Category: Julie Hay

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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