Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

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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.

Treat Gambling Addiction as an Illness

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
Gambling Disorder

Treat Gambling Addiction as an Illness

Gambling addiction, also referred to as “problem gambling” or “gambling disorder,” is a common behavioral addiction that requires professional treatment. Just as with a substance use disorder, those with gambling disorders are [...]

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Dr. Dixon Mitchell One of the core dimensions of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is observing andhelping patients become more aware of their automatic thoughts and the relationship automatic thoughts [...]

Displaced Hunger: The Truth about Eating Disorders

Caroline Smith, MA, LPC, CSAT Eating disorders are complex, distressing and highly dangerous medical conditions. Ironically, eating disorders aren’t necessarily about food. Instead, they are manifestations of [...]

Holiday Stress and Peace

The holiday season is here again and we are once again full of the yearly hustle and bustle of the season. Shopping for the perfect gift, visiting with family [...]


Russell Rainey, MS, LPCWarning: This will be the same recycled article that you have always read this time of year! Each year, around the first week in November [...]

Challenges of Going Back to School

Patricia Calabrese, PMH-NP Oh, it’s that time again! A time when some kids are unhappy to go back to the structure of a classroom, but parents can be thrilled [...]

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. [...]


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 [...]