Rackets and the Racket System
When is a feeling not an authentic feeling?
Answer: when it is a racket feeling.......
Working out the difference between an authentic feeling and a learned behaviour can help the TA Practitioner understand where the client may be locked in a 'self-fulfilling prophecy'.
Fanita Engish's substitute feelings and rackety displays will be explored, along with what Eric Berne had to say about Rackets.
Erskine and Zalcman's Racket System (now known as the Script System) will be thoroughly examined.
Moiso's work on emotions will also give insights into the difference between a real and a racket feeling.