autocatharsis

autocatharsis

[aw-toh-kuh-thahr-sis]
noun Psychiatry.
a therapeutic process designed to free unconscious disturbances by having the patient write about his or her experiences, impressions, etc.

Origin:
auto-1 + catharsis

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