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counselor

 [kown´sel-er]
one who gives advice or instruction.
vocational counselor a professional who assists disabled individuals in assessing their strengths and weaknesses and selecting jobs or careers that maximize their potential to become contributing members of the workforce. The vocational counselor works as a member of the rehabilitation team to formulate a plan designed to achieve vocational goals.
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counselor

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counsellor

(koun′sə-lər, -slər)
n.
A person, especially a licensed professional, who treats people with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders and problems. See Usage Note at council.

coun′se·lor·ship′ n.
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