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therapist

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noun ther·a·pist \ˈther-ə-pist\

Simple Definition of therapist

  • : a person trained in methods of treating illnesses especially without the use of drugs or surgery

  • : a person who helps people deal with mental or emotional problems by talking about those problems : a person trained in psychotherapy

Full Definition of therapist

  1. :  one specializing in therapy; especially :  a person trained in methods of treatment and rehabilitation other than the use of drugs or surgery <a speech therapist>

Examples of therapist

  1. He works with a therapist to improve his speech.



1886

First Known Use of therapist

1886



THERAPIST Defined for Kids

therapist

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noun ther·a·pist \ˈther-ə-pəst\

Definition of therapist

  1. :  a person specializing in treating disorders or injuries of the body or mind especially in ways that do not involve drugs and surgery <a speech therapist>




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therapist

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noun ther·a·pist \ˈther-ə-pəst\

Medical Definition of therapist

  1. :  a person specializing in therapy; especially :  one trained in methods of treatment and rehabilitation other than the use of drugs or surgery




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