Group Counseling with The Gestalt Technique to Reduce Academic Procrastination


  • I Ketut Gading Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha



group counseling, the Gestalt technique, academic procrastination


The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of group counsel-ing with the Gestalt approach to diminish academic procrastination behavior in high school students. This research is experimental research with a posttest only control group design. The study population was students in four high schools that were indicated to have high academic procrastination behavior. A total of 61 students who were identified as having high academic procrastination behavior were directly made into sample members. Samples from each school were ran-domly divided as an experiment group and a control group at each school. Aca-demic procrastination behavior data before and after treatment were analyzed us-ing the Academic Procrastination Behavior Measurement Instrument, while the hypothesis was tested using a t-test. The result shows that group counseling with the Gestalt approach was effective in overcoming the academic procrastination behavior of high school students.




How to Cite

Gading, I. K. (2020). Group Counseling with The Gestalt Technique to Reduce Academic Procrastination. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET), 15(14), pp. 262–268.



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