Nicholas Kardaras, PhD, LCSW-R
Dr. Kardaras is an Ivy-League educated psychologist, an internationally renowned speaker, and one of the country’s foremost addiction experts. A former Clinical Professor at Stony Brook Medicine where he specialized in teaching the neurophysiology and treatment of addiction, he has also taught neuropsychology at the doctoral-level. He is currently the CEO and Founder of Maui Recovery in Hawaii; Omega Recovery in Austin, Texas; and the Launch House in the Hamptons, New York.
Considered a leading expert on young people and digital addiction, he has treated over 2,000 teens over the past 20 years and has appeared on ABC’s 20/20, Good Morning America, the CBS Evening News, FOX & Friends, NPR, Good Day New York and has written about screen addiction for TIME Magazine, Scientific American, Psychology Today, Salon, and The NY Post. He is also the author of “Glow Kids” (St. Martin’s Press, 2016), the seminal book on the clinical, neurological and sociological aspects of Tech Addiction (Smart Phones, Video Games, Social Media, etc.), which has been translated into nine languages.