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Counseling Vocab

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1. The study of human behavior

2. Rules that govern society

3. 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

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

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

6. An irrational - exaggerated fear of death

7. 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.

8. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

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

10. The feelings and their expression

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

12. The individual providing assistance and guidance

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

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

15. 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

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

17. Providing a choice of services and merchandise available as families make a selection and complete funeral arrangements - formulating different actions in adjustine to a crisis

18. A belief in god or gods

19. That which is expressed by posture - facial expression - actions - physical behavior; that which is communivated by any means except verbally

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

21. 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

22. 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

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

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

25. 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.

26. 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

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

28. The individual seeking assistance or guidance

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

30. 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

31. Any time someone helps someone else with a problem

32. That counseling which occurs before a death

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

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

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

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

37. Fidelity to moral principles

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

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

40. 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

41. Intervention with people whose needs are so specific that usually they can only be met by specifically trained physicians or psychologists. The practicioners in this field need special training because they often work with deeper levels of consciousn

42. 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

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

44. An act or practice of allowing the death of persons suffering from a life-limiting condition

45. Blame directed towards another person

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

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

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

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

50. 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