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Definition of "therapist" []

  • One who specializes in the provision of a particular therapy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "therapist" in a sentence
  • "“Doctor Bradon said you might say something like that, and he said if she got a new therapist it must not be a woman… that she has issues which require a male therapist…”"
  • "The term therapist can refer to a psychiatrist, psycholo­gist, social worker, nurse, or pastoral counselor."
  • "The word therapist triggered a medical image, of someone on an uphill career path toward a goal that required study, dedication and total commitment."