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English definition of “therapist”

therapist

noun [C]     /ˈθer.ə.pɪst/
C1 someone whose job is to treat a particular type of mental or physical illness or disability , usually with a particular type of therapy : a speech therapist a music /an art therapist I'm seeing my therapist on Friday morning .Counselling and psychotherapyAlternative and traditional therapies
(Definition of therapist noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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