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Counseling Vocab

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

2. 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

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

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

5. The individual providing assistance and guidance

6. Spoken - oral communication

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

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

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

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

11. 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

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

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

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

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

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

17. 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

18. The killing of one human being by another

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

20. A belief in god or gods

21. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

22. 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

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

24. Guilt felt by the survivors

25. An irrational - exaggerated fear of death

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

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

28. 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

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

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

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

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

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

34. A deliberate act of self destruction

35. The ability to be considerate and friendly as demonstrated by both verbal and non-verbal

36. 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

37. That counseling which occurs before a death

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

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

40. Fidelity to moral principles

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

42. The ability to present one's self sincerely

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

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

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

46. 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

47. 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

48. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

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

50. 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