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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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
It has also been discovered by experimental psychologists, who study the
  animals' thinking processes.
Forty years ago social psychologists tried to figure out what made prejudiced
  people tick.
But as clear and detailed as these memories feel, psychologists find they are
  surprisingly inaccurate.
Psychiatrists, medical doctors and psychologists have used hypnosis for more
  than two centuries to treat pain and illness.
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