counseling

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noun coun·sel·ing \ˈkau̇n(t)-s(ə-)liŋ\
variants: or

counselling

Definition of counseling

  1. :  professional guidance of the individual by utilizing psychological methods especially in collecting case history data, using various techniques of the personal interview, and testing interests and aptitudes career counseling for high schoolers counseling for drug addicts

Examples of counseling in a Sentence

  1. She is receiving counseling to cope with the death of her husband.

  2. The college offers career counseling.

Origin and Etymology of counseling

see 1counsel


First Known Use: 1927


COUNSELING Defined for English Language Learners

counseling

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noun coun·sel·ing \ˈkau̇n(t)-s(ə-)liŋ\

Definition of counseling for English Language Learners

  • : advice and support that is given to people to help them deal with problems, make important decisions, etc.


Medical Dictionary

counseling

noun coun·sel·ing

Medical Definition of counseling

  1. :  professional guidance of the individual by utilizing psychological methods especially in collecting case history data, using various techniques of the personal interview, and testing interests and aptitudes





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