'Explicit bi-lateral commitment to a well-defined course of action' (Berne, 1966)
Boundary management, levels of contracting, multi-party contracting and stakeholder management, Micholt's Psychological distance, Steiner's elements and Protection, Permission, Potency.
As a communicator, how well do you contract? How clear are you, and do you always say what you mean or need to say?
Reflective Practice - Self-Analysis
'What you are is what you have been. What you think is what you become' Buddha
Understanding yourself - diagnosing your needs. Understanding the needs of others and assessment in the moment, Learning Styles and the Learning Cycle, use of supervision and reading and keeping a learning journal
Do you get in your own way? Do you know the impact you might be having on your clients, your friends, your loved-ones?
What Lies Beneath?
“On the basis of early experience … the child acquires his convictions, makes his decision, and takes his position”
Structural analysis of Ego States - development of Internal Ego States and their content - the make-up of personality, and script matrix - what programming did you receive?
What will you do about it?
Challenging old patterns of behaviour - what drives us, and how we can change