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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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As psychoanalysts, trained in other schools of psychoanalytic thought, struggled to understand the remote phantasies that Klein presented from her patients, understandably they made sense of the idea in their own terms.
An enlightening read for anyone who's ever considered themselves an armchair psychoanalyst.
On today's market of goods and services, it is not cognitive-behavioural therapy and other competing ideologies that threaten psychoanalysis in the struggle for market share and influence, but psychoanalysis itself, the psychoanalysts who convert themselves, in keeping with market demands, into 'successful', 'knowledgeable', 'modern' 'professionals'.
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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.