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Dr. Mike is a psychotherapist, author, and television personality. Informed by his own personal experiences, Dr. Mike believes that every relationship has a profound lesson to teach.

Dr. Mike is the cohost of Investigation Discovery’s My Strange Criminal Addiction (Season 1: 2014), Logo’s That Sex Show (Season 1: 2013), VH1’s Couples Therapy (Seasons 1-5: 2012-2014), host of TLC’s My 600-lb Life Reunion (Season 1: 2012), and TLC’s Freaky Eaters (Seasons 1 & 2: 2011).

He is also the media spokesperson for TLC’s My Strange Addiction and is featured on OWN’s My Life with LaToya (Season 2: 2014) as LaToya Jackson’s therapist.

Dr. Mike makes regular appearances on Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Dr. Drew On Call, Wendy Williams, Rachael Ray, Access Hollywood Live, Bethenny, Ricki Lake, Anderson, Anderson Live, Nancy Grace, Nightline, Fox and Friends, and the Today show.

Dr. Mike’s first book, Diet Rehab (2011, Penguin), is now available in 3
languages. His second book, The Brain Fog Fix (Hay House), will be published in September 2015.

Dr. Mike has trained with some of the country’s most respected doctors such as Imago Relationship Therapy founder Dr. Harville Hendrix, American Academy of Clinical Sexologists president Dr. William Granzig, and even furthered his training by completing The Betty Ford Center’s Professionals in Residence Program.

He is a graduate of California State University, Northridge, Southern California University for Professional Studies, and USC where he was a Presidential Scholar. Currently, Dr. Mike is pursuing his second doctorate at the American Academy of Clinical Sexologists and is a Ph.D. candidate in clinical sexology. Dr. Mike has worked for the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health, Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services in its outpatient services division, and in several Los Angeles public schools.

He holds a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in counseling, marriage and family therapy and a Doctorate (Psy.D.) in psychology and is registered with the California Board of Psychology and the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and maintains a full-time license to practice psychotherapy.

He is very involved in charitable causes and volunteers for the Camp Comfort Zone, the nation’s largest bereavement camp, and The Trevor Project.

He resides in Los Angeles.


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