A Systematic Literature Review: Emerging Challenges in Indonesian School Counselling to Confront Student’s Mental Health Issues and its Alternative Solution

Aditya Purnomo, Agus Basuki


The mental health of students is very important for their future. This research aims to discover the Emerging Challenges in Indonesian school counseling to confront students' mental Health Issues and its alternative solutions. This study uses the Systematic Literature Review (SLR) qualitative research method to identify, evaluate, and interpret all available study materials to answer certain research questions. Documents found in the period from 2018 to 2023 reached 195 publications. Then a limitation was carried out, fulfilling six Quality Assessments so that only 5 articles were selected. Then the six articles were coded with thematic analysis. The results of the study show that counselling has challenges: Lack of skills, time, infrastructure, stigma, and school system. Solutions: Training for counselors, more effective sessions, improved infrastructure, destigmatization, collaboration with external counselors.


Challenges; Mental Health; School Counseling

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