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May 18 2018

Counselling – definition of counselling by The Free Dictionary

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1. The act of exchanging opinions and ideas; consultation: joined in counsel with colleagues before deciding the issue.

2. Advice or guidance, especially as solicited from a knowledgeable person. See Synonyms at advice .

3. Private, guarded thoughts or opinions: keep one’s own counsel.

4. A lawyer or group of lawyers giving legal advice and especially conducting a case in court.

v.coun·seled. coun·sel·ing. coun·sels or coun·selled or coun·sel·ling

1. To give counsel to; advise: counseled us to be prudent.

2. To recommend: counseled care in the forthcoming negotiations.

To give or take advice. See Usage Note at council .

[Middle English counseil. from Old French conseil. from Latin c nsilium ; akin to c nsulere. to take counsel, consult .]



(Social Welfare) guidance offered by social workers, doctors, etc, to help a person resolve social or personal problems

Thesaurus Antonyms Related Words Synonyms Legend:

counselling – something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

road map. guideline – a detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards or determining a course of action; “the president said he had a road map for normalizing relations with Vietnam”

career counseling – counseling on career opportunities

cynosure – something that provides guidance (as Polaris guides mariners); “let faith be your cynosure to walk by”

genetic counseling – guidance for prospective parents on the likelihood of genetic disorders in their future children

marriage counseling – counseling on marital problems and disagreements

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