The research problem about managing psychological crises among female students of the current research sample crystallizes through the processes of acceptance and commitment therapy to help these students accept traumatic events and adhere to behaviors that are consistent with the values they assume to achieve their major interests in their lives. Thus, each student can manage the psychological crises that she is exposed to in her present and future life and benefit from the field of work in her specialization in the future. Therefore, the current study aimed to identify the effectiveness of the counseling program based on acceptance and commitment therapy in managing psychological crises among a sample of female students at King Khalid University in Saudi Arabia. The experimental design was used because it suits the research procedures. The results showed that there were statistically significant differences between the first and second experimental groups in the chronological age variable at the significance level of (0.01) in favor of the second group (Masters). Also, there were no statistically significant differences in the follow-up test of the two experimental groups on the dimensions of the psychological crisis management scale. This result indicates the success and effectiveness of the counseling program based on acceptance and commitment therapy in managing psychological crises. The study recommended the need to pay attention to the various counseling programs to face the crises experienced by students of different stages of education to overcome them in a normal and constructive manner.
Hussien Kamel Elamrousy, Nilly
"The Effectiveness of a Counseling Program Based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Managing Psychological Crises for a Sample of Female Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students,"
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