group therapist
noun see group therapy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • group therapy — noun Date: 1943 therapy in the presence of a therapist in which several patients discuss and share their personal problems called also group psychotherapy • group therapist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • group therapy — noun /ˌɡrupˈθɛɹəpi/ group psychotherapy, a form of therapy where patients are treated as a group, using group dynamics. See Also: group therapist, group psychotherapist …   Wiktionary

  • Group Analysis — is a method of group psychotherapy originated by S. H. Foulkes in the 1940s’. Group work was perhaps born of the need to deal economically and efficiently with a large body of returning soldiers with shared problems, but it soon developed into a… …   Wikipedia

  • group therapy — or group psychotherapy n. a form of treatment for a group of patients with similar emotional problems or disorders, as by group discussions moderated by a therapist …   English World dictionary

  • group therapy — noun uncount a treatment for people with emotional problems in which they come together in a group to discuss their problems and possible solutions with a trained THERAPIST …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • group therapy — group′ ther′apy n. pst psychotherapy in which a group of patients, usu. led by a therapist, discuss their problems …   From formal English to slang

  • group therapy — psychotherapy in which a number of patients discuss their problems together, usually under the leadership of a therapist, using shared knowledge and experiences to provide constructive feedback about maladaptive behavior. [1940 45] * * * Form of… …   Universalium

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