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One of my mantras is that all CEOs should have at least two years of psychotherapy.
The National Center for PTSD lists two main types of treatment: psychotherapy and medication.
The owner of a social services business in Bristol and Torrington has been convicted of billing Medicaid for psychotherapy sessions that did not happen.
Brown continued to bill Medicaid for psychotherapy services that were not performed through April 2014, the attorney's office said.
Mrs. Bond had a psychotherapy practice and was with Psych Associates in Towson.
Psychotherapy is a relationship between two people.
For those mothers, Dimidjian and her collaborators have studied the impact of behavioral activation treatment, a psychotherapy that focuses on helping people become active and engaged in their lives.
Participants, usually taking a psychedelic in combination with intense psychotherapy, have overcome PTSD and addiction to cocaine or have found relief from depression while facing terminal illness.
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Origin and Etymology of psychotherapy
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1890See Words from the same year
PSYCHOTHERAPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of psychotherapy for English Language Learners
: treatment of mental or emotional illness by talking about problems rather than by using medicine or drugs
Medical Definition of psychotherapy
1: treatment of mental or emotional disorder or maladjustment by psychological means especially involving verbal communication (as in psychoanalysis, nondirective psychotherapy, reeducation, or hypnosis)
2: any alteration in an individual's interpersonal environment, relationships, or life situation brought about especially by a qualified therapist and intended to have the effect of alleviating symptoms of mental or emotional disturbance
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