Ginsburg, MD, MSEd, is Founding Director of CPTC and Professor of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He travels the world speaking to parent, professional, and youth audiences and is the author of 5 award-winning parenting books including a multimedia professional toolkit on “Reaching Teens.” CPTC follows his strength-based philosophy and resilience-building model. For more on Dr. Ginsburg visit

How to Steer Teens Away from Negative Behaviors

Jan 19, 2023

Steer their teens away from negative behaviors by using the “heart-belly-head-hands” approach.


What Teens Hear When Parents Set Rules

Dec 04, 2022

Set rules teens understand and follow.


Teen Brain Development

Oct 20, 2022

Discover the exciting changes taking place in the teen brain.

Category: The Teen Brain

Parent Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Sep 14, 2022

Don't feel guilty about taking care of yourself -- it's key to successful parenting!


The Check-In Rule Helps Teens Avoid Risk

Sep 04, 2022

Learn how to use the check-in rule to help teens avoid pressure to try alcohol and drugs.


Cognitive Development: Thinking on New Levels

Aug 04, 2022

Learn about the transformation in how teens think.

Category: The Teen Brain

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