As a theory of personality, transactional analysis gives us a picture of how people are structured psychologically using the three part ego-state model. The concept of life script explains how our present life patterns originated in childhood. We may continue to replay childhood strategies in grown-up life, even when these produce results that are ultimately self-defeating or painful.
- People are okay
- Everyone has value and worth
- Everyone has the capacity to think
- Early script decision can be changed