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About Dr. Wetter


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


Pepperdine University

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)

Northwestern University
Master of Arts (MA), Counseling Psychology

University of California, Riverside
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Psychology


Specialties: Adolescent and Adult Psychology


With more than two decades of professional experience, Dr. Wetter has held a variety of roles in the field of mental health. Dr. Wetter has worked as a private practitioner, staff psychologist (inpatient and outpatient), and clinical leader in a number of nationally renowned healthcare systems including Cedars Sinai Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente. He has taught undergraduate, graduate, and extension courses at academic institutions such as the University of California, Pepperdine University and California State University. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Wetter currently serves as the Director of Psychology at UCLA Medical Center, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine.

Dr. Wetter is a Diplomate and Fellow of the American Psychotherapy Association, and has served as an Oral Examination Commissioner and Subject Matter Expert for the California State Licensing Board of Psychology. He is an active member of the American Psychological Association, American Academy of Psychologists, the National Alliance of Psychology Providers, Academy for Eating Disorders, and the California Psychological Association.  


Dr. Wetter is also an award winning author and invited speaker/guest lecturer, training other psychologists, physicians, and mental health professionals. Dr. Wetter is widely regarded as an expert in the field of Psychology and has been an invited expert guest on numerous television programs. Additionally, he has served as an expert consultant to publications such as the Washington Post, Newsweek, the Boston Globe, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Men's Health, Forbes, Prevention, and Redbook Magazines. Dr. Wetter's research in the field of anxiety has been accepted in the United States Memorial Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

In addition to his work and professional commitments, Dr. Wetter is an avid cinema and film enthusiast. He enjoys traveling, spending time with his family, and exploring creative endeavors in film and video.

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