Definition of Counselling

1. Noun. Something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action.




Definition of Counselling

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of counseling) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Counselling

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Counselling

1. The art of listening to people and assisting them deal with their problems by weighing options, facilitating the consideration of the factors acting in that situaion. Counselling can be performed through the telephone or face to face. Ideal counselling constitutes an encounter which does not involve giving advice. Counsellors may not need to be formally trained but it is preferred that they are trained. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counselling

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Literary usage of Counselling

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1. The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come by John Bunyan (1853)
"You have fought eo stoutly for us, you have been so hearty in counselling of us, that I shall never forget your favour towards us. MER. ..."

2. Germany by OECD Staff, OECD (2004)
"Job search counselling with appropriate sanctioning improves incentives for employment... The government has implemented measures proposed by the Hartz ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"... to treat their negroes try counselling and inspiring humane If the West Indian landlords have ..."

4. Historia Placitorum Coronae: The History of the Pleas of the Crown by Matthew Hale, Sollom Emlyn (1847)
"CONCERNING COMMANDING, counselling, OH ABETTING OF MURDER OR MANSLAUGHTER. ALTHO this title may seem more proper under the title of principal and ..."

5. Behind the Mask: Getting to Grips with Crime and Violence in South Africa by Tony Emmett (2000)
"Individual and family counselling and referral In 1997 the Programme for the first time obtained the necessary funding to employ a full-time trauma ..."

6. Institutes of the Laws of Holland by Johannes van der Linden, Jabez Henry (1828)
"counselling or advising. With respect to this furthering of the commission ... (3) In like manner the counselling or advising the commission of any crime is ..."

7. Labour Market Policies in Slovenia by OECD Staff (1997)
"New approaches to job counselling For the future, new procedures are under discussion in which every new client, and not only the benefit claimants, ..."

8. Getting Off the Hook: Treatment of Drug Addiction and Social Disorders by Jurriaan Plesman (1986)
"Above all, rehabilitative counselling is time consuming. Ironically, if officers were trained in nutritional counselling as an adjunct to their other skills ..."

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