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Counseling Vocab

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

2. 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

3. Fidelity to moral principles

4. 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)

5. The asumption of blame directed toward one's self by others

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

7. 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'.

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

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

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

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

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

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

14. 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

15. That counseling which occurs before a death

16. The killing of one human being by another

17. 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

18. Any act that is charged with symbolic content

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

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

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

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

23. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

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

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

26. A belief in god or gods

27. The feelings and their expression

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

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

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

31. 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

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

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

34. Preoccupied and intense thoughts about the deceased

35. 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

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

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

38. Adjustments - motivational in nature - to be achieved

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

40. Moral principles that vary with circumstance

41. Any time someone helps someone else with a problem

42. 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

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

44. 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

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

46. 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

47. The study of death

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

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

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