Ted Crawford

Ted Crawford

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

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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.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Ted Crawford, M.S., LMFT June is National PTSD Awareness month. Everyone has some amount of trauma in their past that hasn’t been fully processed (“digested”). Even though the actual [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]

What Is Addiction, Really?

Ted Crawford, Clinical Therapist “Addiction” is a term that gets thrown around all the time but few really know what it actually is. Let’s see if we can gain [...]

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”, [...]

Teaching Children How to Deal with Conflict

Ted Crawford, Clinical Therapist Childhood/adolescence is “social boot-camp” minus the handshake and salute at the end of it. At no other time is the lack of tact and sensitivity [...]