Firstly the word. Psychotherapy is made up of two words psyche and therapy. Psyche means 'the mind' or 'soul' and therapy means 'healing'. So psychotherapy is about healing the mind or soul. My quick and easy definition of what the soul or mind is: our thoughts and feelings. In this article, you can also read about different approaches of psychotherapy. How it will affect on your life and how we can workout on grief therapy.