Games People Play
In 1964 Eric Berne wrote the book Games People Play. It is still in print.
Human beings get into 'stuff' with each other - some trivial or mildly upsetting, to some with disasterous consequences.
These dynamics can be played out within personal relationships, or within teams and individuals in a workplace setting. The result can be a loss of productivity, a loss of good staff and/or a loss of wellbeing.
A thorough exploration of psychological games: why we play them; what we can do instead of playing games and how to recognise a game when it is happening.
Using Karpman's Drama Triangle, we will learn to analyse the roles and positions, the movements and dynamics in a psychological game.