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About Dr. Wetter


Dr. Michael G. Wetter, Psy.D., FAPA

Lic. PSY17211


Pepperdine University

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)

Clinical Psychology

Northwestern University
Master of Arts (MA)

Counseling Psychology

University of California, Riverside
Bachelor of Arts (BA)


Specialties: Adult and Adolescent Psychology


Dr. Michael G. Wetter is a clinical psychologist with a distinguished career spanning over 30 years in the field of psychology and mental health. With expertise in both adolescent and adult populations, Dr. Wetter has cultivated a style that is engaging, directive, personal, and effective. His private practice has garnered acclaim for its excellence and high ratings of patient satisfaction as reflected on the Healthgrades, Healthline, and Sharecare platforms. 


In addition to his private practice, Dr. Wetter serves as the Director of Psychology in Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at UCLA Medical Center. He has also held significant leadership roles throughout his career including serving as the Division Chief of Adult Psychiatry Services at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Hayward and in the division of General Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center as the Associate Director of Psychology. In the academic realm, Dr. Wetter has instructed at the undergraduate and graduate, level at institutions such as the University of California, Pepperdine University, and California State University.


Internationally recognized for his expertise, Dr. Wetter is a sought-after speaker and lecturer, sharing his insights on various psychological topics. An award-winning author, Dr. Wetter has authored two impactful books: "Earn It: What to do when your kid needs an entitlement intervention" and "What Went Right: Reframe your thinking for a happier now." These publications showcase his commitment to providing valuable resources for personal development and well-being.


Dr. Wetter's influence extends to the media, where he has been featured as an expert consultant on multiple television and podcast programs. He has served as a clinical expert to the music and entertainment industry, including globally recognized entities such as Universal Music Group and HYBE entertainment. His insights have also been highlighted in numerous print and digital media publications. His contributions extend to regulatory roles, having served as an Oral Examination Commissioner and Subject Matter Expert for the California State Licensing Board of Psychology. Dr. Wetter is a diplomate and fellow of the American Psychotherapy Association. He is also an actively engaged member of professional associations such as the American Psychological Association, American Academy of Psychologists, National Alliance of Psychology Providers, the International Academy for Eating Disorders, and the California Psychological Association. His contributions to academia include serving as a professor of psychology in both undergraduate and graduate university programs. 

Dr. Michael G. Wetter's multifaceted career reflects his unwavering commitment to the well-being of individuals, his significant contributions to the field of psychology, and his dedication to mentoring the next generation of professionals.

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