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Counseling Vocab

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1. Guilt felt by the survivors

2. 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

3. 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

4. That counseling which occurs before a death

5. A deliberate act of self destruction

6. The individual providing assistance and guidance

7. Rules that govern society

8. Good comminication within and between men; or good free communication within or between men is always therapeutic

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

10. A stage of moral development in which the expectations of the social group (family - community and nation) are supported and maintained

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

12. A belief in god or gods

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

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

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

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

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

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

19. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

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

21. An irrational - exaggerated fear of death

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

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

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

25. 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

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

27. The individual seeking assistance or guidance

28. 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

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

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

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

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

33. Fidelity to moral principles

34. Couselor takes a live speaking role - asking questions - suggesting courses of action - etc.

35. 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

36. 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)

37. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

38. Preoccupied and intense thoughts about the deceased

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

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

41. Blame directed towards another person

42. Any time someone helps someone else with a problem

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

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

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

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

47. 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.

48. 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

49. Moral principles that vary with circumstance

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