Meaning of therapist
Pronunciation: (ther'u-pist), [key]
- a person trained in the use of physical methods, as exercises, heat treatments, etc., in treating or rehabilitating the sick or wounded or helping patients overcome physical defects.
- a person trained in the use of psychological methods for helping patients overcome psychological problems.
- a person, as a doctor, skilled in therapeutics.
- therapist (Thesaurus)