Subjective well-being in consultants

M. Yusuf Effendi*  -  Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto, Indonesia

(*) Corresponding Author

Purpose - This research is to find out the subjective well-being of muallaf where the focus of this research is the subjective well-being of muallaf.

Method - The informants in this study were a number of 3 primary informants, consisting of 1 student muallaf, 2 housewives muallaf. Data collection was carried out by interview and documentation methods. This study uses a phenomenological study method approach with Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis data analysis techniques . The credibility of the data used by researchers is by using source triangulation.

Result - The results of this study are that each muallaf participant experiences subjective well-being in himself. Subjective well-being experienced by all muallaf participants in this study has a different picture. This happened because in deciding to become a muallaf, all participants had their own approaches and perspectives on the events they experienced before. Every participant muallaf in this study has various life satisfaction, positive affect and negative affect, all of which are subjective well-being processes of every participant muallaf.

Implication – This research is expected to be an encouragement for counselors can help the difficulties of converts and become a medium for converts to be able to respond to the pressures and stress they face with reactions related to subjective well-being in converts. Converts are assumed to have psychological reasons related to subjective well-being , about cognitive evaluation and affective evaluation of themselves.

Originality – This studying to examine how the experience of subjective well-being in muallaf.

Keywords: Subjective; Well-Being; Muallaf; Islam

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