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Definition 1: the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means - [noun denoting act]

(psychotherapy is a kind of ...) (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)

"the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury" "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested" "heat therapy gave the best relief"

(... is a kind of psychotherapy ) the application of psychotherapeutic principles to the analysis of your own personality

(... is a kind of psychotherapy ) a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud

"his physician recommended psychoanalysis"

(... is a kind of psychotherapy ) form of psychotherapy for children that uses play situations for diagnosis or treatment

(... is a kind of psychotherapy ) the use of hypnosis in psychotherapy

(... is a kind of psychotherapy ) psychotherapy in which a small group of individuals meet with a therapist; interactions among the members are considered to be therapeutic

(... is a kind of psychotherapy ) psychotherapy that focuses on acute critical situations (depressive episodes or attempted suicides or drug overdoses) with the aim of restoring the person to the level of functioning before the crisis

(... is a kind of psychotherapy ) a method of psychotherapy developed by Carl Rogers in which the client determines the focus and pace of each session

(... is a kind of psychotherapy ) psychotherapy that seeks to extinguish or inhibit abnormal or maladaptive behavior by reinforcing desired behavior and extinguishing undesired behavior

(psychotherapy is the domain which ... is member of) associate freely

"Let's associate freely to bring up old memories"

Definition 2: the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for psychotherapy in the sense of this definition

(psychotherapy is a kind of ...) the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders

(... is a kind of psychotherapy ) the branch of psychology concerned with the treatment of abnormal mentation and behavior

(... is a kind of psychotherapy ) the psychological theories of Sigmund Freud

(... is a kind of psychotherapy ) the psychological theories of Carl Jung

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