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Counseling Vocab

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

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

3. 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

4. Fidelity to moral principles

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

6. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

7. A conscious postponement of addressing anxieties and concerns

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

9. A belief in god or gods

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

11. The individual providing assistance and guidance

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

13. 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)

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

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

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

17. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

18. 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

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

20. Spoken - oral communication

21. A deliberate act of self destruction

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

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

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

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. 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.

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

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

29. Adjustments - motivational in nature - to be achieved

30. Centering a client's thinking and feelings on the situation causing a problem and assisting the person in choosing the behavior or adjustment to solve the problem

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

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

33. 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

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

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

36. 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

37. Rules that govern society

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

39. Moral principles that vary with circumstance

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

41. 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

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

43. 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.

44. 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

45. Preoccupied and intense thoughts about the deceased

46. Blame directed towards another person

47. Any act that is charged with symbolic content

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

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

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