Reality Group Counseling to Improve Adolescent Self-Concept from Broken Home Family

desy humaira

Abstract


Adolescents from broken home family often have psychological problems that are internal which will affect their behavior in the environment. This condition is experienced by six teenagers (3 males and 3 females) with broken home family background which complained by teachers that they often break the rules at school. Based on the assessment results, all six teenagers are experiencing the same problems that is negative view of themselves due to the lack of need for affection and acceptance from families who no longer intact. This negative self concept causes them to behave in a less responsible. Interventions conducted in groups which is reality group counseling through seven sessions. As the result, all six clients experienced enhancement of self-concept that encourages them to do more positive behavioral changes.


Keywords


Reality group counseling, self-concept, adolescents, broken home family

Full Text:

PDF

References


American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistial manual of mental (5th ed.) Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing.

Beebe, J.E., & Robey, P.A. (2011). The prevalence of psychological impact of bullying on adolescents: An application of choice theory and reality therapy. International Journal of Choice Theory and Reality Therapy, 30 (2), 33-44

Bradley, E.L. (2014). Choice theory and reality therapy: An overview. International Journal of Choice Theory and Reality Therapy, 114 (1) 6-13

Cameron, A. (2013). Choice theory and reality therapy applied to group work and group therapy. International Journal of Choice Theory and Reality Therapy, 311, (2), 25-35

Conger, R., & Chao, W. (1996). “Adolescents Depressed Mood”. In Ronald Simon (ed), Understanding difference between divorced and intact families. Thousand Oak: Sage Publication.

Corey. G. (2005). Theory and practice counseling and psychotherapy. USA: Thomson Learning, Inc.

Glasser, W. (1998). Choice theory: A new psychology for personal freedom. New York: Harper Collins.

Glasser, W. (2001). Counselling with choice theory: The new reality therapy. New York: Harper Collins.

Grum, D.K. (2006). Does mental health promoting school program (In central and eastern European schools) improve self concept? Studia Psychologica, 48 (2), 125-140

Hurlock, E.B. (2001). Developmental psychology: A life span approach. New York: McGraw-Hill Education.

Lopez, I.P. (2010). Choices and responsibility in counseling: Looking into neuro linguistic programming (NLP) and reality therapy (RT) for a common thread. International Journal of Choice Theory and Reality Therapy, 30 (2), 23-35

Palmer, S. (2000). Introduction to counselling and psychotherapy. London: Sage Publication

Passaro, P.D., Moon, M., Wiest, D.J., & Wong, E.H. (2004). A model for school psychology practice addressing the needs of students with emotional and behavioral challenges through the use of an in school support room and reality therapy. Adolescence, 39 (155), 503-517

Peterson, A.V., Chang, C., & Collins, P.L. (1998). The effect of reality therapy and choice theory training on self concept among Taiwanese university students. International Journal for The Advancement of Counseling, 20 (1), 79-83

Santrock, J.W. (2011). Life span development (13th Ed). New York: McGraw-Hill International Edition.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.31289/analitika.v9i2.1152

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


JURNAL ANALITIKA
Program Studi Magister Psikologi, Pascasarjana Universitas Medan Area
Jalan Setia Budi No. 79 B, Tj. Rejo, Medan Sunggal, Kota Medan, Sumatera Utara 20112 http://ojs.uma.ac.id/index.php/analitika dan Email: analitika@uma.ac.id
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License