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Counseling Vocab

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1. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

2. Preoccupied and intense thoughts about the deceased

3. Guilt felt by the survivors

4. Moral principles that vary with circumstance

5. Inhibited - suppressed or postponed responce to a loss

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

7. Any act that is charged with symbolic content

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

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

10. The ability to present one's self sincerely

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

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

13. 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

14. A brief review of points covered in a portion of the counseling session

15. Fidelity to moral principles

16. The ability to communicate the belief that everyone possesses the capacity and right to choose alternatives and make decisions

17. A death has occured and the funeral director is counseling with the family as they select the services and items of merchandise in completing arrangements for the funeral service of their choice.

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

19. A relation of harmony - conformity - accord - or affinity established in any human interaction

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

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

22. The state of being prevented from attaining a purpose; thwarted; the blocking of the satisfaction of a perceived need by some kind of obstacle

23. Blame directed towards another person

24. 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

25. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

26. Rules that govern society

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

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

29. The feelings and their expression

30. Giving undivided attention by means of verbal and non-verbal behavior

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

32. A deliberate act of self destruction

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

34. To assist in understanding of the circumstances or situations the individual is experiencing - and to assist that person in the selection of an alternative adjustment if necessary

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

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

37. A philosophy that does not focus on the worship of a god or gods.

38. 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

39. 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

40. 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

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

42. 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

43. The study of death

44. 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'.

45. The individual providing assistance and guidance

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

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

48. 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

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

50. A belief in god or gods