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Definition of psychotherapy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

psychotherapy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌsaɪkəʊˈθerəpi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsaɪkoʊˈθerəpi//
 
(also therapy) [uncountable] Medical staff, Mental health care, Conventional medicine
 
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the treatment of mental illness by discussing somebody’s problems with them rather than by giving them drugs See related entries: Medical staff, Mental health care, Conventional medicine
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: psychotherapy