Dr. Whitehouse earned his Ed.D. degree in psychology, counseling and guidance (psychology) in 1981 and his M.A. degree in rehabilitation counseling in 1971 from the University of Northern Colorado, and his B.A. degree in psychology from the University of Colorado (at Boulder) in 1969. He holds certifications in Biofeedback (BCIA), Breathing Education (Behavioral Physiology Institute), formerly in Pain Management (diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Management) and EEG Biofeedback (neurofeedback). His areas of expertise include biofeedback, stress management, pain management, trauma psychophysiology, psychotherapy, breathing psychophysiology, and heart rate variability (HRV), the central focus of his work.
Dr. Whitehouse served as Professor of Psychology at the Colorado Mountain College (1971-1984) and as Director of the Biofeedback and Stress Management Center in Glenwood Springs CO (1983-1988). He also served as Senior Biofeedback Therapist and Instructor for the Boulder Medical Center (1987-1989), as an Associate of Behavioral Medicine Associates in Denver (1988-1989), and as the Director of Biofeedback Services for two pain management centers in Ft. Collins and Loveland CO (1988-1995). Since 1995, as a licensed psychologist in Colorado, he has been in private practice offering biofeedback, psychotherapy, consulting, and educational services nationwide, to both individuals and organizations, including courses in psychophysiology and biofeedback for the Sport & Performance Psychology M.A. degree program at the University of Denver (2008-2011). He is widely known for his contributions to the field of biofeedback, especially heart rate variability (HRV) psychophysiology, a subject on which he is currently organizing a certification program and writing a comprehensive book.