TRANSACTIONAL ANALYSIS (TA)
tells us that our personality is made up of 3 basic parts called
The 3 ego-states are: Parent - Adult - Child.
These are different from real parents, real children and
real grown-ups. Ego-states begin with a capital letter to show the
difference between a Parent ego-state and a parent raising a child, or
adults running a business.
An ego-State is defined as a coherent system of: thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
Each ego-state has a characteristic set of traits :