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Psychotherapy - Psychology Definition of the Week

By August 2, 2013

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Definition: Psychotherapy is a term used to describe the process of treating psychological illness. A variety of professionals engage in psychotherapy including clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, social workers, and psychiatric nursers. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, group therapy, psychoanalytic therapy, and client-centered therapy are just a few of the different types of psychotherapy that can be used.

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