- n a physician who specializes in psychiatry
- n a savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies
- James Coburn is a New York head-shrinker who has everythinga luxurious office where he practices on a Chinese gong between couchings, a patient (Godfrey Cambridge) who is a .
- As the album opens, Katie is heard applying to a head-shrinker: Shrinker man, shrinker man, Set me right if you can.
- In the book Author Frank proved himself a competent amateur head-shrinker.