Lecomte, T., Abdel-Baki, A., Francoeur, A., Cloutier, B., Leboeuf, A., Abadie, P., Villeneuve, M. et Guay, S. (2021). Group therapy via videoconferencing for individuals with early psychosis: A pilot study. Early Intervention Psychiatry, 15(6), 1595-1601.
The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced many mental health professionals to therapy via videoconferencing. Mostly individual teletherapy has been offered and studied, although group therapy is often offered in clinics. In fact, little is known regarding group therapy’s acceptability, feasibility, and potential impact when offered via videoconferencing.
This pilot study offered group cognitive-behavioural therapy for psychosis via videoconferencing to 14 individuals with early psychosis either living in remote areas or confined during the pandemic.