EFEKTIFITAS TEKNIK METAFORA DALAM LAYANAN KONSELING KELOMPOK UNTUK MENINGKATKAN PERCAYA DIRI SISWA
The aim of this research is to find out the effectiveness of metaphor technique in group counseling to improve the students’ self-confidence. It was a research on the seventh graders’ self-confidence of State Junior High School 1 Tembarak, Temanggung. The research is an experimental research of pre-test and post-test of one group design. The subject of the research was chosen by purposive sampling with 13 students of low, average, and high level of self-confidence. The data was analyzed by statistic, non-parametric, with Wilcoxon-signed rank test, with SPSS program 23.00 version for windows. The results indicated that group counseling with metaphor technique was effective to improve the students’ self-confidence. It was proven by the difference of post-test score improvement which was higher than the pre-test score. The highest score was 84 or about 78.50%. The average score was 33 or about 25.93%, and the lowest score was 5 or about 28.59%. Besides, the students’ self-confidence improvement was signed by the difference of the students’ self-confidence aspects and indicators. One of them was the students’ bravery to try a new thing confidently.