The Efficiency of a Group Counseling Program Based on Psychodrama in Enhancing Self-Awareness and Reducing Tension Among Tenth Grade Students in Qalqilia City


Esta investigación se llevó a cabo mediante dos estudios; los propósitos del primero fueron evaluar los niveles de tensión y autoconciencia entre los estudiantes de décimo grado de ambos sexos en la ciudad de Kalkilia, en Palestina, y examinar el impacto del género en la tensión y la autoconciencia. Para lograr estos objetivos se utilizó un método descriptivo, la muestra consistió en (158) estudiantes varones y (152) mujeres de 16 años. Fueron seleccionados aleatoriamente. En este estudio se constató que la tensión parece ser un problema amplio en Palestina entre los encuestados, y que existe crónicamente con un alto nivel. Por otra parte, este estudio demostró que la conciencia de sí mismos entre los adolescentes palestinos es baja. No se encontraron diferencias significativas en cuanto a la tensión y la conciencia de sí mismos debido al género. El objetivo del estudio 2 era examinar el efecto del psicodrama en los niveles de tensión y autoconciencia de los estudiantes varones de décimo grado en la ciudad de Kalkilia, utilizando el diseño de dos grupos de pruebas pre y post prueba. El grupo experimental consistió en (10) estudiantes y recibieron un programa de asesoramiento grupal de psicodrama, con el fin de reducir la tensión y aumentar la autoconciencia. Mientras que el grupo de control no recibió nada. Basado en los resultados, el psicodrama es una herramienta efectiva para tratar la tensión y aumentar la autoconciencia. Se sugiere que para futuros estudios sean de diferentes grados y ambos géneros con un mayor tamaño de muestra. También se recomienda evaluar la tensión y la autoconciencia en diferentes regiones de Palestina.
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Khalili, F. N., & Swilem, S. (2021). The Efficiency of a Group Counseling Program Based on Psychodrama in Enhancing Self-Awareness and Reducing Tension Among Tenth Grade Students in Qalqilia City. Education in the Knowledge Society (EKS), 22, e23921.


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Fakher Nabeel Khalili

An-Najah National University
I am Fakher N. M. Khalili, assistant professor of counseling psychology at An-Najah National University. I am holding a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Gadjah Mada in Indonesia. I divide my time among therapeutic practice, consulting, supervision, scholarly writing research, and lecturing in Bachelor and Master programs. For three years I was a psychology and counseling department head and a coordinator of the educational administration master program. Since 2018 I am a coordinator of the psychological and educational counseling master program. In my therapeutic practice, I deliver cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based treatments to university students, adolescents, and adults either individuals or couples with a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and adjustment problems, such as anxiety, stress, depression, personality disorders, and relationship difficulties. In addition, I practice two kinds of supervision; academic supervision of masters and bachelor students' research projects. The second kind is supervision in counseling for trainees’ students in practicum courses. For four years I was a trainer in the rehabilitation of teachers’ programs (special needs and inclusive education). I received a lot of training in tension and trauma release exercises (TRE), training of trainers (TOT), trauma intervention using sand play, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), structural family therapy, qualitative and quantitative research methodology, and course in structural equation modeling (AMOS). I am a member of the Syndicate of Psychological and Social Workers and Friends of Life Anti - Drugs Society.