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psychoanalyst

 [si″ko-an´ah-list]
a practitioner of psychoanalysis.

psy·cho·an·a·lyst

(sī'kō-an'ă-list),
A psychotherapist, usually a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist, trained in psychoanalysis and employing its methods in the treatment of emotional disorders.

psychoanalyst

[sī′kō·an′əlist]
a psychotherapist, usually a psychiatrist, who has had special training in psychoanalysis and who applies the techniques of psychoanalytic theory.

psychoanalyst

A person trained in psychoanalysis, who may or may not be a medical doctor.

psychoanalyst

Psychiatry A person who diagnoses and treats emotional disorders by exploring a Pt's mental and emotional history and makeup; treatment is usually long-term. See Psychiatrist, Psychologist.

psy·cho·an·a·lyst

(sī'kō-an'ă-list)
A psychotherapist, usually a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist, trained in psychoanalysis and employing its methods in the treatment of emotional disorders.
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An enlightening read for anyone who's ever considered themselves an armchair psychoanalyst.
THE INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOANALYSIS is the main professional organisation for psychoanalysts in the UK and a global centre of excellence in the provision of psychoanalytic training, education, publication and clinical practice.
She describes their leadership, the backgrounds of the psychoanalysts who joined the clinic movement, the psychoanalytic societies which helped support them, the professional groups that hindered the movement, the services and psychoanalytic training offered, and the types of clients seeking help.
Portrait painting is unavoidably an act of self-projection--or more subtly the projection of what psychoanalyst Heinz Kohut calls one's "self-objects.
Only members of the International Psychoanalytical Association, a society founded by Freud, are entitled to call themselves psychoanalysts.
Classical psychoanalysts tend to adhere to Freud's technique of minimizing disclosure of personal information, in order to facilitate the development of the transference.
During his impressive talk, he told a good joke about an eminent psychoanalyst who was asked why he had a horseshoe hanging up in his house when he did not believe in superstition, ``Of course I don't believe it works,'' retorted, ``But I am told it works whether you believe in it or not.
After a suicide attempt Johnnine meets the dead psychoanalysts Jung, Reich and Freud in a limbo-like realm.
His intense attachment to psychoanalysts who saw homosexuality as a curable condition didn't help, although Bach can only speculate that Hart's discomfort with his sexual identity was one of the primary causes of both his lifelong dependence on therapy and his recurring depressions.
Psychoanalysts and other psychotherapists now emphasize the need to build healing relationships in treating schizophrenia.
And especially my co-author, Sonja: A fiercely loving spouse, mother, and grandmother, who in addition to knowing how to parody Viennese psychoanalysts in a charming and witty way, is always "of counsel" in a most insightful and fair-minded way.
In fact, Freudian psychoanalysts use the term to describe a phenomenon that can develop between psychoanalysts and their patients.