Deconfusion of the Child ego state - An examination of the main contributions and how redecision adds to the literature

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Tony White


This paper examines some of the main writings about deconfusion of the Child in the transactional analysis literature. It seeks to show how each approach defines the goals of deconfusion and the methods by which deconfusion is obtained. In doing this it clarifies the three methods which Berne proposed could be used for such deconfusion. It also attempts to show how redecision therapy adds to the literature on the topic, which to the writer's knowledge has not been done before.

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White, T. (2021). Deconfusion of the Child ego state - An examination of the main contributions and how redecision adds to the literature. International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research & Practice, 12(2), 17-24.


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