J. Stuart Ablon, Ph.D., is Director of Think:Kids in the Department of Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) where he specializes in the treatment of explosive, inflexible, easily frustrated children and adolescents and their families. Dr. Ablon is also Director of the Psychotherapy Research Program at MGH and Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Previously, Dr. Ablon was Co-Founder and Co-Director the Center for Collaborative Problem Solving.
Dr. Ablon is co-author of the acclaimed bestselling book, Treating Explosive Kids: The Collaborative Problem-Solving Approach. He is also featured in the DVD / video, Parenting the Explosive Child: The Collaborative Problem-Solving Approach. Dr. Ablon has authored numerous other articles, chapters and scientific papers on behavioral assessment and psychosocial interventions for children with disruptive behavior disorders. His research has been funded by, amongst others, the National Institute of Health, the American Psychological Association, the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Institute, and the Endowment for the Advancement of Psychotherapy.
Dr. Ablon received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of California at Berkeley and completed his predoctoral and postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.