Definition of psychotherapist in English:

psychotherapist

noun

  • A person who treats mental disorders by psychological rather than medical means.

    • ‘She has trained as a counsellor and psychotherapist.’
    • ‘Though the sessions with her psychotherapist have helped, she's still seeking answers.’
    • ‘Maggie is a trained psychotherapist.’
    • ‘On Tuesday I have my first visit with a psychotherapist to discuss what will happen next.’
    • ‘The society is run by psychologists, psychotherapists and teachers who have extensive experience working with women.’
    • ‘She was a Jungian psychotherapist all her life.’
    • ‘I do not think it is good to see both a psychologist and a psychotherapist.’
    • ‘A psychotherapist in London went into his childhood memories, his relationship with his parents, his Army years, his marriage.’
    • ‘A licensed psychotherapist, she devotes much of her time to traveling to schools to speak about her experiences.’
    • ‘She is a consultant child psychotherapist who has worked with families in detention.’
    • ‘After retirement he was visiting psychotherapist at Dartmoor and Exeter prisons.’
    • ‘As a practising psychotherapist, she brings this approach to bear in her work.’

Pronunciation

psychotherapist

/sʌɪkəʊˈθɛrəpɪst/