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Counseling Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. The ability to enter into and share the feelings of others

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

3. A formal act or observance that may or may not have symbolic content

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

5. A phrase coined by Carl Rogers to refer to that type of counseling where one comes actively and voluntarily to gain help on a problem - but without any notion of surrendering his own responsiblity for the situation; a non-drective method of counselin

6. A belief in god or gods

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

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

9. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

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

11. An irrational - exaggerated fear of death

12. The feelings and their expression

13. Strong emotion marked by such reactions as alarm - dread - and disquieting

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

15. The state of estrangement an inidvidual feels in social settings that are viewed as foreign - unpredictable or unacceptable

16. A highly emotional termporary state in which an individual's feelings of anxiety - grief - confusion or pain impair his or her ability to act

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

18. The tendency in human beings to make strong affectional bonds with others coming from the need for secrity and safety

19. The intense physical and emotional expression of grief occuring as the awareness increases of a loss of someone or something significant

20. A term to describe the experience of grief - espeically in young bereaved parents - where mourning customes are unclear due to an inappropriate death and the abscense of prior bereavement experience; typical in a society that has attempted to minimiz

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

22. The study of human behavior

23. 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

24. That counseling which occurs before a death

25. The rite of finality in a funeral service preceeding cremation - earth burial - entombment or burial at sea

26. Consists of abstract patterns (the rules - ideas - beliefs shared by members of society) of and for living and dying - which are learned directly or indirectly

27. The individual providing assistance and guidance

28. The individual seeking assistance or guidance

29. The study of death

30. The ability to present one's self sincerely

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

32. An organized - flexible - purposeful - group centered - time-limited response to death which reflects revernce - dignity and respect

33. Any event - person or object that lessens the degreee of pain in grief

34. A deliberate act of self destruction

35. Crib death. the sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant - which remains unexplained after a complete autopsy and a review of the circumstances around the death

36. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

37. A defense mechanism in which anger is redirected toward a person or object other than the one who caused the anger originally.

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

39. Occur when persons experience symptoms and behaviors which cause them difficulty but they do not see or recognise the fact that these are related to the loss

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

41. Any act that is charged with symbolic content

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

43. Adjustments - motivational in nature - to be achieved

44. The experience of the emotion of grief

45. The killing of one human being by another

46. A therapeutic experiance for reasonably healthy persons. do no confuse this with psychotherapy which is treatment for emotionally disturbed persons - who seek or are referred for assistance with pathological problems. A counselor's clients are encour

47. The set of values - ideas and opinions of an individual or group

48. 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

49. Support or support system provided to the counselee who is seeking an alternative to problems

50. The customs - values - and standards of practice of a group - age - or theory intended to be timeless.