Curriculum Vitae

Mark Edward Crawford, Ph.D.

Lyles & Crawford Clinical Consulting, P.C.

11111 Houze Road; Suite 320

Roswell, Georgia 30076

Phone: (770) 993-0051

Fax: (770) 993-0052



Professional Status:

Licensed Psychologist

Georgia License #PSY001380

Date of Issue: 12/8/1989



1988 - 1989

Internship in Clinical Psychology

Emory University School of Medicine

Atlanta, Georgia


1984 - 1989

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, Missouri


1980 - 1984

B.A. (With High Honors) in Psychology

The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee


Clinical Experience:

President: Lyles & Crawford Clinical Consulting, P.C.; Roswell, Georgia. April 1997 to present.

Consulting Psychologist: The Westminster Schools; Atlanta, Georgia. January 2000 to present.

Consulting Psychologist: Pace Academy; Atlanta, Georgia. October 2003 to present.

Consulting Psychologist to the Atlanta Hawks NBA team; 2004 - 2008.

Psychologist: The Atlanta Counseling Center; Atlanta. February 1990 to March 1997.

Clinical Director: Rapha Adult Inpatient Unit at West Paces Medical Center; Atlanta, Georgia. May 1990 to July 1992.

Clinical Director: Rapha Adolescent Inpatient Unit at West Paces Medical Center; Atlanta, Georgia. July 1989 to May 1990.

Chief Counselor: Saint Louis College of Pharmacy; Saint Louis, Missouri. May 1986 to July 1987.


Teaching Experience:

Faculty Member - Instructor: Georgia School of Professional Psychology; Atlanta, Georgia. Fall 1995.

Faculty Member - Instructor: Saint Louis College of Pharmacy; Saint Louis, Missouri. January 1988 to May 1988.

Faculty Member - Instructor: Department of Psychology: Saint Louis University; Saint Louis, Missouri. August 1987 to May 1988.



Crawford, M.E., Handal, P.J., & Weiner, R.L. (1989). The Relationship Between Religion and Mental Health/ Impairment. Review of Religious Research. 31(1), 16-22.

Crawford, M.E. (1992) Helping Your Shy Child Reach Out: Your Child's Temperament and You. Kids Magazine.

Crawford, M.E. Dear Dr. Crawford. The Westminster Schools Newsletter. May 2001.

Crawford, M.E. Dear Dr. Crawford. The Westminster Schools Newsletter. November 2001.

Crawford, M.E. Responding to 9/11. Christian Counseling Connection. 2001 (3).

Crawford, M.E. Learning Through Consequences. The Westminster Schools Newsletter. January 2002.

Crawford, M.E. Managing Stress in a Challenging Environment. The Westminster Schools Newsletter. March 2002.

Crawford, M.E. Psychological Spring Cleaning. The Westminster Schools Newsletter. May 2002.

Crawford, M.E. Calling All Dads. The Westminster Schools Newsletter. November 2002.

Crawford, M.E. Fatherlessness: The Social Ill of Our Time. Christian Counseling Today. Vol. 11 No. 2 56-57. 2003.

Crawford, M.E. The Obsessive-Compulsive Trap. 2004. Regal Books.

Crawford, M.E. The Importance of Father. Chapter in The Complete Parenting Book. 2004. D. Stoop ed., Revell Publishers.

Crawford, M.E. Helping Children Develop Resilience. Christian Counseling Today. Vol. 12 No. 2 50 - 53. 2004.

Crawford, M.E. Perfectionism and Obsessive-compulsive Disorders. Chapter in Caring for People God's Way. 2005. Clinton, T. et. al. eds., Thomas Nelson Publishers

Crawford, M.E. Significant Intangibles. The Knight Times. March 2006.

Crawford, M.E. Dad, Use Your Relationship to Gain Influence with Your Children. Christian Counseling Today. Vol. 14 No. 1 26-27. 2006.

Crawford, M.E. When Two Become Three: Nurturing Your Marriage After Baby Arrives. 2007. Revell Publishers


Sample of Selected Presentations:

Parenting the Whole Child

Preparing for Adolescence

Substance Abuse in High School

Risky Behaviors in the Teen Years

Intimacy and Relationships: Fact vs. Fiction (presented to numerous high schools)

Preparing for College

Dealing with Adversity, Disappointment, and Setbacks

Raising Wheat Among the Tares: Cultivating Children of Character in a Culture of Confusion

Treating Depression in Adolescents

Diagnosing and Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Working with Explosive Children and Teenagers

Current Learning Issues in Junior High School Students

A Cognitive-behavior Approach to Treating Parent-Adolescent Conflict

Current Trends in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

When Focusing is a Problem

Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Across the Lifespan

Co-parenting Effectively (Invited address to the Congress for the Urban Family; Atlanta, Georgia)

Blended Families

Listening Effectively (Invited Address co-presented with Richard Capen: former U.S. Ambassador to Spain; Sea Island, Georgia)

Parenting Matters - Is it Quality or Quantity? (Invited address co-presented with Wade Horn, Ph.D.: President of the National Fatherhood Initiative; Sea Island, Georgia)

Fatherhood: The Forgotten Calling (Invited plenary address to the American Association of Christian Counselors: Chicago, Illinois)

Diagnosis and Treatment of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

Embracing Kids: Love Through the Parenting Years (Video in Marriage Works Series: American Association of Christian Counselors)

Parenting Difficult Issues in Teens (Video in Marriage Series: American Association of Christian Counselors)


Media Appearances:


ABC's Good Morning America

ABC's World News This Morning

Sanjay Gupta, M.D.


CNN Headline News

WSB-TV (Atlanta, Georgia)

WAGA-TV (Atlanta, Georgia)

Time For Hope 

At-Home Live

Right Now with Jennifer Schuchmann


Professional Membership:

American Psychological Association

Georgia Psychological Association

American Association of Christian Counselors



Available upon request