Meaning of “psychotherapy” in the English Dictionary

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psychotherapynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌsɑɪ·koʊˈθer·ə·pi/

any of various methods of treating mental illness in which the people who are ill are encouraged to talk about themselves to each other or to a person trained in the method being used

noun [ C ] us /ˌsɑɪ·koʊˈθer·ə·pɪst/

(Definition of “psychotherapy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)