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The Shrink in Beverly Hills Podcast

Dr. Michael Whitman

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The Shrink in Beverly Hills Podcast

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Dr. Michael Whitman

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The weather in Beverly Hills may be nice, but the issues are real. Dr. Michael Whitman has over 20 years of experience in psychotherapy. When he is not giving expert advice, he is interviewing comedians, athletes, and anyone with a story to tell. The Shrink in Beverly Hills podcast will keep you entertained and informed!!!

Latest Episodes

The psychology of wearing a mask during Covid-19

Dr. Whitman discusses the psychology of people who choose not to wear masks during Covid-19. He describes different psychological defense mechanisms people utilize in the decision-making process.

22 MIN2 w ago
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The psychology of wearing a mask during Covid-19

Episode 17

Dr. Whitman discusses some problems with the police department from a psychologist's perspective. He describes in addition to racism the issue of authoritarian institutions. He also provides some tips for better communication and self-care.

13 MINJUN 8
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Episode 17

Understanding Personality Disorders

Dr. Whitman explains borderline, narcissistic, and antisocial personality disorders and utilizes real life examples.

35 MINMAR 25
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Understanding Personality Disorders

Kobe Bryant and Sports Psychology

Dr. Whitman describes aspects of the mental approach to sports of Kobe Bryant. Kobe had passed a couple days before the recording of the original podcast.

14 MINFEB 13
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Kobe Bryant and Sports Psychology

Strategies for the Holiday Season

Dr. Whitman talks about strategies for the holiday season. He discusses the importance of self-care as well as connecting to others

15 MIN2019 DEC 3
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Strategies for the Holiday Season

Humor and Psychotherapy

Dr. Whitman discusses the importance of humor both in and out of psychotherapy. He discusses the five main personality traits and how they can be advantageous or disadvantageous. You can help the podcast grow by subscribing to it and/or leaving a positive review!

29 MIN2019 NOV 4
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Humor and Psychotherapy

Understanding Suicide and Suicidal Thinking

Dr. Whitman and his assistant/editor Julia discuss suicide and suicidal thinking. If you are struggling emotionally or thinking of suicide call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

29 MIN2019 SEP 17
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Understanding Suicide and Suicidal Thinking

Broad Discussion Between Psychologists Dr. Whitman and Dr. Edo

In this episode, Dr. Frederick Edo, Dr. Whitman's former intern, returns to this show. They discuss topics including America's growing suicide rate and Dr. Edo's experience in his own practice.

45 MIN2019 SEP 12
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Broad Discussion Between Psychologists Dr. Whitman and Dr. Edo

How to Choose a Therapist

In this episode, Dr. Whitman explores tips on how to choose a therapist. He gives examples of red flags and even gives tips on how to stop seeing your current therapist if you think you need a new one.

12 MIN2019 JUL 27
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How to Choose a Therapist

Time at a maximum security prison

EWorking in a maximum security prison is not for the faint of heart. In this episode, Dr. Michael Whitman recalls his time as a therapist for inmates. He offers insight about prison life and the battles that face prisoners, guards, and medical staff on a daily basis. If you like a good story, this episode has several; some will make you laugh, others might make you cry, either way you'll appreciate the underlying theme of humanity.

58 MIN2019 MAY 21
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Time at a maximum security prison

Latest Episodes

The psychology of wearing a mask during Covid-19

Dr. Whitman discusses the psychology of people who choose not to wear masks during Covid-19. He describes different psychological defense mechanisms people utilize in the decision-making process.

22 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The psychology of wearing a mask during Covid-19

Episode 17

Dr. Whitman discusses some problems with the police department from a psychologist's perspective. He describes in addition to racism the issue of authoritarian institutions. He also provides some tips for better communication and self-care.

13 MINJUN 8
Comments
Episode 17

Understanding Personality Disorders

Dr. Whitman explains borderline, narcissistic, and antisocial personality disorders and utilizes real life examples.

35 MINMAR 25
Comments
Understanding Personality Disorders

Kobe Bryant and Sports Psychology

Dr. Whitman describes aspects of the mental approach to sports of Kobe Bryant. Kobe had passed a couple days before the recording of the original podcast.

14 MINFEB 13
Comments
Kobe Bryant and Sports Psychology

Strategies for the Holiday Season

Dr. Whitman talks about strategies for the holiday season. He discusses the importance of self-care as well as connecting to others

15 MIN2019 DEC 3
Comments
Strategies for the Holiday Season

Humor and Psychotherapy

Dr. Whitman discusses the importance of humor both in and out of psychotherapy. He discusses the five main personality traits and how they can be advantageous or disadvantageous. You can help the podcast grow by subscribing to it and/or leaving a positive review!

29 MIN2019 NOV 4
Comments
Humor and Psychotherapy

Understanding Suicide and Suicidal Thinking

Dr. Whitman and his assistant/editor Julia discuss suicide and suicidal thinking. If you are struggling emotionally or thinking of suicide call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

29 MIN2019 SEP 17
Comments
Understanding Suicide and Suicidal Thinking

Broad Discussion Between Psychologists Dr. Whitman and Dr. Edo

In this episode, Dr. Frederick Edo, Dr. Whitman's former intern, returns to this show. They discuss topics including America's growing suicide rate and Dr. Edo's experience in his own practice.

45 MIN2019 SEP 12
Comments
Broad Discussion Between Psychologists Dr. Whitman and Dr. Edo

How to Choose a Therapist

In this episode, Dr. Whitman explores tips on how to choose a therapist. He gives examples of red flags and even gives tips on how to stop seeing your current therapist if you think you need a new one.

12 MIN2019 JUL 27
Comments
How to Choose a Therapist

Time at a maximum security prison

EWorking in a maximum security prison is not for the faint of heart. In this episode, Dr. Michael Whitman recalls his time as a therapist for inmates. He offers insight about prison life and the battles that face prisoners, guards, and medical staff on a daily basis. If you like a good story, this episode has several; some will make you laugh, others might make you cry, either way you'll appreciate the underlying theme of humanity.

58 MIN2019 MAY 21
Comments
Time at a maximum security prison
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