Talk:Games People Play (book)

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The Celestine Prophecy[edit]

Why is this book in the "See also" section? Does it have some link to TA? Luis Dantas 10:54, 27 April 2007 (UTC)

No clue. I removed it during my expansion of the article, as I saw no apparent link, other than both being books that were popular in the 70's. -- 17:24, 12 June 2007 (UTC)
The Celestine Prophecy was published in the early '90s so I don't think that was the link. It does have a sort of "transactional" element. From that article, "Redfield acknowledged that the work of Dr. Eric Berne and his book Games People Play, the bestseller from 1964, was a major influence on his work. Specifically, the life games to which Dr. Eric Berne refers in his book is a tool used in an individual's quest for energetic independence." iames 14:36, 7 August 2007 (UTC)

I'm sorry no one broke it down, or summarized TA/I'm OK You're OK/Games people play. I think it's the greatest single tool for successful relationship development. If every new couple knew basic TA they would never "talk down" (parent to child) to eachother, and there would be a lot more child to child (fun) stuff between couples. If conflict or disagrement arises, careful TA can have us sharing, as in parent to parent or adult to adult, what the consequences of eachother's points of views are...and both of us would feel be "OK". Win-win situations make relationships work. --Robecology (talk) 23:38, 25 February 2008 (UTC)Robecology

James Redfield was not a psychologist[edit]

The article introduces James Redfield as an American-psychologist-turned-author, when he was actually a master's-level therapist. He could be called an American-psychotherapist-turned-author, but psychologist is a title reserved for individuals who have obtained a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in psychology. (talk) 20:07, 19 February 2010 (UTC)Psychoexaminer

Let's remove the passage about The Celestine Prophecy.[edit]

I see no reason why the passage on The Celestine Prophecy should not be removed, but I notice that the passage has been allowed to remain for some time. I recommend it be deleted because it contributes nothing to the reader's understanding of Berne's book.

If others agree or disagree, please post so that we can resolve this. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:09, 15 January 2013 (UTC)


Is there a connection? Eric Woolfson was Jewish like Berne and heavy interested in psychological topics — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:53, 21 September 2016 (UTC)