Of all the approaches to therapy, Transactional Analysis (or TA) is arguably one of those most suited to time-limited work. At a time when short-term therapy is increasingly dominant as a form of practice, Transactional Analysis Approaches to Brief Therapy provides an insightful guide which both informs and challenges.
Rather than a single theory, TA has developed as a group of four schools which share a common philosophy, but place different emphasis on what occurs during the therapeutic process. Written by therapists at the leading edge of developments in TA, the book presents and differentiates each of these four approaches. Through transcripts and commentaries, it shows how theory applies to practice, for exampl
About the Author
Keith Tudor is a UKCP registered psychotherapist, and has a private/independent practice in Sheffield offering therapy, supervision and consultancy. He is author of Transactional Analysis Approaches to Brief Therapy (SAGE, 2001) and Group Counselling (SAGE, 1999).
Table of Contents
PART ONE: TA AND SCHOOLS OF TA Transactional Analysis as Brief Therapy - Ulrike M[um]uller and Keith TudorBrief Psychotherapy Using Psychoanalytic TA - Helena HargadenTA as a Short-Term Cognitive Therapy - Geoff MothersoleRedecision Therapy as Brief Therapy - James R Allen and Barbara Ann AllenCathexis: Brief Therapy in a Residential Community - David RawsonIntegrating Views of TA Brief Therapy - Keith Tudor and Mark WiddowsonPART TWO: APPLICATIONSThe One Session Cure: On Becoming a Non-Smoker - Adrienne LeeShort-term Therapy for Post-traumatic Stress - Steve Dennis