Transactional Analysis

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What is Transactional Analysis?

1. 1950s therapysandis-helvigs-132016-unsplash

2. Psychoanalytic theory and method of therapy wherein social transactions are analyzed to determine the ego state of the patient (whether parent-like, child-like, or adult-like) as a basis for understanding behavior.

3. Patient is taught to alter the ego state as a way to solve emotional problems.

4. People are OK; thus each person has validity, importance, equality of respect.

5. Positive reinforcement increases feelings of being OK.kira-auf-der-heide-330895-unsplash

6. All people have a basic lovable core and a desire for positive growth.

7. Everyone (with only few exceptions, such as the severely brain-damaged) has the capacity to think.

8. All of the many facets of an individual have a positive value for them in some way.

9. People decide their story and destiny, therefore these decisions can be changed.

10. All emotional difficulties are curable.

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