the leading expert on fame addiction


Dr. Reef is a double board certified psychiatrist, addiction medicine physician, and relationship therapist as well as a writer, host and media expert. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and the founder and director of The Control Center, a personal transformation center in Beverly Hills focusing on personal growth, toxic relationships, mental health and chemical & behavioral addictions.

The Control Center is the first personal development treatment center with a comprehensive program dedicated to fame addiction. Dr. Reef is the pre-eminent medical expert on fame addiction as he speaks, publishes, consults and treats individuals around the world with this behavioral condition.

Dr. Reef is a Published Research Scientist in the field of Behavioral & Chemical Addictions with articles in the International Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Addiction Medicine and other prestigious journals. Dr. Reef is also a well known media personality with multiple appearances on: Oprah, Dr Oz, Dr Phil,  Larry King Live, Anderson Cooper 360, The Today Show, Dateline NBC, Chelsea Lately and others. Dr Reef currently hosts the new online talk show Reef Madness.