psychotherapist


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psy·cho·ther·a·pist

(sī'kō-thār'ă-pist),
A person, usually a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist, professionally trained and engaged in psychotherapy. Currently, the term is also applied to social workers, nurses, and others whose state-licensed practice acts include psychotherapy.

psychotherapist

(sī′kō-thĕr′ə-pĭst)
n.
An individual, such as a psychiatrist, psychologist, psychiatric nurse, or psychiatric social worker, who practices psychotherapy.

psychotherapist

[-ther′əpist]
one who practices psychotherapy, including psychiatrists, licensed psychologists, psychiatric nurses, psychiatric social workers, and individuals trained in counseling. The specific requirements for education and training differ markedly in content, breadth, and duration, depending on the form of psychotherapy practiced. Licensing procedures and definitions of practice vary from state to state. Compare psychoanalyst.

psy·cho·ther·a·pist

(sī'kō-thār'ă-pist)
A person, usually a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist, professionally trained and engaged in psychotherapy. Currently, the term is also applied to social workers, nurses, and others whose state licensing practice acts include psychotherapy.

psy·cho·ther·a·pist

(sī'kō-thār'ă-pist)
A person, usually a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist, professionally trained and engaged in psychotherapy. Currently, also applied to social workers, nurses, and others whose state- licensed practice activities include psychotherapy.
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Parties who submit documents or testify in a deposition about certain communications with a psychotherapist can be found to impliedly waive their psychotherapist-patient privilege, even when it occurs during the course of a different legal proceeding.
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