For a while now, I have been meaning to do a blog on the Standards and Outcomes for Transactional Analysts to consider when working with clients.
In some ways you can see this list, as some of the aims, for a Professional Transactional Analyst within Therapeutic practice.
- Safety— The Psychotherapist needs to make available a Safe place for reflection ,exploration ,and change.
- Empowerment— to use sensitivity, wisdom, knowledge, professional expertise, experience and skill to honour, encourage, develop or nurture another persons powers of emotional, physical, intellectual and practical self-expression and self-actualisation through the use of transactions designed to activate a or to reactivate the Adult ego state in the executive
- Responsibility— to help another person to develop the capacity to adopt an independence stands, able to identify, express and take care of their own needs and desires as fully as possible.
- Respect— to help a person to develop self-respect and respect for others.We would look for evidence of this in all aspects of a person’s daily functioning.
- Integrity— to help an other person’s exercise and develop an awareness of Self, Others and the capacity for Spontaneous thought and action.
- Achievement of contract
- Cure— to increase functionality and decrease psychopathology.