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SomersetCounselling.org is a free online information service provided by Somerset based Integrative Counsellor David Trott MBACP Dip couns. On this web site you can access counselling and psychotherapy articles and blogs. You can also contact David should you wish to book a counselling and psychotherapy appointment.

David provides Integrative Counselling, Employee Assistance Programs and Psychotherapy in the heart of Somerset and the South West of England.

David is a member of The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and works strictly within their ethical framework.

As a fully qualified Integrative counsellor, David can adapt the therapy on offer, to best meet the individual needs of the client or group. David has a specific focus on integrative counselling, psychotherapy, the integrative counselling model and the integrative counselling approach.

We humans, the games we play:Transactional Analysis

Transactional Analysis is built on the theory that there are three areas or states of the human personality and these are represented in diagrams and text books by three vertical circles. The top circle is the parent, the middle the adult and the bottom one is the child. A Transaction is an exchange between people – a person says or does something and the other person says or does something back. A simple Transaction between adults might be:

Read more: We humans, the games we play:Transactional Analysis

Alcohol The Big Question

It is said that those of us that were around at the time can remember where they were when they heard of the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy. For me it’s also true of the death of John Lennon and the invasion of the Falkland Islands. These events, although mostly not linked closely to our own families leave their marks on us and time stamp our brains. Other landmarks are also etched in our memories i.e. birthdays, anniversaries, when we started a particular job or maybe when we passed our driving test, it’s all there, saved in the hard drive of our minds.

Read more: Alcohol The Big Question