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is one of the various types of counselling whereby parents, or even other family members, work with trained individual's such as social workers, psychologists and licensed counselors to achieve a relative stability.

FAMILY COUNSELING: "One of the main strands of counselling is family counselling which emphasizes the importance of involving the whole family unit opposed to focussing efforts on a single individual."

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