Definition of psychologist in English:



  • An expert or specialist in psychology.

    • ‘The key to this explanation is something psychologists call cognitive responses.’
    • ‘Establish criteria for specialist consultation and for sharing care with psychologists and nurses.’
    • ‘The school also has visiting therapists and psychologists to provide necessary guidance.’
    • ‘As a psychologist and educator, she was keenly aware of individual differences.’
    • ‘Jungian psychologists have helped us to understand the bi-polar nature of women.’
    • ‘In an attempt to answer this question, psychologists have compiled a huge database on what makes people happy.’
    • ‘Ernst Mach is well known to psychologists for his contributions to the theory of sensation.’
    • ‘She had to have an operation and has been under the care of a psychologist for panic attacks.’
    • ‘Some feminist psychologists aim to understand and improve the lives of women and girls.’
    • ‘Many cognitive psychologists also examine the effects of selective attention.’
    • ‘David Taylor is a psychologist with a background in psychopharmacology and development.’
    • ‘It so drained Dunwoody that he felt forced to consult a sports psychologist.’
    • ‘At the centre psychologists will offer free consultations to patients and their relatives.’
    • ‘I'm very uncomfortable with the idea of these psychologists analysing my responses.’
    • ‘I found a wonderful woman in LA who was a criminal psychologist dealing with psychopaths.’
    • ‘She told my mum, who then kept an eye on me, so did the school, who made me speak to a psychologist about it all, which I hated!’
    • ‘They are working as part of a team of educational welfare officers, psychologists and health experts.’
    • ‘So we asked a psychologist to devise a scientifically valid test, which we took to two schools.’
    • ‘My view is that more recent history is generally a lot more relevant than evolutionary psychologists claim.’
    • ‘I could be a criminal psychologist, a guidance counsellor, a social worker.’
    adviser, consultant, guide, mentor, confidant, confidante
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