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Volume 6, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 2054-7668
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Abstract

When ‘shelter in place’ orders in Massachusetts went into effect during the COVID-19 pandemic, a dramatic increase occurred in the utilization of telemental health services, forcing clinicians to have to adapt their work online. This participatory action research (PAR) using inductive thematic analysis (ITA) explored challenges and recommendations in conducting group drama therapy via telehealth. Results included three broad themes: (1) technology literacy, (2) unique social justice dynamics and (3) translating drama therapy processes successfully online. Additionally, an overarching theme emerged that indicated drama therapy may be well suited to online group telemental health.

Resumen

Cuando las órdenes de ‘quédate en casa’ entraron en vigencia durante la pandemia COVID-19 2019–20, hubo un aumento dramático en los servicios de telepsicología (Yellowlees et al. 2020). La investigación muestra que la terapia grupal es una de las formas más efectivas de terapia debido a su capacidad innata para conectar la acción en el microcosmos hacia el macrocosmos (Yalom 2005). Esta Investigación-Acción utilizó el Análisis Temático Iterativo (ITA) para explorar desafíos y consideraciones en la realización de dramaterapia grupal a través de telepsicología. Los resultados incluyeron tres temas generales: (1)dominio tecnológico (2) dinámicas particulares de justicia social y (3) traslado exitoso de los procesos de dramaterapia en línea. Adicionalmente, surgió como generalidad, que la dramaterapia puede ofrecer beneficios únicos que la psicoterapia verbal puede no tener en un formato en línea.

Résumé

Lorsque les ordonnances de quarantaine sont entrées en vigueur en 2019-2020 pendant la pandémie de COVID-19, il y a eu une augmentation spectaculaire de l’utilisation des services de santé mentale en télésanté, en particulier en télésanté mentale de groupe (Yellowlees et al. 2020). La recherche montre que la thérapie de groupe en personne est l’une des formes de thérapie les plus efficaces (Kösters et al. 2006), potentiellement en raison de sa capacité innée à connecter l’action du microcosme au macrocosme (Yalom 2005). Cette recherche-action participative (PAR en anglais dans le texte) utilisant l’analyse thématique inductive (ITA en anglais dans le texte) a exploré les défis et les recommandations dans la conduite d’une thérapie de théâtre en groupe via la télésanté. Les résultats comprenaient trois grands thèmes: (1) la maîtrise de la technologie, (2) la dynamique unique de justice sociale et (3) la traduction en ligne avec succès des processus de thérapie par le théâtre. De plus, un thème général a émergé, qui a indiqué que la dramathérapie peut être bien adapté à la thérapie en ligne de groupe en télésanté mentale.

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