ERIC Number: EJ857796
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
Using Winnie the Pooh Characters to Illustrate the Transactional Analysis Ego States
Adams, Jennifer R.
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, v4 n3 p237-248 2009
Utilizing creative techniques within the counseling session makes the content come alive for both counselor and client. When combined with a solid theoretical foundation, creative metaphors provide a powerful tool for empowering clients and helping them sustain change. This article describes a creative way to use the Winnie the Pooh characters to illustrate the Transactional Analysis ego states. Case examples are included.
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Psychotherapy, Childrens Literature, Fiction, Figurative Language, Psychological Patterns, Creativity, Individual Counseling, Children, Adults
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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