Category: National TA Conference 2014

The Transformational Properties of Values-based Education (VbE) – Dr Neil Hawkes

Neil’s aim is to inspire us to assess the role of values in our lives and work. He demonstrates how a common values vocabulary can become an ethical code on which we can base our lives: giving us a personal compass that helps us to find meaning and purpose. Neil shows us how values become a lifeline for some and a life enhancer for all, helping us to make positive decisions about ourselves. He explores how values act to help us to raise our awareness (consciousness), as would a positive nurturing and structuring parent, so that we act in alignment with our essence.

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Cross Fertilisation of our Fields – From Psychotherapy to Developmental and Back to Psychotherapy – Julie Hay TSTA (O&E)

Julie Hay

In 1978 when Robert & Mary Goulding first identified the ‘Impasses’ in Redecision TA therapy they offered a diagrammatic model for the Type 3 Impasse, this was followed by Ken Mellor in 1980 with his model, who identified the developmental stage. Later by Petruska Clarkson who suggested another diagram.

For me, none of these models have been satisfactory in explaining this primitive experience of the infant. In this presentation I will review previous models and present a new representation developed on the ideas of the Child ego state in Hargaden & Sills book on Relational Transactional Analysis.

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