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counsel in Psychology, psychiatry topic

counselcounsel2 verb (counselled, counselling British English, counseled, counseling American English) [transitive]  1 formalADVISE to advise someonecounsel somebody to do something She counselled them not to accept this settlement.2 MPADVISEto listen and give support to someone with problems a new unit to counsel alcoholics→ See Verb table
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counselHe counsels against reading too much Isaac Bashevis Singer.What, perhaps, she needs to do is to learn to counsel by doing counselling and by being counselled.Carvalho counsels cancer patients at a Rio hospital.But an expert who counsels male rape victims says a change in the law is needed.They also may counsel students on personal, educational, or vocational matters.In small colleges, they may counsel students.