- The definition of a guidance counselor is a person who is employed, usually in a school, to offer advice on problems, help troubled students and assist students in making career or college plans.
A professional at your school who you go to talk to about your problems or college plans is an example of a guidance counselor.
A student talks with his guidance counselor.
guidance counselor definition by Webster's New World
a member of the staff of a high school whose job is advising students about course selection, possible careers, preparation for college, etc.