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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.

therapist

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

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]
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

therapist

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

therapist

[ˈθerəpɪst] Nterapeuta mf

therapist

[ˈθɛrəpɪst] nthérapeute mf

therapist

nTherapeut(in) m(f)

therapist

[ˈθɛrəpɪst] nterapista m/f

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.

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.

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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There has been a recent resurgence of interest in and attention to therapist factors, as well as client and relationship variables related to effective counseling and psychotherapy, with technique or specific treatment variables receiving more critical scrutiny (e.g., Castonguay & Hill, 2017; Norcross, 2011; but see also Nathan & Gorman, 2015).
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