counselling

Definitions of counselling
  1. noun
    something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    synonyms: counsel, counseling, direction, guidance
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    guideline, road map
    a detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards or determining a course of action
    career counseling
    counseling on career opportunities
    cynosure
    something that provides guidance (as Polaris guides mariners)
    genetic counseling
    guidance for prospective parents on the likelihood of genetic disorders in their future children
    marriage counseling
    counseling on marital problems and disagreements
    confidential information, hint, lead, steer, tip, wind
    an indication of potential opportunity
    type of:
    content, message, subject matter, substance
    what a communication that is about something is about
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