Transactional Analysis 3: gimmicks


Third in a series on TA, offering some of the metaphors I think can be useful in conceptualising and dealing with interactions. This third video takes a closer look at gimmicks and some different perspectives they can be viewed from — including gimmicks as faulty rules, faulty roles and faulty definitions — and then possible ways out.

Recommended TA texts:
1) Ian Stewart & Vann Joines: ‘TA Today: A New Introduction To Transactional Analysis’
2) Thomas A Harris: ‘I’m OK, You’re OK’
3) Eric Berne: ‘Games People Play’