couples therapy

noun

Definition of couples therapy

: therapy in which a psychologist helps couples solve problems with their relationships The romance had gone out of their relationship, so they signed up for couples therapy.

Learn More About couples therapy

Dictionary Entries Near couples therapy

coupleress

couples therapy

couplet

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for couples therapy

Cite this Entry

“Couples therapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/couples%20therapy. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for couples therapy

couples therapy

noun
variants: or couples counseling

Medical Definition of couples therapy

: usually short-term counseling designed to help couples understand and resolve problems, dissatisfaction, and conflict in their relationship : marriage counseling

Other Words from couples therapy

couples therapist or couples counselor noun

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

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!