In transactional analysis theory, life script themes are archaic patterns of experience and interaction, which can emerge during clinical work and impact practice. This study examined whether a newly qualified therapist’s problematic life script themes were detectable in supervision, how they were addressed, and whether addressing them led to assimilation of these themes.
Published in Transactional Analysis Journal 51(5) (April 2021) Vos,J & van Rijn,B. Abstract This article presents a focused review of the research literature in transactional analysis (TA). TA was developed in the 1950s as a theory of human personality and social behavior and as a comprehensive form of psychotherapy, but there has not been anyContinue reading “The Evidence-Based Conceptual Model of Transactional Analysis: A Focused Review of the Research Literature”
From: Script Magazine VOL. 42, NO. 4 APRIL 2012 Evaluation in Psychotherapy: An Opportunity and a Challenge by Biljana van Rijn Standardized evaluation and the development of clinical guidelines for psychotherapy have had a significant impact on services in the United Kingdom. Health organizations are funding short-term, evidence-based treatments, primarily cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Other evidence-basedContinue reading “Article in Script Magazine (ITAA)”
Biljana van Rijn, Ciara Wild, Patricia Moran Evaluation of Integrative Counselling Psychology and Transactional Analysis in Primary Care Health Setting Journal of Integrative Research, Counselling and Psychotherapy JIRCP pag. 36-46 Abstract The objective of the study was to evaluate Transactional Analysis and Integrative Counselling Psychology as treatments within a health setting. The research was aContinue reading “A new paper in a new journal”
A new article by Biljana van Rijn, Ciara Wild, Heather Fowlie, Charlotte Sills, and Servaas van Beekum is published in the International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research, Vol 2, No 1 (2011). Abstract This research was a small scale quantitative study involving students undergoing Relational Transactional Analysis psychotherapy training at Metanoia Institute in London in theContinue reading “Impact of Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy Training on Self Awareness and Ability for Contact”