Definition of psychotherapeutic in English:

psychotherapeutic

adjective

  • See psychotherapy

    • ‘Ice added that the treatment for eating disorders must be ‘as complex as the illness’ and should include nutritional, medical, psychiatric and psychotherapeutic aspects.’
    • ‘If a process of ‘psychotherapy’ is to prove psychotherapeutic, in any more than a serendipitous way, I think this depends on the presence of psychoanalytic work.’
    • ‘Multimodal therapy involves integrating pharmacotherapy with a number of environmental, educational, psychotherapeutic and school-based approaches to meet the child's particular needs.’
    • ‘Frank considered demoralization a common central feature of those seeking psychiatric, especially psychotherapeutic, care.’
    • ‘Frederic Leger has tackled the very large task of presenting an integrative, eclectic theory of psychotherapy which specifies the behavioural, biological, and cognitive processes that underlie psychotherapeutic change.’

Pronunciation

psychotherapeutic

/sʌɪkəʊθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk/