counselling

(BrE) (AmE counseling) noun
ADJECTIVE
group, individual
professional
couples (esp. AmE), marital (esp. AmE), marriage (esp. AmE), marriage guidance (BrE), premarital (esp. AmE)
family
college (esp. AmE), school (esp. AmE), student, youth (esp. AmE)
peer (esp. AmE)
abortion, genetic

We provide fertility treatment and genetic counselling for couples trying to conceive.

bereavement, mental-health (AmE), psychological, stress
career (AmE), vocational
business, debt
nutritional (esp. AmE)
VERB + COUNSELLING/COUNSELING
give sb, offer (sb), provide (sb with)

The survivors were offered counselling.

get, have, receive
be in need of, need

Many of the victims of the tragedy still need counselling.

seek
recommend

Their doctor recommended professional counselling.

refer sb for, refer sb to

He was suspended from school and referred for counselling.

COUNSELLING/COUNSELING + NOUN
centre/center, service

the new student counselling and guidance service

session
skills
PREPOSITION
counselling for

counselling for parents and children

counselling for depression


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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