Gestalt Group Practice for Increasing Awareness of University Students
ASUMAN GÜNER ÖZTÜRK
The aim of this study is to increase university students’ awareness and support their personal development through “Gestalt Group Program” that is predicated on Gestalt Therapy. Twelve university students in the second, third and fourth grades of the faculty of education participated in the study. Group study consisted of eight sessions. Each session was determined as 120 minutes. In this study, one of the qualitative research methods, content analysis method was used. To collect data for the study, researcher created “Personal Information Form” and “Gestalt Group Program Evaluation Form” and used on participants. Obtained qualitative data was examined via content analysis method. Finally, “Gestalt Group Program” was found to have a positive impact on raising university students’ awareness.