talk therapy

noun
|Updated on: 25 Jul 2018

Definition of talk therapy

: psychotherapy emphasizing conversation between therapist and patient

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1979

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talk therapy

noun \ ˈtȯk- \

medical Definition of talk therapy

: psychotherapy emphasizing conversation between therapist and patient

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