An Examination of Parental Alienation through Transactional Analysis


This post will probably only be interesting to alienated parents or people who enjoy psychology.

In 1964 Psychiatrist Eric Berne wrote “Games People Play” to introduce his theory of Transactional Analysis about the dynamics of human relationships.

I am not trained in psychology but I was fascinated by its potential to illustrate how the normal pathways of communication between a father/mother and son/daughter relationship can often be disrupted or reversed in cases of parental alienation, causing harm to both…

I couldn’t find a desription of PA with this so I wrote my own little “paper” to convey my attempt at describing PA pathways of communication through this established method. My apologies if its already been covered.

Until I work out how to insert diagrams in here, if you are interested just click on my PDF version here transactional-pa

….In cases of PA, the Alienating Parent (AP) allows the alienated child…

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About madisonelizabethbaylis

Father of Kevin, Jenvey and Maddie. Being alienated from Maddie due to the fact that after her mother divorced me and remarried she cut me out of my daughter´s life. I then rekindled my relationship with the mother of my boys and since then Melissa is hell bend on allienating and abusing Maddie
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