counseling counseling  /ˈkaʊn sə lɪŋ/


  • (n) something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action


  1. The discipline of grief counseling was virtually unknown three decades ago.
  2. Campus counseling centers are, as a result, more overburdened than ever before.
  3. Victims and police officers often seek counseling after experiencing ghastly crimes.


  1. Telephone Counseling Can Aid Recovery After Breast Cancer

    New research suggests telephone-based counseling, when combined with physician advice, can help breast cancer survivors with their recovery. Investigators determined the telephonic counseling helps women become more physically active, improving quality of life and lessening the side effects of cancer treatment. Investigators discovered that women who received exercise advice from their surgeon ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Psych Central

  2. Counseling days expanded at IVCC Ottawa Center

    Additional counseling appointments are available at the Illinois Valley Community College Ottawa Center, 321 W. Main St., for students planning to register for fall classes. Counseling is available day and night by appointment on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Call 815-224-0800
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Ottawa Times

  3. Counseling, budget on school board agenda

    by Chris Kenrick The Board of Education will be asked to vote tonight on "site plans" for guidance counseling services at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools. Members also will discuss a proposed school-district operating budget of $169 million for 2013-14.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Palo Alto Weekly

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