Category - Anal
The parent-adult-child model the basics based on his observations of people in his own clinical practice in the nineteen fifties, the psychologist eric berne developed the idea that people can switch between different states of mindsometimes in the same conversation and certainly in different parts of their lives, for example at work and at home. The parent adult child model (pac) which we discuss in this article is a part of transactional analysis theory. Many of the core ta models and concepts can be categorised into. Transactional analysis (ta) is a fascinating theory of communication. It was created by eric berne in the 1950s and 1960s but is still very much used today. The theory is based on the idea that we have 3 parts (or ego states) to our personality (the parent, the adult and the child). a brief explanation of the parentadultchild model in transactional analysis by nick davies director of the warwickshire school of hypnotherapy www. Transactional analysis is about identifying which ego states are present in your transactions so that you. Ill lay out the cornerstone idea of transactional analysis and then relate it back to my own worlds a little bit. The heart of a lot of bernes work is this idea of adultparentchild. Heres a mock-up of what it looks like alright, so heres the basic idea.