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n. pl. psy·cho·ther·a·pies
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.

psy′cho·ther′a·peu′tic (-pyo͞o′tĭk) adj.
psy′cho·ther′a·peu′ti·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.psychotherapeutic - of or relating to or practicing psychotherapy; "psychotherapeutic sessions"
2.psychotherapeutic - emotionally purging
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"


adj, psychotherapeutically
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Over the last 30 years in China, the gradually increasing provision of client-friendly psychotherapeutic services to the population (primarily in urban areas) has helped to decrease the negative beliefs about psychiatry that continue to persist in the general community and, to a certain extent, in general medicine.
Healing Moments in Psychotherapy uses examples combined with research data to consider how therapeutic relationships work in psychotherapeutic healing, and is a pick for any therapist who would understand the latest insights on neuroscience and therapy.
There have also been two very popular volumes of selected papers: Existential Challenges to Psychotherapeutic Theory and Practice, (edited by Simon du Plock and Hans Cohn) appeared in 1995; Further Existential Challenges to Psychotherapeutic Theory and Practice, (edited by Simon du Plock) was published in 2002.
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