Yale Parenting Center

Making Families Stronger


Your child is a challenge.  You work to control her behavior but it is getting harder.  Is parenting supposed to be this difficult?

You love your child, but parenting issues have recently caused a great deal of stress in your daily life. You realize that what you’re doing now just isn’t working. You need advice and you are on a mission to nail down the most effective parenting practices.

Your search is over! The Yale Parenting Center is here to help. Under the direction of world-renowned child clinical psychologist Dr. Alan E. Kazdin, the Yale Parenting Center has helped thousands of families learn the best parenting strategies for handling behavioral problems. Unlike other clinics you may have encountered, our parenting services are based on over three decades of rigorous research, not just opinions. For you, that means that the concrete discipline skills we teach to parents have been proven to work.

The Yale Parenting Center is one of the world’s leading care and parenting research institutions. We are committed to only providing the most recent, evidence-based techniques including the Kazdin Method SM to help parents change even the most difficult of behavior problems. We have helped thousands of diverse families change even the most severely aggressive and disobedient children. Drawing from over three decades of scientific evidence, Dr. Kazdin and his staff of certified specialists can help you regain your life and create a loving and peaceful home.

We invite you to browse our website and learn more about our various programs.


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