headshrinker


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headshrinker

1. a slang name for psychiatrist
2. a head-hunter who shrinks the heads of his victims
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From a site called World Wide Words--Investigating the English Language Across the Globe--which is devoted to linguistics and run by a British etymologist, I found the following history of the term "headshrinker":
If you can't trust your wife--who married you after all--you need serious headshrinker help.
Daniel Goleman, Harvard Business School's resident headshrinker, has written extensively on emotional and social intelligence--which in practical application is about being centered.