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Counseling Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Helping people facilitate uncomplicated grief to a healthly completion of the tasks of grieving within a reasonable time frame

2. 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

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

4. A conscious postponement of addressing anxieties and concerns

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

6. 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

7. 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

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

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

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

11. Rules that govern society

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

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

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

15. The feelings and their expression

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

17. Blame directed towards another person

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

19. The killing of one human being by another

20. 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.

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

22. Moral principles that vary with circumstance

23. 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

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

25. The experience of the emotion of grief

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

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

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

29. That counseling which occurs before a death

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

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

32. 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

33. Crib death. the sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant - which remains unexplained after a complete autopsy and a review of the circumstances around the death

34. 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

35. 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)

36. 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

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

38. 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

39. Adjustments - motivational in nature - to be achieved

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

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

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

44. Preoccupied and intense thoughts about the deceased

45. 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.

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

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

48. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

49. The individual seeking assistance or guidance

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