Confession of Councellors: Phenomenological Approach to Ex-Narcotics Users as Councellors for Narcotics Users in Therapeutic Communication
Sanhari Prawiradiredja, Iwan Joko Prasetyo, Ayu Erni Jusnita
Available Online October 2019.
- therapeutic communication; councelor; self-concept; self awareness; drug addicts
- Narcotics users in East Java have reached approximately 400 thousands from 4,9 narcotic users in Indonesia. Although they have clinically free from narcotics dependence, sometimes they experience difficulties in their social adjustment in family and social environment. This research try to explore and the role of ex-narcotis users as councellors or therapists in rehabilitation house for narcotics users. Ceratinly interesting to see their current role as a form of repentance. This research use qualitative method in phenomenological approach that studies a person’s life experience based on their reality in life. Data collection techniques using in depth-interviews and observations. The research subjects were several councellors who were former addicts who now actively manage the home of drug addicts. From the analysis of the researcher, it appears that the research subjects initially realized that it was very difficult to be free from narcotics. Because of the therapy they have acquired ove the years and also the family’s social support, they can be free from dependence on narcotics. In fact, they even initiated the establishment of a therapy house that aimed to rahabilitate drug addicts. They sccesfully build their self-confidence and their self awareness as former of drug addicts.
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TY - CONF AU - Sanhari Prawiradiredja AU - Iwan Joko Prasetyo AU - Ayu Erni Jusnita PY - 2019/10 DA - 2019/10 TI - Confession of Councellors: Phenomenological Approach to Ex-Narcotics Users as Councellors for Narcotics Users in Therapeutic Communication BT - 3rd International Conference on Indonesian Social & Political Enquiries (ICISPE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press UR - https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125922591 ID - Prawiradiredja2019/10 ER -