psychotherapeutic

adjective
psy·​cho·​ther·​a·​peu·​tic | \ ˌsī-kō-ˌther-ə-ˈpyü-tik How to pronounce psychotherapeutic (audio) \

Definition of psychotherapeutic

: of, relating to, or used in psychotherapy

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Other Words from psychotherapeutic

psychotherapeutically \ ˌsī-​kō-​ˌther-​ə-​ˈpyü-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce psychotherapeutically (audio) \ adverb

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Yet much of the psychotherapeutic establishment now regards the therapy as marginal. Margalit Fox, New York Times, "Arthur Janov, 93, Dies; Psychologist Caught World’s Attention With ‘Primal Scream’," 2 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of psychotherapeutic

1854, in the meaning defined above

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psychotherapeutic

adjective
psy·​cho·​ther·​a·​peu·​tic | \ -ˌther-ə-ˈpyüt-ik How to pronounce psychotherapeutic (audio) \

Medical Definition of psychotherapeutic

: of, relating to, or used in psychotherapy psychotherapeutic methods

Other Words from psychotherapeutic

psychotherapeutically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce psychotherapeutically (audio) \ adverb

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