RHCP CPD Training

TA 101: An Introduction to the Main Theoretical Concepts of Transactional Analysis

With John Monk-Steel, RMN, RGN, CTA (P), TSTA (P), UKCP reg. Psychotherapist
on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September 2018


This course is the official TA 101, recognised by the International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA) and the European Association for Transactional Analysis. Completion of this course will provide you with the official TA 101 certification.

Psychological health and our ability to get what we want in life is dependant on how we treat ourselves and others. In this two-day training event we will explore ways of understanding ourselves, other people and the patterns of our relationships using the popular and engaging model of Transactional Analysis.

Transactional Analysis (TA) is a model of understanding human behaviour, particularly in respect of our relationships. This introductory course will examine the theory of TA and will explore natural patterns of communication and offer opportunities to develop effective interpersonal dialogs. The course will reflect on the decisions we make about ourselves and others considering the assumptions we make about relationships during our own development. In TA it is assumed that part of us remains in ‘child mode’ throughout the lifespan and that we act out our younger emotional needs in adult life which is identifiable by the times in life whereby we experience elevated and sometimes disproportional positive or negative attitudes.

We will examine the ways people have developed coping strategies for dealing with the stresses and strains of life. We will also explore the various ways people may limit themselves so that they do not get what they want, and we will also look at ways those patterns may be changed.

The course is designed to be interactive and engaging and is an internationally recognised foundation in TA core principles.

Who Should Attend?

This course can be used for personal development, and is suited to those working in organisational or educational settings who wish to better understand interpersonal and group dynamics. The training can also be used as the beginning of counselling or psychotherapy training, or as a way of developing skills for practitioners already working in a therapeutic setting.

About the trainer:

John Monk-Steel, RMN, RGN, CTA (P), TSTA (P), UKCP reg. Psychotherapist

John is an experienced UKCP Registered Psychotherapist, Trainer, Supervisor and Mental Health Nurse. He joined the NHS as a student nurse in 1969 where he first learnt psychodynamic theory and skills. He later qualified as a TA Psychotherapist in 1995 and developed his independent practice in 1996 becoming a trainer and supervisor from 1997. John has also trained in and integrated Energy Psychotherapy theory and practice into his work as a TA psychotherapist.

More Information:


Leicester (TBC)

Date & Time:

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September 2018 / 10am - 5pm (9.30am Registration)


£190 + VAT Self-funding or charity organisation discount
£235 + VAT Organisation Full Price

Refreshment and lunch breaks planned - please bring your own lunch

CPD Hours:

Certification of attendance provided

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