“Support beyond the Distance”: the creation of a working group and its function of containment. New settings in psychological intervention in COVID-19 care contexts


The article presents the professional and emotional experience of the working group of psychologists engaged in home care and the management of the COVID-19 emergency.

The emotional impact of traumatic events for the individual and the community requires the set-up of a multi-level containment structure.

The various interventions included in the “Support beyond the Distance” project seem to indicate the group as an elective tool in dealing with experiences such as isolation, disease, death and fear.

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