Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

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At Pine Grove, we believe that education and research are integral to effective treatment. Our blog content includes messages from our staff members, discussion of new studies, and advice for those in every stage of recovery.

Taming Your Temper

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Taming Your Temper

Ted Crawford, Clinical Therapist Anger is useful in situations where we need more energy to protect and assert ourselves. However, the intensity of anger often leads to regretful behavior. [...]

Anger

Ted Crawford, Clinical Therapist Anger problems are nothing new, but their prevalence seems to be swelling; no doubt a symptom of life’s increasing complexity, among other things. Anger that isn’t [...]

Codependency

Ted Crawford, Clinical Therapist For each person struggling with addiction, there are several people connected to him/her who are struggling with the emotional chaos that ripples from it. The [...]

How to be neurotic and miserable

Ted Crawford, Clinical Therapist We are not suffering from a shortage of “self-help gurus”. In fact, we may be suffering from “guru-overload”. Some, like wiggling dogs scratching for an “open door”, [...]

Recovery and the Holidays

How does one stay in recovery through the holidays? Holidays are a time of celebrations with family, friends, and business associates. All with their unwritten expectations: family traditions, peer [...]

The Gift of Change

Caroline Smith, MA, LPC, LSAC Families often change when the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of change. Hurt and anger are two [...]

What Is Stress?

Stress is the emotional and physical strain caused by our response to pressure from the outside world. Common stress reactions include tension, irritability, inability to concentrate, and a variety [...]

How to Avoid Burnout

Burnout is a stress condition brought on by being involved in an intense situation for a long period of time without adequate rest and recreation. Most often thought of [...]