- a person trained to practice psychoanalysis.
Origin of psychoanalyst
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Word Origin and History for psychoanalyst
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- A psychotherapist, usually a psychiatrist or a clinical psychologist, who is trained in psychoanalysis and employs its methods in treating emotional disorders.
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