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

7 Expert Tips for Talking with Teens

May 18, 2023

Get teens to open up through calm, reflective listening.


Appreciate Teen Growth: Be Pro-Development

Apr 04, 2023

Being pro-development means appreciating all stages of adolescent growth.


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.


Supporting Military Families

Jan 04, 2023

Military-affiliated families share a source of abundant strengths and a predictable set of challenges.


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

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