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milieu therapy Syllabification: mi·lieu ther·a·py

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of milieu therapy in English:

noun

Psychotherapy in which the patient’s social environment is controlled or manipulated with a view to preventing self-destructive behavior.
Example sentences
  • Gerson-Therapy is a milieu therapy, but also many doctors have developed similar procedures.
  • The milieu therapy of the Rayonex company with its holistic vital substances combination has proved its efficiency.
  • In this way, the client uses milieu therapy to apply his or her developing perspectives on life, work and love to the project of building a meaningful and satisfying life.

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