Gestalt Counseling in Overcoming Unfinished Business

Rizal, Syamsul and Danim, Sudarwan and Hadiwinarto, Hadiwinarto and Damaryana, I Wayan and Fadila, Fadila and Apriani, Eka and Jurianto, Jurianto (2021) Gestalt Counseling in Overcoming Unfinished Business. In: Proceeding International Conference on the Teaching English and Literature: “Developing Creative and Innovative Language Educators of the 21st Century, 27 Oktober 2020, University of Bengkulu, Indonesia.

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of Gestalt Counseling in overcoming unfinished business. This research is library research. In solving the problems of this research the writer uses a qualitative approach because it includes the application of a natural approach to the study of a problem related to individual behavior related to unfinished business. The results showed that Gestalt counseling in understanding unfinished business through six stages, namely: identification of unfinished business, investigating client memories, finding the strongest energy to emerge, generating feelings in the client's consciousness,modifying contacts and understanding unfinished business. Gestalt counseling in overcoming unfinished business in several ways, namely: experimentation, interpreting dreams, role playing, training sensitivity to body messages, groups, dialogue games, exercising my responsibility,playing projections, reversal techniques, staying with feelings. Finally, the advantages of Gestalt counseling in overcoming unfinished business are gestalt therapy dealing with the past by bringing relevant aspects of the past to the present, paying attention to nonverbal messages and body messages, refusing to acknowledge helplessness as an excuse for not changing, placing emphasis on the client to find meaning and its own interpretations, and stimulating relationships and expressing immediate feelings avoiding abstract intellectualization of the client's problem.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Danim, SudarwanUNSPECIFIED
Hadiwinarto, HadiwinartoUNSPECIFIED
Damaryana, I WayanUNSPECIFIED
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gesalt Counseling, Unfinished Business
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah > Bimbingan Konseling Islam
Depositing User: Mrs Maisona Maisona
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2021 01:48
Last Modified: 06 May 2023 08:06

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