FAMILY COUNSELING

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...

FOCUS GROUP

group of about 12 people with common characteristics who have been selected to discuss a topic. A leader starts the discussion and keeps it...

FRIENDSHIP NETWORK

the term that is applied to the interconnected relationships among a group of friends who provide social and emotional support for each other.

FUTURE-MINDEDNESS

the term used for the ability to engage in means to end future about the future. Being able to think ahead to what the...

GOAL ORIENTATION

1. Tendency for a person to physically and mentally position themselves toward their goal. 2. Characteristic of a person tending to direct their behaviour...

INTERNAL BOUNDARY

Psychoanalytic theory. The name of the boundary between ego and id. Also called inner boundary. Compare external boundary.

INTIMACY

A state of extreme interpersonal emotional closeness such that each party's personal space can be entered without causing discomfort and by any of the...

JOHN HENRY EFFECT

an effect in which competitiveness between a control group and an experiment group to rivalry efforts that disturb the experiment.

FAMILY THERAPY

involves the whole family becoming involved in the counselling process, instead of focussed efforts looking at a single individual, indeed, counsellors will attempt to...

FOLIE A TROIS

Another shared psychotic disorder where 3 people in the same family share the same or similar delusions. French for triple insanity.

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