Covid-19 Pandemic and Online Therapy

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published in 2021 edited by Stefania Marinelli, Pietro Roberto Goisis and Silvio A. Merciai

PART ONE: COVID-19 PANDEMIC BETWEEN THEORY AND CLINIC
edited by Stefania Marinelli

Presentation. Guests and friends of the Gamma Function, at the time of distance ― Stefania Marinelli
I-1. The Analyst and the Virus ― Glen O. Gabbard
I-2. Potentiality or Virtuality at the Risk of the Lethal Threat ― Bernard Duez

PART TWO: ONLINE THERAPY. PROBLEMS AND OPPORTUNITIES
edited by Pietro Roberto Goisis and Silvio A. Merciai

1. HOW DID WE GET HERE?
II-1-1. The Prehistory, the First Clinical Experiences and the “Online Therapy Study Group” ― Silvio A. Merciai and Pietro Roberto Goisis
II-1-2. Online Psychotherapy Before the Covid-19 Pandemic ― Silvio A. Merciai
II-1-3. Meanwhile in Italy – History of Online Psychotherapy Before the Covid-19 Pandemic ― Pietro Roberto Goisis and Giorgia Lauro

2. THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: A YEAR OF ONLINE EXPERIENCE
II-2.1. “What we Have Learned”: A Conversation with Stefano Bolognini ― Report by Pietro Roberto Goisis and Silvio A. Merciai
II-2-2. The Covid Pandemic and the ‘Discovery’ of Remote Therapy ― Giorgio Bambini and Maria Ponsi
II-2-3. The Printed Paper (of the) Online. Books as a Vaccine for the Pandemic? ― Giovanni Pendenza
II-2-4. “Cogito Ergo … Zoom”: Debates and Reflections, on the Web, on Online Therapy ― Massimiliano Di Liborio
II-2-5. Telepsychology and the Technology behind it ― Luigi Di Giuseppe

3. THEORETICAL REFLEXIONS
II-3-1. “A Great Opportunity and a Great Challenge”: In Conversation with Marlene M. Maheu ― Report by Silvio A. Merciai and Pietro Roberto Goisis
II-3-2 The Debate on Online Therapy: An Essentially Sociological Phenomenon ― Paolo Migone
II-3-3. 2021: Psychology in Space. ― Ada Moscarella
II-3-4. (Di)stance of Analysis. Constructing a Teleanalytical Process ― Luca Nicoli
II-3-5. Online Therapy: Setting and Body ― Beatrice Cannella and Silvio A. Merciai
II-3-6. In the Online Room ― Pietro Roberto Goisis

4. CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
II-4-1. Remote Psychiatry. Clinical and Deontological Aspects ― Cristina Carra
II-4-2. Through the Dark Evil: The Online Therapy in the Treatment of Somato-psychic Blocks ― Sergio Anastasia
II-4-3. The ‘Uncanny’ Contact with the Virtual: From the Sars-Covid-19 Emergency to Everyday Practice ― Sergio Anastasia and Angelo Moroni
II-4-4. Disconnected Analysts ― Elena Molinari
II-4-5. “The Demand for a Future”: The Adolescent and Remote Psychoanalysis. Adolescent Psychotherapy Under SARS-CoV-2 Restrictions ― Niccolò Gozzi, Valeria Gristina, Fabrizio Rocchetto, Francesca Tranquilli e Valentina Trombacco (SIPsIA Study Group on the Treatment of Adolescents with Cannabis addiction)
II-4-6. What Happened to the Group Work? ― Silvia Corbella
II-4-7. Zooming into Multifamily Psychoanalysis Groups: The Shift From In-Person to Online ― Andrea Narracci, Sara Bartolucci and Filippo Maria Moscati

5. ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE SCREEN
II-5-1. “Because you’re Mine I Walk Online” ― Yitzi Katz
II-5-2. Through the Patient’s Eyes ― Sara Versace
II-5-3. Experiencing Online Therapy as a Patient ― Maria Elena Testi
II-5-4. No virus in the Zoom Room. Online Group Psychotherapy is a Vaccine ― Tiberia de Matteis

Our Photobook. Images from some Online Offices ― Angelo Moroni and Pietro Roberto Goisis

Afterword: A Look Through the Nets ― Pietro Roberto Goisis and Silvio A. Merciai