Resources

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T A Today: A New Introduction to Transactional Analysis

Ian Stewart and Vann Joines 


A great introduction to Transactional Analysis, which is often used as the primary text book for students new to TA.

Covering all the major themes and theories with easy to understand explanations. I particularly love the use of images and diagrams in TA and these are clearly and well represented here.

A must read for anyone wishing to learn more about the application of TA to counselling and psychotherapy.

Contracts in Counselling & Psychotherapy

Charlotte Sills (Editor)


This book explores the different types of contracts, or working agreements that are used by therapists.

It describes not only contracts between client and therapist but also how this work is to be undertaken including the use of:

Exploratory contracts

Brief and open-ended contracts

Three cornered contracts

Process & outcome focused contracts

Ethics and law

The EQ Edge, Third Edition: Emotional Intelligence and Your Success

by Steven J. Stein, Howard E. Book


Authors Steven J. Stein and Howard E. Book show you how the dynamic of emotional intelligence works. By understanding EQ, you can build more meaningful relationships, boost your confidence and optimism, and respond to challenges with enthusiasm–all of which are essential ingredients of success.


A great read for those new to emotional intelligence as well as those with more familiarity and wanting to further develop their understanding.

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment and Your Life

by Jon Kabat-Zinn


The perfect starting place to learn about mindfulness.

Presents the key attitudes and practices that Jon Kabat-Zinn has found most useful with his students and patients through dozens of pithy essays with simple steps for transforming our relationship to the way we think, feel, love, work, and play to more fully embody who we really are.

Two CDs that include five guided mindfulness meditations by the author.

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