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“Transactional analysis is a social psychology developed by Eric Berne, MD (d.1970). Berne’s theory consists of certain key concepts that practitioners use to help clients and students, analyse systems and change patterns of interaction that interfere with achieving our life aspirations. Over the past 40 years, Berne’s theory has evolved to include applications in counseling, education, organizational development, and psychotherapy. Research studies have evaluated the effectiveness of transactional analysis in a wide variety of contexts. ” – ITAA. 

Transactional analysis (TA) is a widely recognised form of modern psychology, and one of the most accessible theories of psychology at that. In simple terms, TA is designed to promote personal growth and change. It is considered a fundamental therapy for well-being and for helping individuals to reach their full potential in all aspects of life.” www.counsellingdirectory.org.uk

John and Matt explore the rich seam of knowledge and understanding within TA by interviewing experts from a broad range of professional backgrounds.

John Fleming

John Fleming

Co-Host

Matt Taylor

Matt Taylor

Co-Host, Producer

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Transactional Analysis and Education with Trudi Newton

In this episode, we speak with Trudi Newton, who is a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst in the Educational field. Trudi is also an author and an educational consultant and shares with us her experience in using TA in education.

You can contact Trudi on: trudi.newton.tsta@gmail.com
You can learn more about Ed TA here: http://www.educational-ta.net/

Educational Series – Episode 1    |    38min

COVID-19 Panel Discussion, Part 1

Series 8 Episode 1.

In this special edition episode, we have changed things up a bit! Rather than having 3 of us in your head, there’s going to be 7 of us!!! We have facilitated a very timely panel discussion on what TA might have to say about the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The panel is made up of Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analysts across the four fields of application in TA. We have Anna Chandy (C), Trudi Newton (E), Adrienne Lee (P), Thorsten Geck (O) and Giles Barrow (E) who will be representing the emerging approach of Ecological TA.

Special Series – Episode 1    |    33min

COVID-19 Panel Discussion, Part 2

Series 8 Episode 2.

In this special edition episode, we have changed things up a bit! Rather than having 3 of us in your head, there’s going to be 7 of us!!! We have facilitated a very timely panel discussion on what TA might have to say about the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The panel is made up of Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analysts across the four fields of application in TA. We have Anna Chandy (C), Trudi Newton (E), Adrienne Lee (P), Thorsten Geck (O) and Giles Barrow (E) who will be representing the emerging approach of Ecological TA.

After a brief introduction, our guest’s discussion builds into a rich and inspiring response to the current pandemic. Not wanting to edit any nuggets of wisdom out, we have decided to publish it in its entirety across two separate episodes.

Special Series – Episode 2    |    42min

Lessons Learned and Plans for Future Podcasts

In this shorter episode, John and Matt reflect on completing the Introductory Series, their favourite bits, how much they have learned from the interviews, plus their plan to interview more expert Transactional Analysts.

Intro Series – Episode 7    |    22min

TA Counselling with guest Rosemary Napper

In this episode, we speak with Rosemary Napper. Rosemary is a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst in 3 fields – Counselling, Organisations and Education. Rosemary notes that these are all fields which emphasise presence and emergence, culture and context, and working in the here and how with the Adult ego state. 

Intro Series – Episode 6    |    45min

Organisational TA with guest Marian Timmermans

In this episode, we speak with Marian Timmermans a Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst in the Organisational field. She is also a Coach, Team Coach, Process Facilitator and a Management Consultant.

Intro Series – Episode 5    |    47min

TA and Psychotherapy with guest Dr Mark Widdowson

In this episode, we speak with Dr Mark Widdowson a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst in the Psychotherapy field. He is also university lecturer, researcher and writer. 

Intro Series – Episode 4    |    37min

Educational TA with guest

Giles Barrow

In this episode, we speak with Giles Barrow, an Educator, Writer and a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst in the Educational field.

https://gilesbarrow.com

Intro Series – Episode 3    |    52min

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