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therapist

noun ther·a·pist \ˈther-ə-pist\

: 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

:  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>
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Examples of THERAPIST

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

First Known Use of THERAPIST

1886
THERAPIST Defined for Kids

therapist

noun ther·a·pist \ˈther-ə-pəst\

Definition of THERAPIST for Kids

:  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

noun ther·a·pist \ˈther-ə-pəst\

Medical Definition of THERAPIST

:  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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