Transactional Analysis is a way of understanding ourselves and our relationships with others, and it is the basis for my work. It is often the therapeutic relationship that is empowering and allows change to occur.
I provide a place and the opportunity that allows clients to explore their issues and concerns. This is a place where they are not judged and are always held in positive regard. It's comfortable, it's safe, and it works.
I work with those who are experiencing a wide range of emotional and psychological difficulties. This includes but is not limited to:
The Counselling Directory describes Transactional Analysis this way:
"Transactional analysis (TA) is a widely recognised form of modern psychology that involves a set of practical conceptual tools 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.
In counselling TA therapy is very versatile, for it can be used in a wide range of areas and incorporates key themes from humanistic, integrative, psychoanalytical, psychodynamic therapies. Though it is commonly recognised as a brief and solution-focused approach, transactional analysis can also be applied as an effective long-term, in-depth therapy .
Throughout therapy, the TA therapist will work directly on here and now problem solving behaviours, whilst helping clients to develop day-to-day tools for finding constructive creative solutions. The ultimate goal is to ensure clients regain absolute autonomy over their lives."