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Dr. David Greenfield and the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction is one of the world’s leading authorities on issues of tech dependency and addiction.


Dr. David Greenfield and the Center for Internet and Addiction treat individuals from across the United States who are struggling to maintain their real time living.


The ease and allure of online pornography can have a dramatic impact for both an individual and couple. Dr. Greenfield is a noted authority on the issues surrounding pornography, and treat patients from across the country.


Dr. David Greenfield is actively involved in reducing distracted driving. He has done research and advocacy as part of AT&T’s It Can Wait campaign.
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Dr. David Greenfield and the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction (CITA) has treated patients from every corner of the US regarding issues of video game, porn, and tech dependency and abuse. We welcome you to inquire for more information, and visit us in Connecticut. Outside of traditional practice, Dr. Greenfield is available for Intensive Treatment, Legal Proceedings, Public Speaking, and Business Consulting. He also blogs for the Huffington Post and Psychology Today.

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“As one of the first to recognize technology and internet addiction, Dr. Greenfield has been tracking the problem since the late 1990s. The impact of social media along with the youth culture’s obsession with sharing the minutiae of their lives online has only worsened the smartphone addiction epidemic.” -Harper’s Bazaar

“What people don’t realize is that their smartphone is shaping them, it’s conditioning them…As a culture we have crossed the tipping point of overusing the technology.” -Dr. David Greenfield (from an interview with The Christian Science Monitor)

“The Internet is the world’s largest slot machine,” Greenfield says. “And the smartphone is the world’s smallest slot machine.”-Dr. David Greenfield (from an interview with the Washington Post)

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Who is Dr. David Greenfield?

Dr. David Greenfield is an internationally-recognized authority on the treatment of Internet and Technology Addictions. He has been on the forefront of technology dependence and abuse since the late 1990s with influential research and wide media exposure.

Dr. Greenfield maintains a clinical practice and conducts research, training, consultations and lectures throughout the world on the Internet and Digital Media Technology. Currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, he is also a fellow and past President of the Connecticut Psychological Association.

Noted for his compassion and warmth, Dr. Greenfield also maintains a psychotherapy practice focused on personal growth, mood disorders and relationship issues.

What is the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction?

The Center for Internet and Technology Addiction (CITA) serves as one of the world’s preeminent resources for neurobiological and psychological research into Internet and technology addiction, dependency, and abuse. Founded by renowned cyber psychologist Dr. David Greenfield, a pioneer concerning compulsive and addictive use who led the first large scale study of Internet use in 1999 with ABC News, CITA sets out to treat patients, train medical professionals on how to diagnosis and treat problematic tech use, and educate the public-at-large through talks, resource development, and appearing in a wide variety of major media outlets (CNN, NBC, CBS, Fox, Time, NPR).

CITA is dedicated to practical action-based solutions that recognize the value and potential with technology while also allowing people to plug back into life.

Someone I love is struggling with tech dependency, video games, or pornography. What should I do?

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The Center for Internet and Technology Addiction (CITA) receives patients from all across the United States. Dr. David Greenfield, known for a warm and approachable demeanor, has treated over a thousand patients struggling with issues regarding video games, pornography, and tech abuse/dependency.

Outside of traditional treatment, CITA has established an Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program where participants work on a one-to-one basis with Dr. David Greenfield to address their compulsive and addictive behaviors in an accelerated format

We also have telephone and Skype consultation and counseling services. Call or email today to schedule an initial Technology Abuse Consultation.