Psychological Well Being of School Counselors

1Nur Jannah Bali Mahomed, *Ku Suhaila Ku Johari, Mohd Izwan Mahmud

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Abstract:

National development and government initiatives in realizing educational transformation has made the profession of school counsellors facing a challenging and vulnerable role with stress that affects their well-being. Aspects of psychological well-being of school counsellors need to be explored and understood to ensure their services in schools are implemented effectively. The study aims to understand contribution of self-compassion to psychological well-being among school counsellors. The results of the previous studies have found that; (i) selfcompassion contribute to the psychological well-being of school counsellors; and (ii) good psychological wellbeing of teachers can improve the quality of counselling services. The implication of this study explains the need to improve psychological well-being among school counsellors. Proposed follow-up recommendations need to be done by focusing on quantitative studies aimed at better understanding of this issue.

Keywords:

Psychological Well-Being, Self-Compassion, School Counsellors.

Paper Details
Month3
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 6
Pages2353-2360