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Curbing Entitlement

From the Show: Rewired Radio
Summary: Does your child’s holiday wish list go on for multiple pages? Are you worried you may have to take out a loan to pay for your child’s next birthday party?
Air Date: 12/25/17
Duration: 26:24
Guest Bio: Michael G. Wetter, PsyD
Michael-Wetter1Dr. Michael 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, and the California Psychological Association. Dr. Wetter is a nationally recognized expert in the field of Psychology, published author, and an invited speaker and guest lecturer, training other psychologists and mental health professionals.

Dr. Wetter has served as an expert consultant on numerous television programs, as well as to publications such as the Washington Post, Boston Globe, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Men's Healthy Magazine, Forbes Magazine, Prevention Magazine, and Redbook Magazine. His research in the field of anxiety has been accepted in the United States Memorial Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., and his theories on the subject of "anxiety transmission" have been published extensively.

In addition to his private practice, Dr. Wetter is on the clinical staff of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he has served as the Associate Director of Psychology at the Center for Weight Loss, as well as manager for General surgery, Plastic/Reconstructive surgery, and Bariatric surgery. He is a Clinical Instructor of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai, one of the only psychologists to receive such distinction.

Dr. Wetter formerly served as the Chief of Adult Psychiatry Service for over nine years at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Hayward, California. He has worked as an adjunct professor on the undergraduate and graduate faculties of the Dominican University of California in San Rafael, Harold Washington College in Chicago, California State University at Hayward, and Las Positas College in the Livermore Valley.
  • Book Title: Earn It: What to Do When Your Kid Needs an Entitlement Intervention
  • Guest Twitter Account: @WetterPsych
Curbing Entitlement
Does your child’s holiday wish list go on for multiple pages? Are you worried you may have to take out a loan to pay for your child’s next birthday party?

If this sounds familiar, it may be time for an entitlement intervention.

Dr. Michael Wetter, is the author of Earn it! What to Do When Your Kid Needs an Entitlement Intervention.

He discusses how we can help change and shape our child’s character by instilling a sense of responsibility, accountability, kindness, and caring.

Dr. Wetter also shares practical tips on chores and allowances, friends and social media, co-parenting, and cultivating true resilience and self-esteem in our children.
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