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Counseling In The Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science

The term counseling has both a generic and a more specific meaning. Generally speaking, counseling... nutritional consultants—all of whom are identified as doing counseling. From a more specific stance...

counseling In Webster's New World™ Medical Dictionary

...life's problems or health issues. Areas in which counseling may be used in medicine include nutrition, genetic counseling and family counseling (particularly to help the family cope with a member's illness...

counseling In Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary

...(kown´səl-ing) pronunciation provision of information, advice, and support. genetic counseling that provided to an individual, family, or group manifesting or at risk for developing or transmitting a...

Counseling and Culture In Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology

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...Counseling is a product of Western cultures whose values have continued to dominate the counseling profession through the imposition of cultural assumptions as counseling services have spread to...

Rehabilitation counseling is a counseling profession noted for its emphasis on serving persons with... has been characterized by its counseling model and its responsiveness to state and federal mandates...

Multicultural Counseling In The Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science

Multicultural counseling assumes that each person’s identity has been shaped by a great number of cultures and that effective counseling will address these different cultural identities in each...

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