Packed with 30 practical suggestions to help counselors develop and enhance their transactional analysis (TA) counseling skills, this volume covers issues of vital importance in TA theory and application. Author Ian Stewart begins with a brief introductory section that summarizes the essentials of TA and goes on to address the common errors that counselors new to TA tend to make. Comprised of new and wide-ranging material, each of the 30 suggestions, which are supported by useful illustrations, encourage counselors to think carefully about their practice and how it can be made even more effective. This concise workbook also assists new counselors and trainees with other integral concerns, including contract making, time frames, and the process model. User-friendly and designed for immediate application, Developing Transactional Analysis Counseling contains tips essential to students in training for counseling and social work careers as well as practicing counselors and researchers in counseling and social work.
PART ONE: PRINCIPLES OF TA
An Outline of TA Theory
Principles of TA Treatment
PART TWO: THIRTY WAYS TO DEVELOP YOUR TA COUNSELLING
Using the Process Model
Afterword: Living the Therapeutic Relationship