Definitions of psychoanalyst

n a licensed practitioner of psychoanalysis

Sigmund Freud
Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)
Melanie Klein
United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)
Wilhelm Reich
Austrian born psychoanalyst who lived in the United States; advocated sexual freedom and believed that cosmic energy could be concentrated in a human being (1897-1957)
Type of:
head-shrinker, psychiatrist, shrink
a physician who specializes in psychiatry

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