Short Courses

Please view our variety of short courses below, which use Transactional Analysis as part of clinical practice and personal growth.

​The TA 101 is an internationally recognised qualification. It counts as 12 hours continuing personal and professional development in Transactional Analysis. It is the official access course for people who wish to study Transactional Analysis. ​This is the beginning of your journey. The course is delivered using creative and experiential training as well as academic study that gives a broad overview of Transactional Analysis. Even if you are not interested in continuing a career in therapy, these two days will provide a wealth of understanding into yourself, your relationships and the choices you make in your life. This training does not give you a qualification to work with clients, but in addition to a previously held qualifications in counselling or psychotherapy it can provide additional valuable tools and learning. This course is an entry level requirement for the first year of training at TAC. Your place will be held once the booking form is received and the deposit made. Please read the short course contract.

Two training days:

Spring TA101 - 23rd and 24th March 2024

Summer TA101 - 20th and 21st July 2024

Cost £200

​Deposit £50 at time of booking​

Counselling Skills Intensive using Transactional Analysis (Face to Face)

This course is open to those who have some prior learning in counselling skills and want to deepen their knowledge, or trainee psychotherapists that are wanting to increase their experience of practicing their skills. We have had success supporting trainees who are feeling anxious or stuck as they contemplate going into clinical practice.Complete beginners who are seriously considering a career in psychotherapy or counselling are also welcome. However, some previous personal experience of counselling or psychotherapy is strongly recommended so that you know how to keep yourself grounded and safe!During this course you will learn and explore:

  • How to develop an effective therapeutic contract

  • The appropriate use of empathy and confrontation

  • How to listen deeply and respond effectively to invite clients to learn about themselves

  • How to ask the right question that invites deeper reflection from your client

  • Using Berne’s therapeutic operations as a treatment plan

  • How to hold yourself safely when the client becomes distressed or angry

  • How to think about ethics, boundaries and safety

Two training days (3rd and 4th August 2024)

Cost: £200

£50 deposit at time of booking.

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