1. A psychotherapist or psychoanalyst. I've been seeing the same couch doctor for nearly a year, but I don't feel like it has made any improvement to my mental health. He's going to need some long sessions with a couch doctor after what happened.
2. Someone who specializes in repairing or making alterations to couches. A: "The kids were jumping on the couch and broke one of the arm rests!" B: "There's a couch doctor in town you can take it to. He does really great work."
3. Someone who specializes in transporting couches into or out of difficult or tricky locations. I'm looking for a local couch doctor who can help move my new couch into my fifth-floor apartment. I have no idea how I'll do it by myself.
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n. a psychiatrist; a psychoanalyst. I finally walked out on my couch-doctor. Now I’m getting it all together. I bought three new cars for that couch-turkey! Now I’m paying for his kid’s college!
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