Korean Clinical Psychology Association
[ Original Article ]
Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology - Vol. 39, No. 4, pp.300-308
ISSN: 1229-0335 (Print) 2733-4538 (Online)
Print publication date 30 Nov 2020
Received 01 Sep 2020 Revised 13 Oct 2020 Accepted 14 Oct 2020
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15842/kjcp.2020.39.4.005

Post–COVID-19 시대 우리의 공동체

유타대학교 아시아캠퍼스
Our Communities Post–COVID-19
Ansuk Jeong
Department of Psychology, University of Utah Asia Campus, Incheon, Korea

Correspondence to: Ansuk Jeong, Department of Psychology, University of Utah Asia Campus, 119-3 Songdo Moonwha-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea; E-mail: granble@gmail.com

© 2020 Korean Clinical Psychology Association


공동체심리학이 태동한 1965년 이후 COVID-19가 팬데믹이 된 2020년 8월 현재까지 우리사회 곳곳에서 사용 중인 “공동체”라는 표현을 통해 우리 공동체의 모습을 들여다보고자 하였다. 세계적으로 확진자 및 사망자가 지속적으로 증가하고 있는 2020년 8월 20일 현재, 심리학 연구에 가용한 자료는 아직 모아지지 않은 상태이다. 따라서 COVID-19 국내 확진자가 처음 발생한 2020년 1월 20일부터 본 논문을 작성하기 직전인 2020년 8월 8일까지 국내에서 기사화된 코로나 관련 내용을 통해 우리사회의 모습과 앞으로의 나아갈 길을 파악해보고자 하였다. 개인이 자신의 “공동체”라고 규정하는 테두리를 확장함으로써 우리사회의 취약한 공동체를 보듬고 결과적으로 성공적인 공동체를 경험할 필요성을 역설하였다. 나아가 임상가로서, 연구가로서, 그리고 시민으로서 임상심리학자들이 염두에 둘 내용에 대해 제언하였다.


As the COVID-19 pandemic has hit every single aspect of our lives, the attention to “community” naturally has increased. By applying the lens of community psychology to the current phenomena we are experiencing, I hope we can understand how to make our commutities more successful in dealing with this unprecedented situation. While the scientific data in the psychology field is not available yet, I used the database of popular press media published in South Korea from January 20, 2020 to August 08, 2020 to estimate the public needs related to our communities. The data showed our conflicting boundaries of communities, vulnerable communities, and successful communities. Suggestions are made to clinical psychologists as practitioners, as researchers, and as citizens.


community, Post–COVID-19, community boundary, vulnerable communities, successful communities


공동체, Post–COVID-19, 공동체 테두리, 취약한 공동체, 성공적인 공동체

Author contributions statement

AJ, assistant professor at the University of Utah Asia Campus, designed the study, retrieved the data from a public source, analyzed the data, and prepared the manuscript.


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