Counseling Organization Members

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    Similar to mentoring, there are many perspectives on the definition of counseling,
    especially since the relatively recent popularity of personal and professional
    Traditionally, counseling might have been described as the activities conducted
    by a person (the counselor) for another person (the client, friend, etc.) in
    order to help that other person to solve a problem in regard to themselves,
    someone else, or some other situation. An untrained counselor might provide counseling
    primarily by offering advice. A professional counselor might work with a variety
    of other tools, eg, assessments, diagnosis, treatment plans, deep listening,
    values clarification, direct advice, etc. The approaches and variety of tools
    used by a professional counselor depend a great deal on their training and paradigms
    (overall views) of the counselor, eg, psychodynamic, behavioral, humanistic,

    Today, there seems to be much ongoing discussion and debate
    about the definitions and differences between coaching and mentoring,
    and also counseling.

    Various Perspectives on Counseling

    Dog on Counseling (scroll down to “Counseling”)

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