Presentation on theme: "Transactional Analysis How We Spend Our Time. Transactional Analysis Transactional Analysis or TA is a way of understanding … and changing human behavior."— Presentation transcript:
Transactional Analysis Transactional Analysis or TA is a way of understanding … and changing human behavior … why communication fails and how it can be corrected. … one to one relationships
Transactional Analysis TA Ego States or Personality Aspects ParentAdultChild
Transactional Analysis Parent… learned to act and feel much as those that raised us. Parent Prejudiced Parent… follows rules, accepts slogans, holds opinions without thinking first of facts. Nurturing Parent… Supportive and protective toward others, offers help and guidance.
Transactional Analysis Clues to Someone in Their Parent … a frown or stern look. …tone of voice. … pointing of the index finger. … arms folded as to say “what are you doing?” … uses phrases like; “you should,” “you ought to,” “that is right!” … words such as; sympathizing, punishing. moralizing, judging, giving orders, criticizing.
Transactional Analysis Child… what we were when we were young. Child Free Child… Open to life, spontaneous, filled with the sense of wonder and delight, self centered, aggressive, rebellious, does not consider the consequences of feeling or actions. Adapted Child… Polite, sociable, recognizes the rights of others,adapts behavior to suit them, can resent the rights/demands of others, complies grudgingly, feels unsure about themselves, procrastinates.
Transactional Analysis Clues to Someone in Their Child … smiling, laughing, having fun. …tone of voice. … crying, having tantrums, getting into trouble. … childlike facial expressions. … uses words/phrases like; “Wow!,” “Gosh!,” “I wish,” “I feel.”
Transactional Analysis Adult… looks at the facts and reasons out the answer - the computer ins us. Adult … figures things out logically. … takes responsibility for thoughts, feeling and actions. … solves problems and makes decisions.
Transactional Analysis Clues to Someone in Their Adult … straight forward facial expression. …active listener, eyes blink every 3 to 5 seconds showing attention. … speaks of probabilities. … uses phrases like; “In my opinion,” “Based on what I have observed,” “So far the facts seem to indicate.”