OKness Revised: Modern Perspectives on the Concept of OKness in Transactional Analysis – Talk

The concept of OKness is one of fundamental principles of transactional analysis (TA). It was introduced into TA by Eric Berne in 1962 as an existential position and has since become one of TA’s main philosophical principles. Whilst Berne never explicitly defined OKness as representing individual’s inherent worth, the concept …

The Destruction of Psychotherapy: Sabotage, Deadlocks, and Secondary Gains – Talk

This talk will look into some of the various ways that psychotherapy clients may begin to actively, although unconsciously, destroy psychotherapist’s efforts to facilitate progress. They may actually use psychotherapy to avoid changing or even deteriorate. Negative therapeutic reactions, therapeutic deadlocks, and secondary therapeutic gains begin to affect the process. …

International TA Supervision & Professional Development Groups (2020/21)

The fundamental principle of intrnational groups is cultural diversity and the diversity in Transactional Analysis (TA) practice and application. The groups are, therefore, set up in the way that members come from different countries. A new set of groups is due to start in the academic year 2020/21: International Supervision …