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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]
References in classic literature ?
His experience told him that intervention was too dubious a responsibility to be lightly incurred; the possible issue either of an endeavor to restore the former relations with Lucy and Philip, or of counselling submission to this irruption of a new feeling, was hidden in a darkness all the more impenetrable because each immediate step was clogged with evil.
This version of SNAS was content validated by three professors of Counselling, Social Work and Higher Education who have worked with students for a long time in Nigerian universities.
Next, we selected and read each article related to career counseling and development published in the Journal of Counseling & Development, The Counseling Psychologist, Journal of Counseling Psychology, Professional School Counseling, Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, Journal of College Student Development, British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, South African Journal of Psychology, and International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling.

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