Dr. Gregory M. Crow, PhD has been in private practice in Scottsdale since his arrival in 1982. He earned a doctorate in psychology from Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology, Biola University and has additional training in theology. Dr. Crow interned at Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, California, where he gained experience in hospital and private practice before moving to Scottsdale.
Note: Although Dr. Gregory M. Crow specializes in working with fidelity issues, he works with all couples, including pre-marital couples, and emphasizes skills in communication and conflict resolution, basic rules of engaging each other and undoing the harmful patterns couples have become stuck in.
As noted above, Dr. Gregory M. Crow specializes in the treatment of men’s fidelity issues therapy and is an author and a recognized expert in sex and love addiction. Dr. Crow works from a couples perspective, helping both the individual parties and the marriage recover. The men he works with are involved in group counseling, one-on-one counseling, and couples’ counseling. While the men are involved in this rigorous recovery program, their wives are given survival tools and support to help them get through the feelings of violation and betrayal.
Dr. Crow is a co-author of the book Lonely All the Time: Recognizing, Understanding, and Overcoming Sex Addiction, for Addicts and Co-dependents.
Dr. Crow is trained in EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy) for couples, which research shows to be a highly effective method of treatment for couples. It was developed by Sue Johnson, Ph.D., who has written a highly regarded book for couples called Hold Me Tight, in which the EFT model is explained.
Dr. Crow conducts many “intensives”; typically an 8 day program of longer daily sessions, specifically designed to help quickly relieve pain and suffering for couples and individuals who are in crisis or want things addressed rapidly.
For more than 20 years, Dr. Crow has counseled couples in a variety of situations and settings and has led many couples’ workshops on communication and conflict resolution skills both in Arizona and at Barnabas Family Ministries in British Columbia, Canada.
Dr. Crow and his wife, Gail, have been married 41 years. They have three children and four grandchildren and are members of Scottsdale Bible Church, where they serve in the Worship Ministry (Orchestra). They have traveled with the Orchestra to Romania, and Greg has also traveled to Russia with the church counseling center. He especially enjoys experiencing other cultures and languages.
In addition to issues faced by couples, Dr. Crow specializes in the treatment of a variety of other conditions, including those of trauma, PTSD, major depression, anxiety, panic, and grief.