We’ve probably all heard of someone described as a “perfectionist”, but perhaps we’ve not thought more about what this means, or why some people are this way. There are some helpful theories in Transactional Analysis—a style of counselling and psychotherapy—that examine this urge to be perfect, as well as some other common tendencies. In TA,Continue reading “Perfectionist or Pleaser? Five traits that can hold us back”
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How can Transactional Analysis help us better understand how we think, feel and behave?
Transactional Analysis. It sounds a bit strange and complicated, but it’s basically a style of psychotherapy and counselling which has some very simple and useful concepts to help us better understand our thoughts, feelings and behaviours. TA was founded by Eric Berne in the 1950s. He wanted to create more equality between psychoanalyst and patientContinue reading “How can Transactional Analysis help us better understand how we think, feel and behave?”