THERAPEUTIST By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 noun. previous terminology for a therapy professional. THERAPEUTIST: "My great-grandmother said when she was a child, therapists were called therapeutists, and it was considered somewhat shameful to need the help of one." Related Psychology Terms COUNTERTRANSFERENCE PERIPATOLOGIST VICARIOUS TRAUMATIZATION (VT) TWENTY-FOUR-HOUR THERAPY OVERCORRECTION TRIAD TRAINING MODEL TOPECTOMY PLISSIT UNCRITICALNESS PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THERAPEUTIST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/therapeutist/ (accessed May 10, 2021).