In Nusa Tenggara Barat province, on May 04, 2020, there were 275 cases out of 11,587 total cases in Indonesia. COVID19 not only has an impact on physical health issues, but it also impacts on psychological issues. One of the psychological issues is how society experiences negative emotion (e.g., depression) during the spread of COVID-19. This study aimed to explore the telecounseling process on the individual who had experienced negative emotion especially in the case of depressive disorder in the COVID-19 Nusa Tenggara Barat province. This study used a single-case research design approach, and the collected data were analyzed qualitatively. The results showed that the participant reported everything she felt and thought about in stage I. Next, in stage II, the participant analyzed what she thought and wished. The statements of having suicidal thoughts, having negative emotions (e.g., feeling sad) and not being interested in any activities indicated that the participant experienced severe depression (BDI-II). Stage III took the form of a strategy of how the participant realized her goals. Through the telecounseling process, the participant understood the goals and strategies to achieve them amid COVID-19.

Bahasa Abstract

Di provinsi Nusa Tenggara Barat, pada tanggal 04 Mei 2020, terdapat sebanyak 275 kasus dari total 11.587 di Indonesia. COVID-19 tidak hanya berdampak pada isu kesehatan fisik akan tetapi juga pada isu psikologi. Salah satu isu psikologi ialah masyarakat mengalami emosi negatif (seperti depresi) selama penyebaran COVID-19. Tujuan penelitian ini adalah untuk mengetahui proses telecounseling pada individu yang mengalami emosi negatif terutama yang menderita gangguan depresi pada masa COVID-19 di provinsi Nusa Tenggara Barat. Penelitian ini menggunakan pendekatan single-case research design. Selanjutnya, data yang telah terkumpulkan dianalisis secara kualitatif. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa partisipan melaporkan semua yang dirasakan dan dipikirkan pada stage I. Selanjutnya, pada stage II, partisipan menganalisis apa yang tengah dia pikirkan dan inginkan. Pernyataan adanya ide bunuh diri pada partisipan, emosi negatif (seperti: sedih) dan tidak tertarik dengan aktivitas mengindikasikan bahwa partisipan mengalami depresi parah (BDI-II). Stage III berupa strategi bagaimana partisipan merealisasikan goals. Dari proses telecounseling, partisipan memahami goals dan strategi untuk mencapainya di tengah COVID-19



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