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counselling

Psychology
A relationship in which a professional or trained individual attempts to help another, so as to understand and solve his or her difficulties in psychosocial adjustment; counsellors may also advise, opine and instruct in order to direct another’s judgement or conduct.

coun·sel·ing

(kown'sĕl-ing)
Provision of advice and instruction by a health care professional to patients.
See: psychotherapy
Synonym(s): counselling.
[L. consilium, deliberation]

coun·sel·ing

(kown'sĕl-ing)
A professional relationship and activity in which one person endeavors to help another to understand and to solve his or her adjustment problems.
Synonym(s): counselling.
[L. consilium, deliberation]
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