Group Reality Therapy to Increase Self-Esteem in Adolescents
Iswinarti, Yanuarty Paresma Wahyuningsih
Available Online February 2018.
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- Group reality therapy, self-esteem, adolescent.
- Self-esteem is an essential need for adolescents. The problem of low self-esteem might cause a failure during the identity search period and lack of attachment from the environment. Subjects of this study were five students of Junior High School (13-15 years-old) who were afraid to express their needs to their parents, feeling difficult to engage relationship with others, afraid to appear in public and lazy to do their homework. This study applied interviews, observations, SSCT test and giving Self-Esteem Rating Scale (SERS) comprising 40 statements to measure the degree of self-esteem of each subject. Group Reality Therapy Intervention was given in seven sessions. The purpose of the intervention is to help students increase their self-confidence in classroom or public and to increase their courage to tell the needs to parents. The results of this intervention were the increase of self-esteem indicated by positive behaviors such as the the acceptance of students' family condition, increasing enthusiasm of learning, courage in expressing their needs to parents, confidence for showing up in public, initiative for engaging relationship with new people and regular self-evaluation for their purpose achievement, and self appreciation.
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TY - CONF AU - Iswinarti AU - Yanuarty Paresma Wahyuningsih PY - 2018/02 DA - 2018/02 TI - Group Reality Therapy to Increase Self-Esteem in Adolescents BT - 3rd ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 48 EP - 52 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-17.2018.10 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-17.2018.10 ID - Iswinarti2018/02 ER -