Transactional Analysis Counselling in Action (Paperback)

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Transactional Analysis Counselling in Action (Paperback)


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Selling over 25,000 copies across three editions, this book provides an unrivalled introduction to the core concepts and basic techniques of Transactional Analysis (TA). Ian Stewart guides the reader step-by-step through the successive stages in using TA to create therapeutic change, building understanding of the way the approach works in real-life practice.

Key features of this new edition include:

-a single extended case study running through the book

-′Key ideas′ panels to summarize the main ideas in each section

-Detailed discussion of ′closing the escape hatches′ TA′s distinctive approach to resolving the issues of suicide, self-harm or violence

-Practice Checklists offering suggested questions readers can use to appraise their own work with clients at strategic points in the text

- Space for Reflection sections and Further Reading lists to conclude each chapter.

This bestselling textbook offers trainee and practising psychotherapists and counsellors a concise, hands-on exploration of current concepts and techniques in Transactional Analysis.

Ian Stewart is Co-Director of The Berne Institute, Nottingham. He is the author of Eric Berne (SAGE, 1992) and Developing Transactional Analysis Counselling (SAGE, 1996), and co-author of TA Today (2nd edn, Lifespace, 2012).

Product Details ISBN: 9781446253281
ISBN-10: 1446253287
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Publication Date: November 6th, 2013
Pages: 280
Language: English
Series: Counselling in Action