The science of Giving and Receiving Love – Transactional Analysis Transactional Analysis (or TA) is a simple, accessible language and set of ideas that can help us to notice and understand what’s going on for us in our relationships and interactions with other people. It can even help us understand and improve the relationship we […]
Understand the hidden dynamics of communication
Transactional Analysis training is a simple way to understand yourself and other people better through a system that helps you make sense of the communication dynamics in your relationships. The principles and tools of Transactional Analysis training will give you greater awareness, with which you can improve both your communication and understanding, resulting in a more satisfying, enjoyable experience of being alive.
Our conversations with each other are shaped by our unconscious programming. When we become more aware of what might be going on for us, we can make an informed choice to do something different, particularly if we’re seeking a different result or experience. Ever wondered why some people have you reacting in unhelpful ways? Or why you keep getting drawn into repeating patterns of behaviour? “Why does this keep happening?” you may ask yourself, or “I’m not going to react this time!”.
Transactional Analysis can help with:
- Being more authentic
- Resolving conflict
- Improving communication
- Healthier, happier relationships
- Deepening your self-awareness and emotional intelligence
- More helpful, positive interactions with friends, family, colleagues, and even yourself!
Transactional Analysis comes from the work of famous psychiatrist, Eric Berne. His ideas and theories have been widely used to offer us insight into why we think, feel and act the way we do, helping us to uncover what our subconscious is up to.
Training in Transactional Analysis is a simple process that can help you learn and develop new skills. Whether you want to work on your personal relationships , communication dynamics or develop your career. Whatever area you choose to work on, training can help you become more emotionally aware, more peaceful, more aligned with your true self. Training can help amplify the satisfaction and enjoyment you experience in life by learning and integrating the training techniques.
8 Week Course
What is TA?
Week 1: The Roots of TA
What is TA Training? Why and how was it created? And why is it so relevant today? Discover the foundations and formations of the incredible theory of human relationships. Starting with Eric Berne in the 1950s right up to the contemporary thinkers and practitioners working with TA , this module will give you the context and grounding ready for your deeper exploration in the coming modules. This is the beginning of your training journey.
Week 2: The Ego States
The windows to the world of TA and the ego state circles. Discover your Parent, Adult, and Child ego states, begin to notice them in others, and then work with them to decipher and optimise your relationships. In your second training session learn how to use simple diagrams to make sense of learned behaviors and begin to unlock how to change them. Y
Week 3: The Transactions
Communication, all modes, and methods are called Transactions in the TA world. Building on your awareness of Ego states, in this training module, you will grow your ability to observe, describe, and change the transactions within your relationships, leading to healthier, more positive, and restorative ones.
Week 4: Games People Play
Psychological games are the fabric of family, society, and culture. How we invite and interact in a series of repeating patterns of social dance, using others to fulfill our craving for intimacy, without ever obtaining it. If you have a family, friends, or a job, you will be experienced in games – we all play them. In this training session you will learn how to bring game playing into awareness so that your potential for spontaneous, intimate, and healthy relationships is realised.
Week 5: Drivers & Roles
Are you a good little boy? A perfect little girl? Are you allowed to experience emotion? Or is life only worthwhile if you’re working very hard at it? We learned ‘how to be’ as a little person, and were rewarded accordingly for it, these lessons still drive us today, if we don’t bring them into the here and now awareness. Explore your dominant drivers and learn how to create balance in your life in this training session.
Week 6: Life Scripts
Once upon a time, there was the most imaginative story. A story written long long ago that determined every step, choice, and decision you make in your life, and you were guided, influenced, and controlled by the words in that story, every single second of your life. Would that feel reassuring or restrictive? The work of Clause Steiner in script theory undoes this magical spell you placed on yourself and opens up a doorway to freedom. Want to walk through? Learning and integrating your life script is a fundamental part of the training journey
Week 7: The Stroke Economy
A unit of recognition. This is what TA defines as a stroke, and in this module, you will discover how to observe and take account of the strokes you receive and the strokes you reject. How easy is it for you to genuinely accept a compliment vs how easy it is for you to take on board constructive feedback? Understanding stroke theory and your stroke economy will illuminate the love that is already surrounding you, and show you how to let some of it in. This training program will change how you view and experience love.
Week 8: Autonomy & Homonomy
Our destination is a life that respects and accepts your Self as much as those around you. You will have collected the tools and plans on how to start building a harmonious life for you and others orbiting you, and our final module will allow you to reflect and reposition yourself in your life in a positive and healthy way. Integrating all the wisdom from the previous training sessions will help you make the most of Transactional analysis in your life.
Our training classes are can be larger group experiences, depending on how many people sign up. The training allow’s you to learn key skills in an online group hosted by our expert therapists . They are a mix of teaching, therapy skills and learning about the different systems and therapies that you can apply to your life. Ultimately we are teaching you new skills so that you can help yourself and deal with the challenges you are facing.
Our training classes are a great way for you to begin your learning experience. In this training there wont be the small group opportunity that happen in the 8 week training classes.