Over time, school counselors need a way to provide guidance and counseling services that are not only effective and efficient, but also adapted to the conditions of the counselee. This includes counseling services. The counseling services needed today are services that are easy to understand, easy to apply, and according to needs. One of the counseling techniques that can be used is the self instruction technique, which is a technique in the cognitive behavioral therapy approach. The self instruction technique teaches counselee to be able to improve self control by utilizing self talk. Collaboration between language and behavior modification is a characteristic of self instruction techniques. In this paper, we will discuss how self instruction techniques can be done in school settings, how the stages, and on any problem this technique can be utilized.