psychotherapeutic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1888 of, relating to, or used in psychotherapy • psychotherapeutically adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • psychotherapeutic — Relating to psychotherapy. * * * psy·cho·ther·a·peu·tic .ther ə pyüt ik adj of, relating to, or used in psychotherapy <psychotherapeutic methods> psy·cho·ther·a·peu·ti·cal·ly i k(ə )lē adv …   Medical dictionary

  • psychotherapeutic — psychotherapy ► NOUN ▪ the treatment of mental disorder by psychological rather than medical means. DERIVATIVES psychotherapeutic adjective psychotherapist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • psychotherapeutic — adjective 1. of or relating to or practicing psychotherapy (Freq. 1) psychotherapeutic sessions • Pertains to noun: ↑psychotherapy • Derivationally related forms: ↑psychotherapy 2. emotionally purging • …   Useful english dictionary

  • psychotherapeutic — See psychotherapy. * * * …   Universalium

  • psychotherapeutic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to psychotherapeutics (psychotherapy) b) Cathartic …   Wiktionary

  • psychotherapeutic — adj. of the treatment of mental disorders through psychological means; of catharsis, of the purging of emotions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • psychotherapeutic — psy·cho·therapeutic …   English syllables

  • psychotherapeutic — /ˌsaɪkoʊθɛrəˈpjutɪk/ (say .suykohtheruh pyoohtik) adjective involving a therapy based on addressing the psychological state of the patient …   Australian English dictionary

  • Psychotherapeutic Postural Integration — (PPI) is a wider development of Postural integration (PI), an alternative body psychotherapy method. It is an effective way to support individuals in dealing with the challenges in their lives in a more creative manner. The method helps them to… …   Wikipedia

  • psychotherapeutics — psychotherapeutic, adj. psychotherapeutically, adv. psychotherapeutist, n. /suy koh ther euh pyooh tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) psychotherapy. [1870 75; PSYCHO + THERAPEUTICS] * * * …   Universalium

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