About Dr. Whyte

Dr. Ricardo J. Whyte is an Assistant Professor in the Loma Linda University School of Medicine.  His expertise in Addiction Psychiatry stems from earning his Bachelors in Biochemistry from Atlantic Union College, obtaining a Medical Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, completing a Residency in Adult and Adolescent Psychiatry from the Loma Linda University Department of Psychiatry, and completing a 1 year Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry at the University of California at Los Angeles.  He is currently the Medical Director of the Chemical Dependency Unit of the Behavioral Medicine Center at Loma Linda University Health.

Above all Dr. Whyte is a committed Christian who enjoys being inspired by Biblical teachings and insights that serve to enhance the practice of his discipline.  Dr. Whyte has been married for over a decade and half to the former Florence Vincent and the product of their union is a lovely pre-tween named Alexi Genevieve. Dr. Whyte’s professional interests include the Neurobiology of Reward and Addiction,  the Art of Avoiding Relapse, Couple’s Therapy, and the Art of Achieving and Maintaining Wholeness.  Dr. Whyte’s goal is to design products that help the families of Addicts and Alcoholics get their loved ones into Long Term Recovery.



Your questions and comments are important to us.

  • Subscribe error, please review your email address.


    You are now subscribed, thank you!


    There was a problem with your submission. Please check the field(s) with red label below.


    Your message has been sent. We will get back to you soon!


    Download The RutBuster

    Ready to ditch the un-productive mindset that leads to lack of results?  The Rutbuster is a non-clinical tool that will help you clarify the areas of your life that deserve greater attention.     Enter your email address and I will send the Rutbster to you at no cost.

    Thanks for your response.  Please check your email for the download in the next 15 minutes!