clinical psychologist

noun
plural clinical psychologists

Definition of clinical psychologist

: a licensed psychologist with an advanced degree who assesses, diagnoses, and treats mental, emotional, and behavioral issues : a specialist in clinical psychology Evaluations were conducted by trained doctoral-level clinical psychology students, supervised by a licensed clinical psychologist.International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology

First Known Use of clinical psychologist

1900, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About clinical psychologist

Time Traveler for clinical psychologist

Time Traveler

The first known use of clinical psychologist was in 1900

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near clinical psychologist

clinically depressed

clinical psychologist

clinical psychology

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for clinical psychologist

Cite this Entry

“Clinical psychologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clinical%20psychologist. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for clinical psychologist

clinical psychologist

noun

Medical Definition of clinical psychologist

: a licensed psychologist with an advanced degree who assesses, diagnoses, and treats mental, emotional, and behavioral issues : a specialist in clinical psychology

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!