Definition of psychotherapy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

psychotherapy

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌsaɪkoʊˈθɛrəpi//
 
(also therapy)[uncountable]
 
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the treatment of mental illness by discussing someone's problems with them rather than by giving them drugs
psychotherapist
 
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NAmE//ˌsaɪkoʊˈθɛrəpɪst//
 
(also therapist) noun
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