Author(s): Faruk Caner YAM** Tahsin Ä°LHAN

The purpose of this study is to examine predictive powers of personality traits, anxiety levels, beliefs in the efficacy of educational backgrounds, on self-efficacy. Data processing was performed on 167 female and 82 male, 249 people in total. The participants age ranged from 21 to 54 ( X = 29.88; S = 6.92). Demographical Information Form, State Anxiety Scale (SAS), Trait Anxiety Scale (TAS), Personality Test Based on Adjective (PTBA) and Counselor Self- Efficacy Scales (CASES) were used to gather data. Data were analyzed by using SPSS 15.0. In order to answer the problems of the current study, t-test, one-way, person product moment correlation and multiple linear regression analysis were used. Psychological counseling self-efficacy scores have only shown difference in the managing a session sub-dimension of the CASES other than that of having received undergraduate education. According to this result, managing a session skills and self-efficacy scores of the psychological counselors who have received another counseling training are higher than those without additional trainings. Furthermore, the psychological counseling self-efficacy scores have shown difference only in the managing a meeting sub-dimension of the CASES. According to this result, it has been concluded that psychological counselors with post under graduate education have higher self-efficacy scores in managing a session. According to the results of the hierarchic multiple regression analysis, personality traits, trait anxiety levels, perception levels about the efficacy of the background education has significantly predicted the psychological counseling self-efficacy.


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