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Counseling Vocab

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1. An emotion or set of emotions due to a loss

2. A process occuring with losses aimed at loosening the attachement ot that which has been lost for appropriate reinvestment

3. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

4. The cultural heritage or identity of a group - based on factors such as language or country of origin

5. A strong emotion characterized by sudden and extreme fear.

6. Something - as a reason or desire - acting as a spur to action

7. Those appropriate and helpful acts of counseling that come after the funeral

8. A rule of ethical conduct found in some form in most major religious usually phrased - 'do unto others as you would have them do unto you'.

9. Advice - especially that given as a result of consultation

10. Any act that is charged with symbolic content

11. A state of tension - typically characterized by rapid heartbeat - shortness of breath and other similar ramifications of arousal of the autonomic nervous system; an emotion characterized by a vague fear or promonition that something undesirable is go

12. A stage moral development in which the inididual is characterized as not understanding the rules or feeling a sense of obligation to them. looking to experience only that which is good or pleasant or to avoid that which is painful.

13. Detailed examples of adjustments - choices - or alternatives available to the client or counselee from which a course of action may be selected

14. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

15. Feelings such as happiness - anger or grief - careated by brain patterns accompanied by bodily changes

16. The defense mechanism by which a person is unable or refuses to see things as they are because such facts are threatening to the self

17. Interventions for a highly emotional - temporary state in which individuals - overcome by feelings of anxiety - grief - confusion - or pain are unable to act in a realistic - normal manner. intentional responces which help individuals in a crisis sit

18. Syndrome characterized by the presence of grief in anticipation of death or loss; the actualy death comes as a confirmation of knowledge of a life-limiting condition

19. The experience of the emotion of grief

20. An adjustment process which involves grief or sorrow over a period of time and helps in the reorganization of the life on an individual following a loss of death of someone loved

21. According to client-centered counseling - the necessary quality of a counselor being in touch with reality and other's perception of one-self.

22. The study of human behavior as related to funeral service

23. The ability to enter into and share the feelings of others

24. Helping people facilitate uncomplicated grief to a healthly completion of the tasks of grieving within a reasonable time frame

25. Blame directed towards another person

26. The individual providing assistance and guidance

27. Blame directed toward one's self based on real or unreal conditions

28. Any time someone helps someone else with a problem

29. Fidelity to moral principles

30. Counseling in which a counselor shares a body of special information with a counselee

31. A stage of moral development in which the individual considers universal moral principles which supersede the authority of the group

32. The feelings and their expression

33. Expressing a though or idea in an alternate and sometimes a shortened form

34. A general term for the exchange of information - feelings - thoughts and acts between two or more people - including both verbal and nonverbal aspects o fthis interchange

35. Persons are usually conscious of the realtionship of the reaction to the death - but the reaction to the currect experience is excessive and disabling

36. Having a sense of honor; upright and fair dealing

37. Rules that govern society

38. The reaction of the body to an even often experienced emotionally as a sudden - violent and upsetting disturbance

39. Sincere feelings for the person who is trying to adjust to a serious loss

40. The study of death

41. Adefense mechanism used in grief to return to more familiar and often more primitive modes of coping

42. Choice of actions provided through counseling as a means on solving the counselee's problem

43. That branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human conduct - with respect to the rightness and wrongness of certian actions and to the goodness and badness of the motives and ends of such actions (webster)

44. To hold certain information in trust and not disclose without proper authorization or authority

45. A stage of moral development in which moral reasoning is based on reward and punishment from those in authority

46. A culturally entrenched pattern of behavior made up of: 1) sacred beliefs 2) emotional feelings accompanying the beliefs and 3) overt conduct presumable implementing the beliefs and feelings

47. Related to specific sitations in life that may create crisis and produce human pain and suffering. This type of couseling adds another diminsion to the giving of information in that it deals with significant feelings that are produced by life crises

48. The individual's ability to adjust the psychological and emotional changes brought on by a stressful even such as the death of a significant other

49. Grief extending over a long period of time without resolution

50. A learned emotional response to death-related phenomenon which is characterized by extreme apprehension