The term "counseling" has many confusing meanings and there are many wide applications to it as well. To go by the dictionary meaning, the term counseling means "the provision of professional assistance and guidance in resolving personal or psychological problems." Many of us might have found ourselves in the role of a counselor at times and also many of us might have used counseling and guidance of others in our life. But the actual meaning of counseling, the role of a counselor and its importance are quite unclear concepts to many of us.
Reverse psychology is a technique involving the encouragement of a belief or behaviour that is opposite to the one desired, with the expectation that this approach will encourage the subject of the encouragement to do what actually is desired: the opposite of what is proposed.
We all have that one friend or colleague who collects all versions of a particular game and is obsessed with it. Worse you are that friend! All of us had our periods of addiction when we simply couldn't stop ourselves from playing our favourite game every 15 minutes. Be it be motor car racing or the fruit slashing ninja on our mobile phones. This addiction has no age bar as it affects people from all age groups.