HyperDic: psychotherapy

English > 2 senses of the word psychotherapy:
NOUNcognitionpsychotherapy, psychotherapeutics, mental hygienethe branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods
actpsychotherapythe treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means
psychotherapy > pronunciation
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English > psychotherapy: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods.
Synonymspsychotherapeutics, mental hygiene
NarrowerFreudian psychologyThe psychological theories of Sigmund Freud
Jungian psychologyThe psychological theories of Carl Jung
clinical psychologyThe branch of psychology concerned with the treatment of abnormal mentation and behavior
Broaderpsychiatry, psychopathology, psychological medicineThe branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
Spanishpsicoterapia
Catalanpsicoteràpia
Adjectivespsychotherapeuticof or relating to or practicing psychotherapy
Nounspsychotherapista therapist who deals with mental and emotional disorders
English > psychotherapy: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means.
Category offree-associateassociate freely
Narrowerbehavior therapy, behavior modificationpsychotherapy that seeks to extinguish or inhibit abnormal or maladaptive behavior by reinforcing desired behavior and extinguishing undesired behavior
client-centered therapyA method of psychotherapy developed by Carl Rogers in which the client determines the focus and pace of each session
crisis interventionpsychotherapy that focuses on acute critical situations (depressive episodes or attempted suicides or drug overdoses) with the aim of restoring the person to the level of functioning before the crisis
group therapy, group psychotherapypsychotherapy in which a small group of individuals meet with a therapist
hypnotherapyThe use of hypnosis in psychotherapy
play therapyform of psychotherapy for children that uses play situations for diagnosis or treatment
psychoanalysis, analysis, depth psychologyA set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders
self-analysisThe application of psychotherapeutic principles to the analysis of your own personality
Broadertherapy(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
Spanishpsicoterapia
Catalanpsicoteràpia
Adjectivespsychotherapeuticof or relating to or practicing psychotherapy
Nounspsychotherapista therapist who deals with mental and emotional disorders

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