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A Leading Authority on Healthy Screen Use

Let Dr. Sussman Develop Your Program

Dr. Sussman has been committed to addressing the growing need for more facilities and treatment providers for screen addictions.

Dr. Sussman is the expert consultant to the Caron Renaissaince Digital Use Disorder Track in Boca Raton, FL, and has made significant contributions to designing the program. He has also been an expert consultant for HBO's Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel, Microsoft, and several other clients, and would be glad to hear how he could help your facility or business as well. 

Dr. Sussman not only helps put together programs, he also trains the clincians who work there. In addition to being on the volunteer clinical faculty at George Washington University Medical School and doing staff trainings for Caron Addiction Centers, he has delivered several live CEU and professional education courses around the country on Digital Use Disorder treatment and has trained clinicians in all areas of mental health care. He is currently developing online CEU courses with the Florida Atlantic University School of Social Work and the ESCAPE Center (Electronic Screen Compulsion/Addiction Professional Education Center), which he co-founded with "Wellness Girlfriend" Blogger Robin Bartko.


Clifford Sussman, MD has contributed his expertise to the Caron Renaissance Treatment Center, Caron Addiction Centers, HBO's Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel, Microsoft, The Game Gym,, IBSG Therapeutic Day School, and others.

Clinician Training Sites

Dr. Sussman has trained mental health professionals at the following locations:

  • Caron Addiction Treatment Centers
  • American Physician Institute/Master Psychiatry Course
  • American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Annual Meeting
  • The Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society of Greater Washington (CAPSGW)
  • Maryland Addiction Recovery Center
  • Encore Recovery Center
  • Children's National Medical Center
  • University of Beijing Psychiatry Residency (Beijing, China)
  • University of Utah Gaming Symposium
  • Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Phyllis and Harvey SandlerSchool of Social Work
  • Georgetown Psychiatry Residency
  • The Rochester VA Medical Center
  • Suburban Hospital
  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Psychiatry Residency
  • University of Pittsburgh Psychiatry Residency
  • Encore Recovery Solutions
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • Post Permanency Family Center
  • Best Kids, Inc.


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