- A psychotherapist, usually a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist, trained in psychoanalysis and employing its methods in the treatment of emotional disorders.
* * *psy·cho·an·a·lyst -'an-əl-əst n a person who practices or adheres to the principles of psychoanalysis specif a psychotherapist trained at an established psychoanalytic institute
* * *psy·cho·an·a·lyst (si″ko-anґə-list) a practitioner of psychoanalysis.
Medical dictionary. 2011.