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psychoanalyst Syllabification: psy·cho·an·a·lyst
Pronunciation: /ˌsīkōˈanələst/

Definition of psychoanalyst in English:


A person who practices psychoanalysis.
Example sentences
  • For example, Freud analysed his own daughter Anna over a period of several years, a flagrant violation of psychoanalytic principles which most psychoanalysts would condemn.
  • She is a psychoanalyst and practicing therapist who works primarily with survivors of rape and sexual violence.
  • Both traumas require proactive engagement of family members and interpretive actions of psychotherapists and psychoanalysts that open the self to witness and acknowledgment.

Words that rhyme with psychoanalyst

analyst, annalist, cryptanalyst, panellist (US panelist)

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