hypnotherapy


hyp·no·ther·a·py

noun \ˌhip-nō-ˈther-ə-pē\

medical : the use of hypnosis to help people with emotional and psychological problems

Full Definition of HYPNOTHERAPY

1
:  treatment by hypnotism
2
:  psychotherapy that facilitates suggestion, reeducation, or analysis by hypnosis
hyp·no·ther·a·pist \-pist\ noun

First Known Use of HYPNOTHERAPY

1897

hyp·no·ther·a·py

noun \-ˈther-ə-pē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural hyp·no·ther·a·pies

Medical Definition of HYPNOTHERAPY

1
: treatment by hypnotism
2
: psychotherapy that facilitates suggestion, reeducation, or analysis by means of hypnosis
hyp·no·ther·a·peu·tic \-ˌther-ə-ˈpyüt-ik\ adjective

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