Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, Ph.D., LCSW, Clinical Director
Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, Ph.D., LCSW-R is an addictions specialist and clinical professor at Stony Brook University’s Health Sciences Center where he teaches graduate level course-work on the treatment of addiction. He is a licensed NY State psychotherapist and a clinical consultant for LICADD (Long Island Council for Alcoholism and Drug Dependence) as well as being Adjunct Faculty at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in California. Dr. Kardaras has extensive experience in treating addiction and dual-diagnosis clients in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings as well as over 10 years of experience in treating adolescents.
Dr. Kardaras currently also provides supervision for new psychotherapists, has presented lectures and workshops on the treatment of addiction at various conferences (including the 2007 APA annual conference in San Francisco) and at seminars both nationally and internationally, is a regular contributor for Psychology Today and the author of “How Plato and Pythagoras Can Save Your Life” Conari Press, 2011.