The Effect of Physical Appearance and Counselors Age on Students Self-Disclosure

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Andi Thahir , Siti Zahra Bulantika


Self-disclosure is the primary material of the psychotherapy process and has been proven as an essential aspect in the therapeutic relationship, the process of counseling and psychotherapy will be more productive, if the counselee has self-disclosure to the counselor. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of physical appearance and counselors age on self-disclosure. The data analysis technique used is the 2-way ANOVA test and the average difference. The instrument used the Emotional Self-disclosure Scale (ESDS) is an instrument developed by Snell, Miller, and Belk (1988). The results show that physical appearance and counselors age influence self-disclosure.

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