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ther·a·pist

 (thĕr′ə-pĭst)
n.
1. A person who specializes in psychotherapy.
2. A person who specializes in any of various other medical or psychological therapies: a speech therapist; a physical therapist.
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therapist

(ˈθɛrəpɪst)
n
(Medicine) a person skilled in a particular type of therapy: a physical therapist.
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ther•a•pist

(ˈθɛr ə pɪst)

n.
1. a person trained in the use of physical methods, as exercise or massage, for the treatment of disease, injury, or disability.
2. a person trained in the use of psychological methods for the treatment of mental or emotional problems; psychotherapist.
3. Also, ther•a•peu•tist (ˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪst) a person, as a physician, skilled in therapeutics.
[1885–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.therapist - a person skilled in a particular type of therapytherapist - a person skilled in a particular type of therapy
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
naprapath - a therapist who practices naprapathy
alleviator - a therapist who makes suffering more endurable
chiropractor - a therapist who practices chiropractic
curandera - a Mexican woman who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans
curandero - a Mexican man who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans
electrotherapist - someone who specializes in the treatment of disease by electricity
herb doctor, herbalist - a therapist who heals by the use of herbs
naturopath - a therapist who practices naturopathy
osteopath, osteopathist - a therapist who manipulates the skeleton and muscles
physical therapist, physiotherapist - therapist who treats injury or dysfunction with exercises and other physical treatments of the disorder
clinical psychologist, psychotherapist - a therapist who deals with mental and emotional disorders
sangoma - a traditional Zulu healer and respected elder
speech therapist - a therapist who treats speech defects and disorders
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therapist

noun psychologist, analyst, psychiatrist, shrink (informal), counsellor, healer, psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, trick cyclist (informal) My therapist helped me feel my anger.
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Translations
مُعالِج
terapeut
terapeut
terapeutti
terapeuta
meîferîaraîili
terapeut
tedaviciterapist

therapist

[ˈθerəpɪst] Nterapeuta mf
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therapist

[ˈθɛrəpɪst] nthérapeute mf
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therapist

nTherapeut(in) m(f)
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therapist

[ˈθɛrəpɪst] nterapista m/f
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therapy

(ˈθerəpi) noun
the (methods of) treatment of disease, disorders of the body etc. speech therapy; physiotherapy.
ˈtherapist noun
therapeutic (θerəˈpjuːtik) adjective
of or concerning the healing and curing of disease. therapeutic treatment/exercises.
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ther·a·pist

n. terapeuta, persona experta en una o más áreas de aplicación de tratamientos en el campo de la salud;
physical ______ fisico;
speech ___finiatra, logopeda.
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therapist

n terapeuta mf; (fam, psych) psicoterapeuta mf; behavioral — terapeuta conductual; cognitive behavioral — terapeuta cognitivo conductual; massage — terapeuta masajista; occupational — terapeuta ocupacional; physical — fisioterapeuta mf, terapeuta físico; respiratory — terapeuta respiratorio; speech — logopeda mf, logoterapeuta mf, fonoaudiólogo -ga mf, terapeuta del lenguaje therapy n (pl -pies) terapia, tratamiento; antiretroviral — (ART) terapia or tratamiento antirretroviral (TARV); behavioral — terapia conductual or de la conducta; cardiac resynchronization — terapia de resincronización cardíaca; chelation — terapia de quelación; cognitive — terapia cognitiva; cognitive behavioral — terapia cognitivo conductual* ; combination — terapia combinada, tratamiento combinado; consolidation — tratamiento or terapia de consolidación; diet — dietoterapia; directly observed — tratamiento directamente observado; electroconvulsive — (ECT) terapia electroconvulsiva (TEC); group — terapia grupal or de grupo; heat — termoterapia, terapia de calor; highly active antiretroviral — (HAART) (ant) terapia or tratamiento antirretroviral (TARV), terapia or tratamiento antirretroviral de gran actividad (TARGA) (ant); hormone o hormonal — hormonoterapia, terapia hormonal; hormone-replacement — terapia de reemplazo hormonal, terapia hormonal sustitutiva; induction — tratamiento or terapia de inducción; language — terapia del lenguaje; maintenance — (oncology, addiction medicine, etc.) terapia or tratamiento de mantenimiento; massage — terapia de masaje(s); nicotine-replacement — terapia de reemplazo de nicotina; occupational — terapia ocupacional; photodynamic — terapia fotodinámica; physical — fisioterapia, terapia física (Amer); proton beam —, proton — terapia con haz de protones, terapia de protones; radiation — radioterapia; respiratory — terapia respiratoria; root canal — (form) endodoncia (form), tratamiento de conducto; salvage — tratamiento or terapia de rescate; speech — logopedia, logoterapia, fonoaudiología, terapia del lenguaje, terapia del habla (esp. Mex); ultrasound — ultrasonoterapia, ultrasonido terapéutico; whirlpool — hidromasaje m
* cognitivo conductual is considered a compound adjective and therefore the first word (cognitivo) is not required to agree in gender with the noun being modified.
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