The Impact of Biblio group Counseling Supported with the Story of the Little Prince upon Mindfulness

Azmi Bayram İlbay

Abstract


Using books for healing psychological health is becoming popular day by day. In this process bibliotherapy brings forward suggestions of psychological insight, relieving by identification, relieving from suppressed feelings by discharging and reflecting emotions. The aim of this research is to analyse the effect of biblio group counseling supported by the story of The Little Prince on mindfulness. In this research bibliotherapeutic support was given with 6 session biblio group counseling supported with the metophoric story of The Little Prince.

The pattern of the present research is an experimental study analysing the impact of Biblio Group Counseling Supported with The Story of The Little Prince on the levels of mindfulness. The independent variable of the study is Biblio Group Counseling Supported with the Story of The Little Prince; the dependent variable is the students’ mindfulness levels obtained from the scores of Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS). The pattern of the research is 2x3 split-plot pattern. Data collecting tools utilized in this research are; personal information form MAAS. When a general inference was made with regard to the findings of this research, it can be stated that Biblio Group Counseling Supported with the Story of The Little Prince enhanced mindfulness levels of individuals in experimental group. This rise was persistent, and stemmed from the effect of empirical practice. Thus sub- hypotheses were confirmed. In conclusion, it was found out that Biblio Group Counseling Supported with the Story of The Little Prince was influential in rising mindfulness levels.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/jets.v4i6.1404

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