In the last blog, I have given the analysis of personalities and their interaction, communication style of Bigg Boss, participants. This blog has got almost 500 hits in a day and there were different comments. I had to delete few of comments because of abusive language. This is also funny, how people respond, when something goes different from their expectations. I wanted to put the exact point of this theory here. I thought to explain what this theory is and how it works in our day to day life.
Transactional analysis or TA is a branch of psychotherapy developed by Eric Berne. His definition of it is “a theory of personality and a systematic psychotherapy for personal growth and change”. Based on this theory Thomas Anthony Harris had written a beautiful self-help book, “I am OK, You are OK.” It is about how people interact with each other especially which ego state of the person is interacting with which ego state.
Knowing about TA can be very useful for improving our interaction/communication skills. TA is about how people are structured psychologically and is both a theory of communication and a theory of child development.
The attached presentation will help you to understand more about this theory and model…