from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The treatment of mental and emotional disorders through the use of psychological techniques designed to encourage communication of conflicts and insight into problems, with the goal being relief of symptoms, changes in behavior leading to improved social and vocational functioning, and personality growth.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The treatment of people diagnosed with mental and emotional disorders using dialogue and a variety of psychological techniques.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Psychotherapeutics.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as psychotherapeutics.
- n. Treatment of functional disease by mental suggestion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means
- n. the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Women and Health is one of four voluntary organisations in Camden which has been providing free or low-cost longer-term psychotherapy and counselling, and referrals to us all have increased enormously with the introduction of IAPT.
Well, psychotherapy is real work and is often hard.
What we find in Schelling, as in much of Romantic psychology and some of its inheritors in modern psychotherapy, is that questions of psychology and questions of selfhood become intriguingly intertwined.
And Wanderer, in spite on somewhat interesting psychotherapy is affected by these feelings, and follows Melanie's clues to a renegade band of remaining humans, including her brother and love.
And the psychotherapy is me – I only give practical suggestions to the students, but figuring out which ones to give is the part I find most intriguing.
Dr Richard House, a lecturer in psychotherapy at Roehampton University, and a researcher into the effects of television in young children, said he was not convinced that children who cut back on television would be immune from harm.
“People have always thought, wrongly, that psychotherapy is a place to go deal with problems,” he said.
She's in psychotherapy to deal with issues that surfaced during the past two years.
Short-term psychotherapy: A self psychological approach.
One classic study by Dr. Nicholas Cummings documented that when patients who made frequent visits to medical clinics received short-term psychotherapy, their health care costs were reduced by 10 to 20 percent for several years.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.