Elias Aboujaoude, MD, MA
Clinical Director of Psychiatry and Chief of Anxiety Disorders Section, Stanford University
Elias Aboujaoude (he/him) is a Clinical Professor at Stanford University’s Department of Psychiatry, where he is also Chief of the Anxiety Disorders Section and Director of the OCD Clinic and the Impulse Control Disorders Clinic. His work focuses on the intersection of technology and psychology, with an emphasis on the problematic use of Internet-related technologies, and mental health in a post-privacy world. His books include Virtually You: The Dangerous Powers of the e-Personality and Mental Health in the Digital Age: Grave Dangers, Great Promise. Dr. Aboujaoude also teaches psychology at Stanford and UC Berkeley. Scholarly and media platforms that have featured his work include The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Congressional Quarterly, The Harvard Business Review, The Chronicle of Higher Education, BBC, PBS, and CNN.