Dr. Reef Karim


Reef Karim is truly a man of diverse talents. Dr. Reef is an accomplished double board certified medical physician as well as a writer / actor / comic. Using both sides of the brain, he not only helps others but also finds creative ways to inform and entertain.
Dr. Reef Karim is a leader and pioneer in the fields of general psychology/mental health, relationship therapy and addiction medicine. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience, a Senior Attending Physician at the UCLA Medical Center and the founder and medical director of The Control Center in Beverly Hills, a cutting edge, integrated outpatient treatment center for chemical dependency, behavioral addictions (sex, love, gambling, shopping, food, fame, internet/gaming addictions) and relationship therapy.
Dr. Reef has been called “a medical messenger in a pop culture world” as his medical and psychological expertise centers on the world of sex, drugs & relationships.