Dr. Ronald Crouch is an American clinical psychologist based in Tallinn, Estonia who specializes in child and family therapy.

Dr. Ron lives in Tallinn, Estonia. He has been happily married for fifteen years and has a four year-old son.

He is a father and a husband, and understands first-hand the struggles and joys that parents can experience.

Dr. Ron earned his Ph.D. in clinical and community psychology from DePaul University, where he completed his thesis on the topic of psychological empowerment and his dissertation on sense of community among children with disabilities. Along the way in his education, he was awarded the Truman Scholarship and Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship. He completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship to specialize in child and adolescent psychology at Tripler AMC in Honolulu. He currently has a private practice in Tallinn where he strives to provide families with the best evidenced-based behavioral health care in the area.

Dr. Ron has been trained in:

Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

Expressive Therapy

Prolonged Exposure Therapy

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT)

Habit Reversal Therapy

Family Therapy



If you are familiar with insight meditation, you may also recognize Dr. Ron’s name as a meditation teacher.

To learn more about vipassana, or to find out more about Dr. Ron’s meditation teaching, visit his teaching blog Aloha Dharma. 

Sample articles:

Psychological Self vs. No SelfBuddhist Geeks

The Map: Understanding the Stages of EnlightenmentAll Things Healing