Dr. Nicholas Kardaras

Nicholas Kardaras

Dr. Nicholas Kardaras is an Ivy-League educated psychologist, an internationally renowned speaker, and one of the country’s foremost experts on mental health, addiction, and the impacts of our digital age. A former clinical professor at Stony Brook Medicine in NY, he's currently the CEO and Chief Clinical Over of Maui Recovery in Hawaii and Omega Recovery in Austin, Texas.

Dr. Kardaras is the author of the best-selling "Glow Kids", the seminal book on the clinical, neurological and sociological aspects of Technology Addiction (Smart Phones, Video Games, Social Media, etc.), now translated into 10 languages.

He's also written for TIME Magazine, Scientific American, Psychology Today, Salon, The NY Daily News, and FOX News, and has appeared on ABC's 20/20, Good Morning America, the CBS Evening News, FOX & Friends, NPR, Good Day New York and in Esquire, New York Magazine and Vanity Fair. He was also featured on the 2019 A&E TV series “Digital Addiction” and his 2016 NY Post Op Ed “Digital Heroin” went viral with over 6 million views and shares.

Considered a leading expert on young people and digital addiction, he's clinically worked with over 2,000 teens and young adults during the last 20 years and has been active in advocating that screen addiction be recognized as a clinical disorder akin to substance addiction.