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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Meta-synthesis Studies on the Application of Indigenous Counseling

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Sofwan Adiputra, Uman Suherman, Syamsu Yusuf, Ilfiandra



Counseling Approach, Indigenous Counseling, Meta-synthesis Studies.



Culture is an inherent part of human beings, so ethnic values, and religious values are things that must be considered by counselors. This is reinforced by the perceived resistance of the east to the theory of western counseling, thus encouraging the development of indigenous counseling ideas. The purpose of this study is to classify the formation of an indigenous counseling approach, so that it will facilitate the development of this approach in the future. This classification is done by analyzing the application of counseling that incorporates cultural and religious values. This study uses a qualitative meta-synthesis method, which has steps to identify the formation, explanation, and development of theories. The results of this study indicate that indigenous counseling arises by applying counseling that is associated with cultural and religious values to produce something new in the methods, interventions, techniques and approaches counseling. There are three forms of criteria applied in indigenous counseling, namely first, inserting a few cultural and religious elements in the application of existing counseling; Second, Adjusting the counseling approach with cultural and religious elements; Third, adopting cultural and religious elements to form a new counseling approach. Indigenous counseling has become a necessity that must be met, especially in societies that have strong cultural and religious values.



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