- counselor at law,
Origin of counseling
noun, plural coun·sel for 3.
verb (used with object), coun·seled, coun·sel·ing or (especially British) coun·selled, coun·sel·ling.
verb (used without object), coun·seled, coun·sel·ing or (especially British) coun·selled, coun·sel·ling.
Origin of counsel
Examples from the Web for counseling
They suggest acupuncture and counseling to work on these deeper issues.Men, Ice Your Balls To Make Babies—and Other Male Fertility Fixes|Tom Sykes|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every shift at LLGS, a counseling hotline which celebrated its 40th birthday earlier this year, was three hours long.Sex, Suicide, and Homework: The Secret World of the Telephone Hotline|Tim Teeman|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The social worker will “assist staff and public with counseling and psychosocial support and communications.”
Should the NFL have required intensive ‘intervention’ counseling for Ray Rice rather than cutting off the family completely?
Without insurance, many people were unable to afford the hormones, surgeries and counseling needed to complete their transition.
But there is no need, Mitch, in counseling David to go to extremes.A Melody in Silver|Keene Abbott
Finally, counseling, like all else in military life, has a combat purpose.The Armed Forces Officer|U. S. Department of Defense
The Voices were with her in prison throughout the trial, counseling, warning, consoling.Joan of Arc|Laura E. Richards
Just these things have happened in the practice of counseling and psychotherapy, as we will see.When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett
"No," he said, the more gravely because he was counseling himself while he answered her.Old Crow|Alice Brown
verb -sels, -selling or -selled or US -sels, -seling or -seled
Word Origin for counsel
early 13c., from Old French counseil (10c.) "advice, counsel; deliberation, thought," from Latin consilium "plan, opinion" (see consultation). As a synonym for "lawyer," first attested late 14c.
late 13c., from Old French conseiller "to advise, counsel," from Latin consiliari, from consilium "plan, opinion" (see counsel (n.)). Related: Counseled. Counseling "giving professional advice on social or psychological problems" dates from 1940.
see keep one's own counsel.