psychologist

[sahy-kol-uh-jist]
noun
1.
a specialist in psychology.
2.
Philosophy. an adherent to or advocate of psychologism.
adjective
3.
Also, psychologistic. of or pertaining to psychologism.

Origin:
1720–30; psycholog(y) + -ist

psychiatrist, psychologist, psychoanalyst, psychotherapist.
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psychology (saɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
 
n , pl -gies
1.  analytical psychology clinical psychology comparative psychology educational psychology See also experimental psychology the scientific study of all forms of human and animal behaviour, sometimes concerned with the methods through which behaviour can be modified
2.  informal the mental make-up or structure of an individual that causes him or her to think or act in the way he or she does
 
psy'chologist
 
n

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psychologist psy·chol·o·gist (sī-kŏl'ə-jĭst)
n.
A person trained and educated to perform psychological research, testing, and therapy.

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Example sentences
PhD, a school psychologist who also had a private practice.
It took school psychologist to find out why she was saying that, and it was all because of the dogs fighting.
There you go breaking your rule about being an arm-chair psychologist.
Each panel consists of three members-usually a lawyer or a judge, a doctor, and
  a psychologist or a social worker.
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