Loren H. Crabtree, MD
During his forty-eight years as a psychiatrist, Dr. Loren Crabtree has worked with adolescents and adults in a variety of treatment settings. Over thirty-two years ago, he co-founded Project Transition (“PT”), a unique recovery-focused residential program . Located throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania, Project Transition combines a comprehensive and integrated array of services in a highly normalized community setting.
Dr. Crabtree received his training at Yale University and University of Pennsylvania; he was also intensively trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. He has published over 20 articles and served as a clinical faculty member at two medical colleges in Philadelphia. He has also has served as a clinical faculty member at two medical colleges in Philadelphia.
Throughout his career, Dr. Crabtree has given over 100 presentations at national, state, and local venues; audiences have included consumer, family, and professional groups. His talks have addressed contemporary recovery challenges of hope associated with patterns of family care giving, Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Co-occurring Disorders, and others.
Dr. Crabtree is the recipient of a national Lilly Reintegration Award, which acknowledged his contributions in documenting and responding to health risks of people with serious mental illness. He was awarded the prestigious Robert Jones Award for service to the seriously mentally ill by the Philadelphia Psychiatric Society in 2010.