couples therapy

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.

Word by Word Definitions

couple play couples
  1. : two persons married, engaged, or otherwise romantically paired

  2. : two persons paired together

  3. : pair, brace

  1. : to connect for consideration together

  2. : to join for combined effect

  3. : to fasten together : link

  1. : two

therapy play
  1. : therapeutic treatment especially of bodily, mental, or behavioral disorder


Medical Dictionary

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

couples therapist

or couples counselor noun

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